no2DO - eine Annäherung aus Westen
Clear your mind.
And then break loose.
Sigh deeply. Let go.
[Yes, yes, there is
This restlessness in your heart...
An impulse to jump.
But still, try to let go of
Exactly this (joyous?)]
Anxiety for just one moment.
And then, internally strengthened,
Upper Trigram: Zhen, Thunder
2nd Core Character: Kan, Water
1st Core Character: Li, Fire
Lower Trigram: Dui, LakeInformationen zum Interpretationsmodell
The marrying maiden (54) shows the end of being a maiden.
Above the lake is thunder: the image of the marrying maiden. Thus the superior man understands impermanence through contemplating the eternity of the end.
The marrying maiden. Undertakings bring misfortune. Nothing furthers.Full text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes
Dynamics of the Hexagram
Lower Trigram: Dui, the Lake
First Change: Dui → Li, the Fire
Second Change: Li → Kan, the Water
Third Change: Kan → Zhen, the Thunder
Upper Trigram: Zhen, the Thunder
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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