44 - Coming to Meet

Contemporary Interpretation

44 - Coming to Meet

Growing, until
I am fully...

Until I
Will have become

Dynamics of the Hexagram

The Hexagram

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Upper Trigram: Qian, Heaven

2nd Core Character: Qian, Heaven

1st Core Character: Qian, Heaven

Lower Trigram: Sun, Wind (Tree)

The Hexagram's Dynamic within the Matrix

The Changes: 44 - coming to meet

The Changes in Detail

Lower Trigram: Sun, the Wind / Tree

First Change: Sun → Qian, the Heaven

Second and Third Change: Qian → Qian, the Heaven

Upper Trigram: Qian, the Heaven

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

Coming to meet (44) signifies encounter.

The image

Underneath heaven is wind: the image of coming to meet. This is how the prince disseminates his commands and has them proclaimed to the four quarters of heaven.

The judgement

Coming to meet. The maiden is powerful. One should not marry such a maiden. Full text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes

References and Connotations