43.3 (43 > 58) Situation One drops the less important.
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 encouraging, and sometimes they were discouraging. As I have been busy working on multiple line comments, by the mean of consulting the […]
8.3 (8 > 39) Situation One 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 unpleasant (disreputable) people (Taoscopy). Six in the third place means: You hold together with the […]
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 it. The man stabs the sheep, but no blood flows. […]
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 there are also more subtle errors. 43.5 is one of them. 43.5 (43 > 34) Situation […]
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) Situation One is trusted to succeed without help. It represents a situation when style does not matter. If we ponder […]
One is not ready to give up the training of the youngest, so they check the methods.