37 - The Clan

Contemporary Interpretation

37 - The Clan

Clarity that points us
the right path

And intuition
That points us
The right

Dynamics of the Hexagram

The Hexagram

yang yang yin yang yin yang

Upper Trigram: Sun, Wind (Tree)

2nd Core Character: Li, Fire

1st Core Character: Kan, Water

Lower Trigram: Li, Fire

The Hexagram's Dynamic within the Matrix

The Changes: 37 - the clan

The Changes in Detail

Lower Trigram: Li, the Fire

First Change: Li → Kan, the Water

Second Change: Kan → Li, the Fire

Third Change: Li → Sun, the Wind / Tree

Upper Trigram: Sun, the Wind / Tree

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

The clan (37) signifies the interior.

The image

Wind comes forth from fire: the image of the clan. Thus the superior man has substance in his words and continuity in his conduct.

The judgement

The clan. The perseverance of the woman furthers.
Full text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes

References and Connotations