Discerning the pure
from the impure
Open myself to the world
[what I am]
From the impure
[what I am not].
Dynamics of the Hexagram
Upper Trigram: Li, Fire
2nd Core Character: Dui, Lake
1st Core Character: Qian, Heaven
Lower Trigram: Qian, Heaven
The Hexagram's Dynamic within the Matrix
The Changes in Detail
Lower Trigram: Qian, the Heaven
First Change: Qian → Qian, the Heaven
Second Change: Qian → Dui, the Lake
Third Change: Dui → Li, the Fire
Upper Trigram: Li, the Fire
Follow the Path of the Dao: A Western Approximation
The Interplay of Yin and Yang
Changes and Impulses
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Possession in great measure (14) indicates quantity.
Fire in heaven above: the image of possession in great measure. Thus the superior man inhibits what is evil and promotes what is good, and hereby obeys heaven's benevolent will.
Possession in great measure. Sublime success.Full text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes
References and Connotations
- Hexagram 13 → hexagram 14 → hexagram 15
- HT8 (The Inner Treasures of the Palace)
- Ten of Coins