quiet point

The model Follow the Path of Dao distinguishes individual trigrams according to their qualitative dynamics. At the two quiet points, Qian, the heaven (pure yang) and Kun, the earth (pure yin), movement seems to pause for a moment.

The two quiet points consist of identical lines, either exclusively yang lines (Qian) or yin lines (Kun). In Qian, the encounter with the world reaches completion in the sense that one knows about one’s own self-efficacy in the world. In Kun, the individual completely becomes one – one with himself – and has found peace within himself by integrating conscious and (formerly) repressed parts which now become a valuable source.

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