Feed what holds us
We are rooted
We should feed [honor]
What reaches us
So that it gives us
Dynamics of the Hexagram
Upper Trigram: Kun, Earth
2nd Core Character: Kun, Earth
1st Core Character: Zhen, Thunder
Lower Trigram: Kan, Water
The Hexagram's Dynamic within the Matrix
The Changes in Detail
Lower Trigram: Kan, the Water
First Change: Kan → Zhen, the Thunder
Second Change: Zhen → Kun, the Earth
Third Change: Kun → Kun, the Earth
Upper Trigram: Kun, the Earth
Follow the Path of the Dao: A Western Approximation
The Interplay of Yin and Yang
Changes and Impulses
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The army (07) signifies sorrow.
In the middle of the earth is water: the image of the army. Thus the superior man increases his masses through generosity towards the people.
The army. The army needs perseverance and a strong man. Good fortune without blame.Full text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes