I Ching Hexagram 46 Line 6

46.6 Swallowing a bitter pill

I Ching Hexagram 46 - Line 6

One has to return because one will not find anything.

Derivated hexagram

18 - Disorder

One needs to abandon their affairs and make oneself available to patiently soften one's most embarrassing flaws, so that one can inspire confidence and be engaged by those who can help them.

18 - Disorder
6 - One lets others know that one will no longer support them.

Multiple transformations

87788646.6 (46 > 18) - Swallowing a bitter pill

One has to return because one will not find anything.

67788646.1.6 (46 > 26) - Training

One explains to those who would like to run away that they will not be able to go very far.

89788646.2.6 (46 > 52) - Training

One hides the most competent so that others return to help.

69788646.1.2.6 (46 > 22) - Training

One pretends to put on a brave face even though one's wounds are apparent.

87988646.3.6 (46 > 4) - Protecting one's entourage by mobilizing them.

One cannot continue to respond to one's close relations so one sends them to help the most competent.

67988646.1.3.6 (46 > 41) - Training

One stays with those who can no longer move without help.

89988646.2.3.6 (46 > 23) - Training

One is getting old so others do not want to continue their training.

69988646.1.2.3.6 (46 > 27) - Training

One is familiar with one's enemies to soften them up.

87768646.4.6 (46 > 50) - Training

One bribes influential people to obtain compromising information from them.

67768646.1.4.6 (46 > 14) - Training

One takes care that others are not forced to abandon their studies.

89768646.2.4.6 (46 > 56) - Showing servility

One looks down when one meets one's superiors.

69768646.1.2.4.6 (46 > 30) - Having a dry throat

One swallows tons of water to cool one's throat.

87968646.3.4.6 (46 > 64) - Training

One tackles a real subject to change from tailor-made exercises.

67968646.1.3.4.6 (46 > 38) - Training

One draws on one' s resources despite the shortage.

89968646.2.3.4.6 (46 > 35) - Training

One receives more advice when one does not seem to understand everything.

69968646.1.2.3.4.6 (46 > 21) - Training

One returns a little more so that the others won't notice the break-up.

87786646.5.6 (46 > 57) - Training

One contests the conclusions that go in the opposite direction of the interests one defends.

67786646.1.5.6 (46 > 9) - Training

One captures information meant for others.

89786646.2.5.6 (46 > 53) - Training

One reduces one's dependence so as not to appear totally under the influence of one's addiction.

69786646.1.2.5.6 (46 > 37) - Training

One must think of those who do not have the chance to have fun every day.

87986646.3.5.6 (46 > 59) - Training

One fills one's glass while waiting for the end of the adverse weather conditions.

67986646.1.3.5.6 (46 > 61) - Criticizing those who do not work tirelessly

One judges harshly any unjustified absence.

89986646.2.3.5.6 (46 > 20) - Training

One applies a simple rule that will allow rapid decision making.

69986646.1.2.3.5.6 (46 > 42) - Training

One finishes at the end of the day to enjoy the night.

87766646.4.5.6 (46 > 44) - Training

One has done everything according to the rules, although the others have complaints to make.

67766646.1.4.5.6 (46 > 1) - Training

One must do as others do so as not to risk causing mistakes.

89766646.2.4.5.6 (46 > 33) - Training

One refrains from venting in public.

69766646.1.2.4.5.6 (46 > 13) - Training

One becomes less sure of one' s case when others contradict everything one says.

87966646.3.4.5.6 (46 > 6) - Training

One notes that it would be necessary to take stronger actions.

67966646.1.3.4.5.6 (46 > 10) - Training

One knows what to do to ensure that others are warned.

89966646.2.3.4.5.6 (46 > 12) - Training

One has made a gesture of appeasement that the others did not want to see.

69966646.1.2.3.4.5.6 (46 > 25) - Training

One hugs one's relatives before letting them go to the front line.