no2DO - eine Annäherung aus Westen
Clarity and intuition =
That is rooted
Upper Trigram: Kun, Earth
2nd Core Character: Zhen, Thunder
1st Core Character: Kan, Water
Lower Trigram: Li, FireInformationen zum Interpretationsmodell
Darkening of the light (36) signifies injury.
The light has sunk into the earth: the image of darkening of the light. Thus the superior man lives with the masses: he veils his brightness, yet he remains shining.
Darkening of the light. In adversity it furthers to be persevering.
Dynamics of the Hexagram
Lower Trigram: Li, the Fire
First Change: Li → Kan, the Water
Second Change: Kan → Zhen, the Thunder
Third Change: Zhen → Kun, the Earth
Upper Trigram: Kun, the Earth
When interpreting a hexagram, Kun points at the place which we are at, here and now. Kun invites us to calm down and to use this place / moment as a source of strength. Like a wave rolling back into the sea, its origin, focusing and drawing new energies. Hide
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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