Hexagram #57

Hexagram #57 is one of the eight hexagrams that are a trigram repeated.  This one is Wind.  This hexagram comes to you to advise you to be like wind...not a hurricane or tornado, but more like a gentle breeze.  Be adaptable and penetrate matters gently.  Do not force your will, but do make sure to... Continue Reading →

Hexagram #56

Hexagram #56 is Sojourning or The Wanderer.  This hexagram is the visual inverse of the one before it. It comes to you at a time when you find yourself feeling like a wanderer, like you don't belong where you are.  You may be feeling alone, apart.  Don't try to impose your will right now.  Make... Continue Reading →

Hexagram #55

Hexagram #55 is Abounding or Abundance.  This is a positive hexagram, coming to you at a time of prosperity.  Smile.  Be happy.  Enjoy it.  Be generous and supportive of others.  Like all things, this time will not last.  Once something has reached its height, it inevitably begins a descent.  Don't be sad about this, it... Continue Reading →

Hexagram #54

Hexagram #54 is Converting the Maiden or Marrying the Maiden.  Like all even-numbered hexagrams, it is some form of an inverse of the one preceeding -- in this case, the previous one flipped. This hexagram comes at a time when you find yourself in the middle of a transformation that is beyond your control.  You... Continue Reading →

Hexagram #53

Hexagram #53 is Gradual Advancing or Development.  This hexagram comes to you at a time when you are moving towards a goal, and are being advised to do so gently.  Don't be forceful or aggressive about it.  Keep an eye open for indications that it's time to advance, and then do so slowly.  Being stable... Continue Reading →

Hexagram #52

Hexagram #52 is Bound, Keeping Still, or Mountain.  It's the visual inverse of the hexagram before it, and another one of the 8 hexagrams that are made up of repeating trigrams.  This one is Mountain repeated. This hexagram comes to you at a time of ending a cycle.  You are advised to be like a... Continue Reading →

Hexagram #51

Hexagram #51 is The Arousing, Shake, or Shock.  It is one of the 8 hexagrams that are the same trigram repeated. This hexagram comes to you at a time of new energy.  This energy emerges suddenly, like lightning, and can potentially be disturbing or even frightening.  But don't worry.  While you may be frightened now,... Continue Reading →

Hexagram #50

Hexagram #50 is the Cauldron or the Vessel.  It is the visual inverse of the hexagram before it. This hexagram comes to you at a time when you are called to an inner renewal, through a connection with spiritual powers that aid you.  This is a time of reflection, of looking within to discern the... Continue Reading →

Hexagram #49

Hexagram #49 is Molting or Revolution.  This hexagram comes to you at a time when a radical change is needed.  You are being advised to be like the snake, which sheds its old skin completely.  In the same way, now is the time for you to shed that which no longer serves you.  Re-invent yourself,... Continue Reading →

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