01 - Determination

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Contemporary Interpretation

01 - Determination

Crystal clear intention,
brightly glowing thought

I, I,
All I.
At the beginning:
Crystal clear intention,
Brightly glowing
Thought,
Ready
To enter
the river [of life].

The Changes

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Upper Trigram: Qian, Heaven

2nd Core Character: Qian, Heaven

1st Core Character: Qian, Heaven

Lower Trigram: Qian, Heaven

Informationen zum Interpretationsmodell

Classical Interpretation

The creative (01) is strong.

The image

The movement of heaven is powerful. Thus the superior man makes himself strong and tireless.

The judgement

The creative works sublime success, furthering through perseverance.
 
Full text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes

Dynamics of the Hexagram

The Changes: 01 - determination

Lower Trigram: Qian, the Heaven

First Change: Qian → Qian, the Heaven

Second Change: Qian → Qian, the Heaven

Third Change: Qian → Qian, the Heaven

Upper Trigram: Qian, the Heaven

Qian represents the zenith of our human potential, a state of mind of clarity and coherence, undisturbed by worries, desires, ... Read more thought loops. When our mind is clear, if we are simultaneously one with ourselves and with our goal, we become creator: the constellating power of our coherent mind, our own living consciousness is able to act upon the unstructured potential that surrounds us, to organize and form it according to our will. Hide

The Path: Following the Changes

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Upper Trigram: Qian, Heaven

2nd Core Character: Qian, Heaven

1st Core Character: Qian, Heaven

Lower Trigram: Qian, Heaven

Lower Trigram: my Starting Point

Upper Trigram: my Objective

My First Step: 1st Core Character

My Second Step: 2nd Core Character

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