Disengage. And listen.
And let the void
And let the silence
Dynamics of the Hexagram
Upper Trigram: Dui, Lake
2nd Core Character: Qian, Heaven
1st Core Character: Sun, Wind (Tree)
Lower Trigram: Gen, Mountain
The Hexagram's Dynamic within the Matrix
The Changes in Detail
Lower Trigram: Gen, the Mountain
First Change: Gen → Sun, the Wind / Tree
Second Change: Sun → Qian, the Heaven
Third Change: Qian → Dui, the Lake
Upper Trigram: Dui, the Lake
Follow the Path of the Dao: A Western Approximation
The Interplay of Yin and Yang
Changes and Impulses
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Influence (31) happens swiftly.
A lake on top of the mountain: the image of influence. Thus by his receptiveness the superior man encourages people to approach him.
Influence. Success. Perseverance furthers. To take a maiden [to wife] brings good fortune.Full text of Richard Wilhelm's 1924 translation by Cary F. Baynes
References and Connotations
- Hexagram 30 → hexagram 31 → hexagram 32
- LI1 (To Trade with Warmth and Great Movement)
- VI The Lovers, King of Wands and Two of Cups