49 - Revolution

Contemporary Interpretation

49 - Revolution

Listen to your song!

Growth that
Shows us the way
Towards ourselves:
To your song!

Dynamics of the Hexagram

The Hexagram

yin yang yang yang yin yang

Upper Trigram: Dui, Lake

2nd Core Character: Qian, Heaven

1st Core Character: Sun, Wind (Tree)

Lower Trigram: Li, Fire

The Hexagram's Dynamic within the Matrix

The Changes: 49 - revolution

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 → Dui, the Lake

Upper Trigram: Dui, the Lake

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

Revolution (49) signifies removal of what is obsolete.

The image

Fire within the lake: the image of revolution. Thus the superior man puts the calender in order and makes the seasons clear.

The judgement

Revolution. You will encounter faith on your own day. Sublime success, furthering through perseverance. Remorse disappears. Full text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes

References and Connotations