no2DO - eine Annäherung aus Westen
and be nurtured.
Sometimes everything is
And orientate yourself
And yet: decisive.
And are nurtured.
Upper Trigram: Kun, Earth
2nd Core Character: Zhen, Thunder
1st Core Character: Kan, Water
Lower Trigram: Gen, MountainInformationen zum Interpretationsmodell
He who is modest (15) has got it easy.
Within the earth a mountain: the image of modesty. Thus the superior man reduces what is too much, and increases what is too little. He weighs things and makes them equal.
Modesty creates success. The superior man completes things.
Dynamics of the Hexagram
Lower Trigram: Gen, the Mountain
First Change: Gen → Kan, the Water
Second Change: Kan → 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
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