Ideally, inspiration falls
onto fertile grounds.
Onto fertile grounds:
A clear spirit
Lets the seed
Grow into a tree
Dynamics of the Hexagram
Upper Trigram: Dui, Lake
2nd Core Character: Sun, Wind (Tree)
1st Core Character: Li, Fire
Lower Trigram: Dui, Lake
The Hexagram's Dynamic within the Matrix
The Changes in Detail
Lower Trigram: Dui, the Lake
First Change: Dui → Li, the Fire
Second Change: Li → Sun, the Wind / Tree
Third Change: Sun → Dui, the Lake
Upper Trigram: Dui, the Lake
Follow the Path of the Dao: A Western Approximation
The Interplay of Yin and Yang
Changes and Impulses
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The joyous (58) is obvious.
Lakes resting upon each other: the image of the joyous. Thus together with his friends the superior man meets for discussion and practice.
The joyous. Success. Perseverance is favourable.Full text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes