I Ching Hexagram 42

42 - Progressing

Looking for what can be improved.

I Ching Hexagram 42



Line Comments

Line 1

I Ching Hexagram 42

One is encouraged to progress without help.


Line 2

I Ching Hexagram 42

Others suggest that one meets with their representative before one decides to join forces.


Line 3

I Ching Hexagram 42

The difficulties faced by one will be useful when they will be explained.


Line 4

I Ching Hexagram 42

When one needs something else one can recognize it.


Line 5

I Ching Hexagram 42

When one is competent, one doesn't show hesitation.


Line 6

I Ching Hexagram 42

When one asks others to accept without having prepared anything, one becomes a target.


The hexagram 42 on the forum:

Daily reading: 42.1.6 (China pledges $2bn for developing world)

Daily reading: 42.5 (The poem “Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art” by John Keats)

Nuclear hexagram

888887 23 - Erosion

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


Complementary hexagram

877788 32 - Perseverance

One must be careful before committing oneself, after one must continue.


Mirror hexagram

778887 41 - Removing

One loses one's support and abandons. Accepting the constraints will arouse sympathy.

Mutations

78887742 - Progressing

Looking for what can be improved.

98887742.1 (42 > 20) - Increasing the difficulty

One is encouraged to progress without help.

76887742.2 (42 > 61) - Favoring mutual agreement

Others suggest that one meets with their representative before one decides to join forces.

96887742.1.2 (42 > 59) - Letting oneself be carried away

One believes that one will be able to progress without effort if one leaves it to those who are the most enterprising.

78687742.3 (42 > 37) - Showing scars

The difficulties faced by one will be useful when they will be explained.

98687742.1.3 (42 > 53) - Take into account arguments contrary to one' s interests

An amicable solution can be found if the others agree to hold back their tears.

76687742.2.3 (42 > 9) - Sharing a common cause

One supports one's friends so that they are recognized.

96687742.1.2.3 (42 > 57) - Showing a sense of initiative

One values those who have given up their certainties to dare to measure themselves against the unknown.

78867742.4 (42 > 25) - Being dissatisfied

When one needs something else one can recognize it.

98867742.1.4 (42 > 12) - Supporting dissidents

One has respect for those who have suffered because of their principles.

76867742.2.4 (42 > 10) - Receiving an invitation

One tells friends when one has been chosen.

96867742.1.2.4 (42 > 6) - Joining the movement

One admits that others are better placed to succeed.

78667742.3.4 (42 > 13) - Teaching protocol

One shows the newcomers everything they need to learn to be able to fulfill their promises.

98667742.1.3.4 (42 > 33) - Switching sides

One turns coat because one felt that the others were next to nothing.

76667742.2.3.4 (42 > 1) - Staying away from the flame

One is going to be torched if they keep coming closer to the fire.

96667742.1.2.3.4 (42 > 44) - Confirming an intuition

One returns to those who have given the impression of being seduced.

78889742.5 (42 > 27) - Demonstrating accuracy

When one is competent, one doesn't show hesitation.

98889742.1.5 (42 > 23) - Seeking high-ranking support

One hangs out with the most competent to take them to bed.

76889742.2.5 (42 > 41) - Giving space

One makes room for one's supports so that they can feel comfortable.

96889742.1.2.5 (42 > 4) - Offering a wide range

One presents various solutions so that the audience can see their pros and cons.

78689742.3.5 (42 > 22) - Being overloaded

One is overwhelmed by the weight of a building one wanted to support.

98689742.1.3.5 (42 > 52) - Getting caught in a spiral

One is paralyzed by fear so others can do as they please.

76689742.2.3.5 (42 > 26) - Taking more than one should receive

One takes part of the hoard, hoping that the others will not notice.

96689742.1.2.3.5 (42 > 18) - Exploiting the disadvantaged

One accuses one's opponents of unfairness in their decisions.

78869742.4.5 (42 > 21) - Developping one's artistic sense

One cultivates one's affection by admiring the works that others have invented.

98869742.1.4.5 (42 > 35) - Staying mired

One gets more bogged down by trying to free oneself.

76869742.2.4.5 (42 > 38) - Making a ruthless selection

One finds something deeply harmful in the surrounding atmosphere.

96869742.1.2.4.5 (42 > 64) - Condemning the lack of manners

One will come by to talk about someone who misbehaved.

78669742.3.4.5 (42 > 30) - Giving false results

One fiddles data to make it say what one wants.

98669742.1.3.4.5 (42 > 56) - Changing style

One undresses to wear more fitting clothes.

76669742.2.3.4.5 (42 > 14) - Not letting oneself fall asleep

One agrees that it is necessary to stay on course with vigor, without being relented by the softness of one's entourage.

96669742.1.2.3.4.5 (42 > 50) - Dismissing the least resistant

One shakes the coconut tree in the hope of making something fall.

78887942.6 (42 > 3) - Wanting too much

When one asks others to accept without having prepared anything, one becomes a target.

98887942.1.6 (42 > 8) - Fine-tuning one's work

One needs to work more and reduce one's free time.

76887942.2.6 (42 > 60) - Dealing with the youngest

One targets newcomers.

96887942.1.2.6 (42 > 29) - Undoing an ancient law

One revokes an agreement that no longer has any reason to be.

78687942.3.6 (42 > 63) - Raising head

One recovers the hope that one had lost despite other disappointments.

98687942.1.3.6 (42 > 39) - Clearing mine fields

One crosses a forest made of ambushes and traps.

76687942.2.3.6 (42 > 5) - Sharing the secret with friends

One warns one's relatives when one is about to act in a spectacular way.

96687942.1.2.3.6 (42 > 48) - Keeping secrets about one's experiences

One does not present one's recipe to others when it does not  always work.

78867942.4.6 (42 > 17) - Losing credibility

One abandons one's best allies to join one's enemies.

98867942.1.4.6 (42 > 45) - Losing support

One is working with difficulty because of an unexpected incident.

76867942.2.4.6 (42 > 58) - Losing sight

One remembers that before one had common bonds, which have become more relaxed over time

96867942.1.2.4.6 (42 > 47) - Condemning violence

One remains quiet despite the constant attacks.

78667942.3.4.6 (42 > 49) - Congratulating the winners

One toasts to the health of those who have made remarkable achievements.

98667942.1.3.4.6 (42 > 31) - Recycling a proverb

One retrieves an old saying to turn it into a modern slogan.

76667942.2.3.4.6 (42 > 43) - Abandoning one's investigation

One can work with others if one trusts them.

96667942.1.2.3.4.6 (42 > 28) - Denouncing a lie

One reveals a secret that has allowed others to be one step ahead.

78889942.5.6 (42 > 24) - Reconsidering one's decision

One gets informed in order to be able to repair the link with others.

98889942.1.5.6 (42 > 2) - Being turned down

One will fight if one gives in to all the desires.

76889942.2.5.6 (42 > 19) - Avoiding old loves

One pretends not to recognize a familiar face.

96889942.1.2.5.6 (42 > 7) - Resuming work

One can start making efforts to rectify the situation.

78689942.3.5.6 (42 > 36) - Being under permanent control

Sometimes one tries to escape, but the others are far too vigilant for one to succeed.

98689942.1.3.5.6 (42 > 15) - Wanting to keep one's audience breathless

One recognizes the advantage that one would have in not showing one's hand too early.

76689942.2.3.5.6 (42 > 11) - Being opportunistic

One moves forward with those who are capable of doing great things.

96689942.1.2.3.5.6 (42 > 46) - Wanting to impose decisions

One is bursting with impatience, so one becomes embarrassing.

78869942.4.5.6 (42 > 51) - Lacking in seriousness

One jokes, but the others are not in the mood to laugh.

98869942.1.4.5.6 (42 > 16) - Giving a boost

One gathers courage to overcome the last obstacles.

76869942.2.4.5.6 (42 > 54) - Not shooting an ambulance

One stops hurting those who come to rescue.

96869942.1.2.4.5.6 (42 > 40) - Interfering with conflicts to resolve them

One preaches peace in a world in the throes of battle.

78669942.3.4.5.6 (42 > 55) - Hiding the dust under the rug

One does everything possible to make others feel welcome.

98669942.1.3.4.5.6 (42 > 62) - Getting fooled

One is going to be conned if one keeps being so gullible.

76669942.2.3.4.5.6 (42 > 34) - Fleeing danger

One takes refuge with those who are competent to intervene.

96669942.1.2.3.4.5.6 (42 > 32) - Returning to the subject

One resumes speaking after a spectacular event.