Interpreting multiple lines: the pivot method revisited

The pivot methodWhen obtaining a multiple lines reading, you can use one line or groupe of lines as a pivot and amend it with the remaining line (or alternatively take one line as pivot and amend it with the remaining line or group of...

What is purity?

43.3 (43 > 58)SituationOne drops the less important.

A promising methodology for interpreting multiple changing lines

While the interpretation of unchanging hexagrams and single changing line hexagrams, it has always been difficult to interpret multiple lines.Several methods have been suggested, which all gave mixed results. Sometimes they were...

Studying the I Ching with Anandamayi - Part 7: the spiral of criticism

Studying the I Ching with Anandamayi - Part 7: the spiral of criticism

8.3 (8 > 39)SituationOne has established relations with unpleasant people.One of the most dreaded lines of the I Ching is 8.3. In some comments it refers to wrong people (Wilhelm-Baynes), in others to non-people (Hilary Barrett)  or...

Studying the I Ching with Anandamayi - Part  6: the empty basket

Studying the I Ching with Anandamayi - Part 6: the empty basket

54.6 (54 > 38) Before I even started making Taoscopy's comments, I had some knowledge of the I Ching. Among the lines that I thought I was understanding very well is 54.6. The woman holds the basket, but there are no fruits in...

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...