no2DO - eine Annäherung aus Westen
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Source of being:
Upper Trigram: Li, Fire
2nd Core Character: Kan, Water
1st Core Character: Gen, Mountain
Lower Trigram: Zhen, ThunderInformation regarding the interpretation model
Biting through (21) signifies to deplete.
Thunder and lightning: the image of biting through. Thus the ancient kings consolidated the laws through clearly defined penalties.
The judgementFull text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes
Dynamics of the Hexagram
Lower Trigram: Zhen, the Thunder
First Change: Zhen → Gen, the Mountain
Second Change: Gen → Kan, the Water
Third Change: Kan → Li, the Fire
Upper Trigram: Li, the Fire
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.