I Ching Hexagram 41 Line 1

41.1 Reducing one's commitment

I Ching Hexagram 41 - Line 1

When one imposes oneself, one has to stop.

Derivated hexagram

4 - Questioning

Give pointers to the student who asks oneself questions, but delay before answering to the thoughtless questions. That way the student will rely on their judgment.

4 - Questioning
1 - One shows the students the limits which must not be exceeded, then one must trust them.

Multiple transformations

97888741.1 (41 > 4) - Reducing one's commitment

When one imposes oneself, one has to stop.

99888741.1.2 (41 > 23) - Monopolizing

One calls those who prevail to exercise more discretion.

97688741.1.3 (41 > 18) - Being afraid of one's shadow

One does not open the door to strangers.

99688741.1.2.3 (41 > 52) - Posing as leader

One stops telling others what to do because they are getting tired of it.

97868741.1.4 (41 > 64) - Making barbed comments

One plants banderillas to arouse the anger of others.

99868741.1.2.4 (41 > 35) - Demanding more comfort

One finds something to complain about when the situation does not comply with one's wishes.

97668741.1.3.4 (41 > 50) - Staying home

One comforts oneself with those who have stayed.

99668741.1.2.3.4 (41 > 56) - Restoring

One is succeeding incapable people who have ransacked magnificent works.

97886741.1.5 (41 > 59) - Deploying one's charms

One bends over dangerously so that others can see everything.

99886741.1.2.5 (41 > 20) - Circumventing the legislation

One is facing a crisis caused by a breach of the common rule.

97686741.1.3.5 (41 > 57) - Living above one's means

One surrenders because one lacks resources.

99686741.1.2.3.5 (41 > 53) - Introducing

One supports one's companions to help them overcome the most difficult obstacles.

97866741.1.4.5 (41 > 6) - Forecasting bad weather

Others want one to receive a lesson in humility.

99866741.1.2.4.5 (41 > 12) - Grovelling

One calms the anger of others by giving in to them at all levels.

97666741.1.3.4.5 (41 > 44) - Showing one' s loot

One presents to one's family the things one has taken from others.

99666741.1.2.3.4.5 (41 > 33) - Pardonning

One has shown others that one wants to forget about their shortcomings.

97888941.1.6 (41 > 7) - Closing the case

One withdraws one's complaint because the others did not want to hear it.

99888941.1.2.6 (41 > 2) - Asking for trust

One thinks that one can continue without checks.

97688941.1.3.6 (41 > 46) - No longer being able to advance

One soaks one's feet in a hot bath to soften them.

99688941.1.2.3.6 (41 > 15) - Selling a defective product

One completes one's offer with a large discount.

97868941.1.4.6 (41 > 40) - Announcing sad news

One experiences great grief when learning of the loss of a relative.

99868941.1.2.4.6 (41 > 16) - Not insisting

One is careful not to stun others.

97668941.1.3.4.6 (41 > 32) - Being summoned

One receives one's guests to make them understand what one wants to discuss.

99668941.1.2.3.4.6 (41 > 62) - Striking off losers

One is killing another to win the right to live another day.

97886941.1.5.6 (41 > 29) - Driving out predators

One refuses to let those who often create difficulties come.

99886941.1.2.5.6 (41 > 8) - Returning to the battlefield

One would like to stop there but the others are reluctant to recognize their defeat.

97686941.1.3.5.6 (41 > 48) - Being discouraging

One prefers to tell others to keep quiet rather than hear them tell sordid stories.

99686941.1.2.3.5.6 (41 > 39) - Taking charge

One takes control of the fate of others so that they no longer have to worry.

97866941.1.4.5.6 (41 > 47) - Warming up the atmosphere

One is joking despite the seriousness of the situation.

99866941.1.2.4.5.6 (41 > 45) - Being jealous

One feels hatred towards those who succeed better than others.

97666941.1.3.4.5.6 (41 > 28) - Denouncing criminals

One may be moved by comments made by one's detractors.

99666941.1.2.3.4.5.6 (41 > 31) - Having a disinterested attitude

One ends up doing more for others than for oneself.