34 - The Power of the Great

Contemporary Interpretation

34 - The Power of the Great

Creating through

I, I,
All I,
Until I open
To the world
Through decision.

Dynamics of the Hexagram

The Hexagram

yin yin yang yang yang yang

Upper Trigram: Zhen, Thunder

2nd Core Character: Dui, Lake

1st Core Character: Qian, Heaven

Lower Trigram: Qian, Heaven

The Hexagram's Dynamic within the Matrix

The Changes: 34 - the power of the great

The Changes in Detail

Lower Trigram: Qian, the Heaven

First Change: Qian → Qian, the Heaven

Second Change: Qian → Dui, the Lake

Third Change: Dui → Zhen, the Thunder

Upper Trigram: Zhen, the Thunder

Follow the Path of the Dao: A Western Approximation

The Interplay of Yin and Yang

Dem Weg des Dao folgen: Annäherung aus Westen

Changes and Impulses

Exemplary Experiences

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Additional Resources

Classical Interpretation

The power of the great (34) is reflected by pausing.

The image

Thunder in heaven above: the image of power of the great. Thus the superior man does not tread upon improper paths.

The judgement

The power of the great. Perseverance furthers. Full text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes

References and Connotations