43.5: Bad herb gone good

The Yi Jing comments have been made by humans, and as such they carry their lot of misunderstandings and mistakes. I have pointed already that mantic formulas like "Fortune" and "Misfortune" contradict the comments of 16.1 and 58.5. But...

Style and Content

I was consulting the oracle about the attitude that consists of considering only the style without looking at the content. Then, after a few readings I didn't get fully, the oracle answered this:22.1 (22 > 52)SituationOne is trusted...

Interpreting multiple lines: the answer is in your heart

In a recent post, I have explained that after obtaining the comment of 1.1.6 > 28, I was puzzled because I could not interpret it simply with the changing lines. I have changed my mind about that.[1 > 28]Situation1 > 28 -...

Interpreting two changing lines: Mystery and Confusion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryiq2PxHAJg It used to work...The traditional way to interpret an hexagram is to read the comments on the hexagram, on the transformation and the comment for each changing line (either at the end or...

The 'Oops!' moment of interpreting multiple lines

As many I Ching students will tell you, interpreting multiple lines is one of the most difficult things to do. It is so difficult that some only consider the two hexagrams without reading the line comments.After making comments that...

Asking the I Ching once again?

I've discovered the I Ching with a book, it was one of those books with complicated sentences, but it was quite exotic and I found it entertaining for a while. Of course I didn't understand much about the I Ching and I thought it would...