13 - Fellowship with Men

Contemporary Interpretation

13 - Fellowship with Men

Clarity born growth births me

Born growth
Gives birth to
[clearest thought,
purest intention].

Dynamics of the Hexagram

The Hexagram

yang yang yang yang yin yang

Upper Trigram: Qian, Heaven

2nd Core Character: Qian, Heaven

1st Core Character: Sun, Wind (Tree)

Lower Trigram: Li, Fire

The Hexagram's Dynamic within the Matrix

The Changes: 13 - fellowship with men

The Changes in Detail

Lower Trigram: Li, the Fire

First Change: Li → Sun, the Wind / Tree

Second Change: Sun → Qian, the Heaven

Third Change: Qian → Qian, the Heaven

Upper Trigram: Qian, the Heaven

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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Classical Interpretation

Fellowship with men (13) finds affection.

The image

Heaven together with fire: the image of fellowship with men. Thus the superior man organizes the clans and differentiates things.

The judgement

Fellowship with men in the open: good fortune. It furthers to cross the great water. The superior man's perseverance furthers. Full text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes

References and Connotations