I Ching Hexagram 27 Line 1

27.1 Lamenting one's failure

I Ching Hexagram 27 - Line 1

One is facing a difficult problem, but declines the support of their friends. One must let them act before the situation gets worse.

Derivated hexagram

23 - Erosion

A decline that can be contained by drawing on one's reserves.

23 - Erosion
1 - One does not see what one loses.

Multiple transformations

98888727.1 (27 > 23) - Lamenting one's failure

One is facing a difficult problem, but declines the support of their friends. One must let them act before the situation gets worse.

96888727.1.2 (27 > 4) - Having to weave so as not to lose face

One receives safety advices that they pretend to accept.

98688727.1.3 (27 > 52) - Creating a shortage

One stimulates the appetite of others by making them taste one's favorite dishes.

96688727.1.2.3 (27 > 18) - Returning to normal

One comes to the conclusion that everything is back to normal.

98868727.1.4 (27 > 35) - Discovering the district

One has taken the time to see the surroundings before going to visit the place.

96868727.1.2.4 (27 > 64) - Trapping the resistance

One uses a subterfuge to confound one's opponents.

98668727.1.3.4 (27 > 56) - Driving the needy out

One wants to tell others that they are not welcome.

96668727.1.2.3.4 (27 > 50) - Creating connections

One builds a network of close friendships to cope with times of difficulty.

98886727.1.5 (27 > 20) - Making false promises

One tries to trick the others into thinking they're gonna get their money's worth.

96886727.1.2.5 (27 > 59) - Applying for a course

One will be able to say what one wants to learn to do if others allow it.

98686727.1.3.5 (27 > 53) - Discovering an unexpected angle

One becomes aware of an idea that one had neglected.

96686727.1.2.3.5 (27 > 57) - Teaching Stoicism

One shows others how to act as if nothing had happened.

98866727.1.4.5 (27 > 12) - Drying up

One has drawn so many resources that others can no longer survive.

96866727.1.2.4.5 (27 > 6) - Discovering an uncleared area

One explores a region which has not been yet conquered.

98666727.1.3.4.5 (27 > 33) - Being distracted

One scandalizes one' s entourage by not paying attention to their speeches.

96666727.1.2.3.4.5 (27 > 44) - Renewing oneself

One removes the old stuff to make way for something new.

98888927.1.6 (27 > 2) - Not serving as an alibi

If one listens in silence, one may regret it.

96888927.1.2.6 (27 > 7) - Having eclectic tastes

One joins the company of those who want more variety.

98688927.1.3.6 (27 > 15) - Negotiating a rupture

One agrees on a meeting with those who want to question the established order.

96688927.1.2.3.6 (27 > 46) - Making an evacuation plan

One is piloting a large-scale project to respond to an urgent request.

98868927.1.4.6 (27 > 16) - Consuming novel foods

One giggles after seeing what others are eating.

96868927.1.2.4.6 (27 > 40) - Being satisfied with little

One cultivates a taste for simple things.

98668927.1.3.4.6 (27 > 62) - Returning  to one's business

One must resume the course of one's life where it was left before.

96668927.1.2.3.4.6 (27 > 32) - Having a keen sense of style

One looks impeccable in the outfit one ordered for the event.

98886927.1.5.6 (27 > 8) - Doing the minimum

One is far from having done everything to fulfill others' hopes.

96886927.1.2.5.6 (27 > 29) - Being skeptical

One is perplexed by the perspective that others have suggested.

98686927.1.3.5.6 (27 > 39) - Dreaming of a better world

One builds one's imaginary world from real facts.

96686927.1.2.3.5.6 (27 > 48) - Respecting the hierarchy

One puts one's desires after those of one's superiors.

98866927.1.4.5.6 (27 > 45) - Transgressing by ignorance

One has broken the law without realizing it.

96866927.1.2.4.5.6 (27 > 47) - Loving one's neighbor

One finds reward in the pleasure one has had in helping others.

98666927.1.3.4.5.6 (27 > 31) - Being incredulous

One refuses to take for granted what others have said.

96666927.1.2.3.4.5.6 (27 > 28) - Saying goodbye

One agrees on an appointment to say goodbye to those whom one is leaving.

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Daily reading: 27.1 (TTC 2:High and low support each other)

One thought on “I Ching Hexagram 27 – Line 1: One is facing a difficult problem, but declines the support of their friends. One must let them act before the situation gets worse.

  1. Who are those friends? What support can they bring? Ask the Yi if the answer is not obvious.

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