no2DO - eine Annäherung aus Westen
And find myself
Open myself to the world,
And find myself
Upper Trigram: Kun, Earth
2nd Core Character: Zhen, Thunder
1st Core Character: Dui, Lake
Lower Trigram: Qian, HeavenInformationen zum Interpretationsmodell
The characters »stagnation« and »peace« (11) are opposites by their nature.
Heaven and earth unite: the image of peace. Thus the ruler shares and completes the course of heaven and earth, promotes and arranges the gifts of heaven and earth and thereby stands by the people.
Peace. The small departs, the great approaches. Good fortune! Success!
Dynamics of the Hexagram
Lower Trigram: Qian, the Heaven
First Change: Qian → Dui, the Lake
Second Change: Dui → Zhen, the Thunder
Third Change: Zhen → Kun, the Earth
Upper Trigram: Kun, the Earth
When interpreting a hexagram, Kun points at the place which we are at, here and now. Kun invites us to calm down and to use this place / moment as a source of strength. Like a wave rolling back into the sea, its origin, focusing and drawing new energies. Hide
Follow the Path of the Dao: A Western Approximation
The interpretations shown above gradually moved away from Eastern concepts. Let us proceed even a little further. In this section I develop a model of interpretation from a Western perspective, more precisely: from the perspective of philosophical anthropology.
A detailed article on the subject can be found here: A Western Approximation
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