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Upper Trigram: Zhen, Thunder
2nd Core Character: Kan, Water
1st Core Character: Gen, Mountain
Lower Trigram: Kun, EarthInformationen zum Interpretationsmodell
Enthusiasm (16) leads to inertia.
Thunder resounds from the earth: the image of enthusiasm. Thus the ancient kings made music to honor merits, and gloriously offered it to the highest God by inviting their ancestors.
Enthusiasm. It furthers to deploy assistants and set armies marching.
Dynamics of the Hexagram
Lower 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
First Change: Kun → Gen, the Mountain
Second Change: Gen → Kan, the Water
Third Change: Kan → Zhen, the Thunder
Upper Trigram: Zhen, the Thunder
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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