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.Full text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes
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
You can help the further development of no2DO by sending me the question you asked the I Ching and its response (the hexagram's name and number). Each hexagram's tendencies open up most clearly when examined in the context of a personal situation.