no2DO - eine Annäherung aus Westen
Crystal clear determination
runs in open doors
And suddenly there is
Upper Trigram: Kun, Earth
2nd Core Character: Zhen, Thunder
1st Core Character: Dui, Lake
Lower Trigram: Sun, Wind (Tree)Informationen zum Interpretationsmodell
Pushing upward (46) signifies not to come back.
Wood grows within the earth: the image pushing upward. Thus with receptive character the superior man accumulates the small in order to achieve something high and great.
Pushing upward has sublime success. One must see the great man. Do not be afraid! Departure toward the south brings good fortune.Full text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes
Dynamics of the Hexagram
Lower Trigram: Sun, the Wind / Tree
First Change: Sun → Dui, the Lake
Second Change: Dui → 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.