Gia-Fu Text --Taoist I Ching
translated in 1974 by Gia-Fu Feng with Frank R. Kegan
Here is the Gia-Fu Text of the Taoist translation of the I Ching we completed in the summer of 1974 with also the Flux Tome names for the hexagrams. The hexagrams are listed by number, Gia-Fu hexagram name, Flux Tome hexagram name. The overall hexagram judgment and the Image are given as line 0 (the whole of hexagram). Then the individual line judgments and the line slogans for each hexagram line follow with the hexagram number and line number first.
Creative Sunshine 0 whole of Creative Creative. PRIMAL BLISS. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. The movement of heaven is forever strong. The master thus motivates himself to continuous creativity. Sunshine. 1 Roots Of Creative CROUCHED DRAGON DO NOT USE. It is time to wait 2 Structure Of Creative SEE THE DRAGON BY THE FIELD. FRUITFUL TO SEE THE GREAT MAN. It is time to comtemplate the essence of primal virtue. 3 Passion Of Creative THE MASTER IS ACTIVE ALL DAY LONG. AT EVENING HE IS STILL ALERT. DANGER. NO BLAME. It is time for creation in the rhythm of the Tao. 4 Soul Of Creative JUMPING DRAGON SUDDENLY RESTS IN THE ABYSS. It is time for decision 5 Crown Of Creative FLYING DRAGON IN THE HEAVENS. FRUITFUL TO SEE THE GREAT MAN. It is time to achieve. 6 Flower Of Creative ARROGANT DRAGON REPENTS. It is time to fall back. 7 ALL LINES Creative SEE THE FLOCK OF DRAGONS WITHOUT HEADS. It is time to experience the perfect harmony of heaven and Earth.
Earthy Home Land 0 whole of EARTHY. PRIMAL BLISS. FRUITFUL TO MAINTAIN THE ZEST OF A MARE. WHEN THE MASTER ACTS, AT FIRST HE GOES ASTRAY LATER HE FINDS GUIDANCE. MOST FRUITFUL TO GAIN FRIENDS IN THE SOUTHWEST TO LEAVE FRIENDS IN THE NORTHEAST. PEACE.ZEST. LUCK. Indeed the
primal earth is Ultimate. 10,000 things are nourished by following through the flow from heaven. The earthy is deep taking care of all things. Uniting with the creative virtue without limit: like the shining light reaching far, blessing all things. The mare is of the land, traveling the globe without bound, gentle, pliable, fruitful and zestful: this is how the Master acts. At the first astray: he has lost the Tao: later on the right track, back to the rhythm: in the Southwest he gains friends, walking with the right people: in the Northeast he leaves friends, in the end he will have occaision for celebration. The luck of peace and zest fulfilled boundlessly. The earthy is the power of the land. The master supports myriad things with benevolent virtue. Home Land. 1 Roots Of Earthy TREADING ON FROST HE KNOWS THE ARRIVAL OF THICK ICE. The early steps show the way. 2 Structure Of Earthy STRAIGHT THEN SQUARE THEN GREAT. UNCONDITIONED, EVERYTHING FRUITFUL. This is the brilliance of the land. 3 Passion Of Earthy SUBTLE RICHNESS ALLOWS ZEST. YOU MAY SERVE THE KING. DO NOT EXPECT ACHIEVEMENT. HAVE COMPLETION. Be subdued and open--the time will come. 4 Soul Of Earthy TIE THE BAG. NO BLAME. NO FAME. Withdraw and be careful in expression. 5 Crown Of Earthy YELLOW GARMENT PRIMAL LUCK. Inner beauty shines of itself. 6 Flower Of Earthy DRAGONS FIGHT IN THE FIELD. THEIR BLOOD IS DARK AND YELLOW. Heaven ends in turmoil because yin refuses to yield. 7 ALL LINES Earthy FRUITFUL TO MAINTAIN ETERNAL ZEST. The zest of the mare brings ultimate transformation.
Strikes 0 whole of Sprouting SPROUTING. PRIMAL BLISS. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. USELESS TO ACT. FRUITFUL TO PUT YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER. Sprouting. The beginning encounter of the strong with the yielding is difficult. Move to protect against Danger, thus great bliss and zest. The thunderstorm drenches everything, obscures the beginning. Put your house in order. Don't relax. Clouds and thunder. Sprouting. The master establishes law and order. Sprouting. 1 Roots Of Sprouting ROCKS AND PILLARS. FRUITFUL TO DWELL IN ZEST. FRUITFUL TO PUT YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER. Stay put and get into yourself. Attend to the lowly and you win the hearts of the multitude. 2 Structure Of Sprouting SPROUTING AND FRUSTRATED. TEAM OF HORSES RETREATING. NOT A ROBBER BUT A SUITOR. LADY HAS ZEST, DOES NOT SAY YES. TEN YEARS, THEN SAYS YES. The yielding is tough at first, therefore much delay, eventually returns to the regular. 3 Passion Of Sprouting FOLLOWING DEER WITHOUT A GUIDE. ENTERING THE FOREST THE MASTER SEES IT IS BETTER NOT TO CHASE. ADVANCE BRINGS REGRET. Greedy pursuit without guidance leads to extreme exhaustion. 4 Soul Of Sprouting TEAM OF HORSES RETREATING. ASK FOR [A] HAND. GO AHEAD. LUCK.EVERYTHING FRUITFUL. Asking for a hand is clear thinking.
5 Crown Of Sprouting BLESSING IS SPROUTING. A LITTLE ZEST. LUCK.GREAT ZEST, CALAMITY. [if] No one helps, you can't dispense blessing. 6 Flower Of Sprouting TEAM OF HORSES RETREATING. TEARS AND BLOOD LIKE A STREAM. Exhaustion soon brings you out.
Pupil 0 whole of Ignorance IGNORANCE. BLISS. NOT THAT I SEEK THE IGNORANT KID. THE IGNORANT KIDS SEEKS ME. FIRST DIVINATION ANSWERS HIM BUT THREE REPETITIONS MEANS DISTRACTION. DISTRACTION IS NOT ANSWERED. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. Ignorance, danger at the foot of the mountain and standstill., this is the ignorance of Man. Ignorance is bliss because it is timely to be blissful. The search of the ignorant kid is proper therefore the first oracle answers him; asking three times means distraction therefore he receives nothing. Distraction is ignorance. To enlighten ignorance with rectitude makes one a sage. Young spring at the foot of a mountain. Ignorance. The master is decisive in action and strenghthens his virtue. Ignorance. 1 Roots Of Ignorance IN REMOVING IGNORANCE. IT IS FRUITFUL TO USE DISCIPLINE TO REMOVE SHACKLES. ACTION BRINGS REGRET.Law and order prevails. 2 Structure Of Ignorance CONTAIN IGNORANCE. LUCK. TAKING WOMEN. LUCK. THE SON CAN HAVE A FAMILY. Yang meets yin. 3 Passion Of Ignorance DON'T TAKE THE GIRLWHO SEES THE HUSBAND'S GOLD AND HAS NO SUBSTANCE. NOT FRUITFUL. The girl is materialistic. 4 Soul Of Ignorance IGNORANCE IS STUCK. REGRET. He is alone and far from reality. 5 Crown Of Ignorance IGNORANT KID.LUCK. He is childlike and humble. 6 Flower Of Ignorance SMASH THE IGNORANCE. NOT FRUITFUL TO INJURE HIM. FRUITFUL TO PREVENT INJURY. Put ignorance in its place.
Watering 0 whole of Recess RECESS. HAVE FAITH. BRILLIANT BLISS. ZEST BRINGS LUCK. FRUITFUL TO CROSS THE GREAT RIVER. Recess means waiting because there is danger ahead. Tough and strong he does not fall into the trap because he has sense and doesn't get into trouble. Recess has faith and brilliant bliss and zest and luck, centered on heaven's throne. Fruitful to decisively cross the great river to avoid danger.
Clouds gathering in the heavens, recess, the master eats, drinks, feasts and enjoys himself. Recess. 1 Roots Of Recess RECESS IN THE SUBURBS. FRUITFUL TO ENDURE. NO BLAME.Tough going ahead stay with the regular. 2 Structure Of Recess RECESS ON THE SAND. A LITTLE CRITICISM, IN THE END LUCK. Be calm in the face of danger. 3 Passion Of Recess RECESS IN THE MUD INVITES INVADERS.Calamity approaches, beware. 4 Soul Of Recess RECESS IN BLOOD. GET OUT OF THE CAVERN. Wounded, you better ask for help. 5 Crown Of Recess RECESS AT WINE AND FEAST. ZEST BRINGS LUCK. Recess is timely. 6 Flower Of Recess ENTER INTO THE CAVERN. THREE UNINVITED GUESTS ARRIVE. RESPECT THEM. IN THE END LUCK. Respect to the uninvited, will not lose their good will.
Striving 0 whole of Lawsuit LAWSUIT. FAITH STIFLED. INNER CAUTION. LUCK. IN THE END CALAMITY. FRUITFUL TO SEE THE GREAT MAN. NOT FRUITFUL TO CROSS THE GREAT RIVER. Lawsuit. Faith is stifled. Inner caution brings luck because strength is manifest. In the end calamity for the suit can't be successfully completed. Fruitful to see the great man is to honor the upright. Not fruitful to cross the great river because you would find yourself in the abyss. Heaven and water go away from each other, lawsuit. The master begins carefully Lawsuit. 1 Roots Of Lawsuit NOT PERPETUATING THE MATTER. A LITTLE CRITICISM. IN THE END LUCK. Don't prolong the suit in the end you will be cleared. 2 Structure Of Lawsuit HIS SUIT NOT CALLED. RETURN AND RETIRE TO A TOWN OF THREE HUNDRED FAMILIES. NO MISTAKE. Better go away and save yourself. 3 Passion Of Lawsuit NOURISHED BY ANCIENT VIRTUE. HAVE ZEST. DANGER. IN THE END LUCK. PERHAPS SERVE THE KING. DON'T ACHIEVE. Follow those above. 4 Soul Of Lawsuit NOT UP TO THE LAWSUIT. RETURN THEN DESTINY CHANGES. PEACEFUL. ZEST. LUCK. Peace within and zest without prevents misgivings. 5 Crown Of Lawsuit SUIT BRINGS PRIMAL LUCK. Your suit is so correct it creates no conflicts. 6 Flower Of Lawsuit YOU MAY BE HONORED WITH A LEATHER BELT. IN A MORNING IT IS TAKEN AWAY THREE TIMES. Forcing obedience by suit is not respectable.
Corps 0 whole of The Army THE ARMY. ZEST.WISE MAN LUCK.NO BLAME. The army means group. To be zestful is to be upright. If you have group support then you can indeed be king. Respond with inner strength. Float in the Tao through danger. Though the people hate it like plague they still support you. Luck. What could be blamed? Water inside the earth. The army. The master nourishes the people and cultivates them. The Army. 1 Roots Of The Army MARCH THE ARMY WITH ORDER. REVERSES. DEFEATS. CALAMITY. If discipline is lax there will be calamity. 2 Structure Of The Army GENERAL IN THE CENTER OF THE ARMY. LUCK. NO BLAME. THE KING THREE TIMES CONFERS DECORATION. Being centered in the troops receives heaven's favor. The confering of decoration means you have popular support. 3 Passion Of The Army ARMY MAY CARRY DEADWEIGHT. CALAMITY. Weak leadership has no merit. 4 Soul Of The Army THE ARMY IN ORDERLY RETREAT. NO BLAME. The situation is not yet in disarray. 5 Crown Of The Army FIELD HAS BIRDS. FRUITFUL TO FOLLOW THROUGH ORDERS. NO BLAME. ELDEST SON COMMANDS ARMY. DEADWEIGHTED WITH YOUNG KIDS. ZEST. CALAMITY. Police action requires excellent officers, young kids will not be proper. 6 Flower Of The Army GREAT RULER PROCLAIMS PEACE. FOUNDS NATIONS, AND APPOINTS CLAN CHIEFS. DON'T COMMISSION PETTY MEN. The great ruler's proclamation justly rewards merit, petty men should not be commissioned to avoid chaos in the nation.
Filling In 0 whole of Harmony HARMONY. LUCK. ORIGINAL DIVINATION PRIMAL, ETERNAL, ZESTFUL. NO BLAME. THE HEAVY LADEN COME TO REST. LAGGARDS HAVE CALAMITY. Harmony is luck, harmony brings good advice and assistance. Above and below flow together like water into the earth. The original divination is primal, eternal, and zestful. No blame because there is strength within. The heavy laden come and are welcomed; laggards have calamity, they exhaust the Tao. Earth below water. Harmony. Ancestral kings therefore united ten thousand states and were intimate with the princes. Harmony.
1 Roots Of Harmony HAVE FAITH IN HARMONY. NO BLAME. HAVE FAITH LIKE A FULL POT. IN THE END HAVE EXTRA BLESSINGS. Gentle faith brings extra blessings. 2 Structure Of Harmony HARMONY FROM WITHIN. ZEST. LUCK. Maintaining inner harmony creates outer harmony. 3 Passion Of Harmony HARMONY WITH THOSE OF LITTLE FAITH. Those of little faith are unworthy friends. 4 Soul Of Harmony HARMONY WITH THOSE BEYOND. ZEST. LUCK. Forsake your family and connections, devolte totally to above. 5 Crown Of Harmony HARMONY WITH THE ILLUSTRIOUS. THE KING ENCLIRCLES THREE SIDES. LOSING THE GAME IN FRONT, TOWNSPEOPLE IGNORE IT. LUCK. The brilliance of the Tao permeates the realm. Let go of evil, then you receive blessing. The people follow peacefully without a care. 6 Flower Of Harmony HARMONY WITHOUT A LEADER. CALAMITY. Losing the proper relationships above has bad ending.
Open Field 0 whole of Cult-ivation of the Small CULTIVATION OF THE SMALL. BLISS. DENSE CLOUDS, NO RAIN FROM OUR WESTERN SUBURB. Cultivation of the small. Be humble, then you can communicate, this is called cultivation of the small. Strong and yet flexible. With inner strength your will prevails, therefore bliss. Dense clouds, no rain means it is still gathering; from our western suburb means your influence is not yet effective. Wind blows across the sky. Cultivation of the Small, the master bides his time displaying the flowering of virtue. Cultivation of the Small. 1 Roots Of Cultivation of the Small RETURNING TO YOUR OWN TAO. WHO IS TO BE BLAMED? LUCK. Rectitude brings luck. 2 Structure Of Cultivation of the Small PULL BACK, LUCK. Pull back and stay centered. You regain the Tao. 3 Passion Of Cultivation of the Small CARRIAGE LOSES ITS STRAP, HUSBAND AND WIFE NOT AT PEACE. The couple work against each other. 4 Soul Of Cultivation of the Small HAVE FAITH. BLOODSHED DISAPPEARS. WITHOUT FEAR. NO BLAME. Bad feelings are gone. Above shares same wishes. 5 Crown Of Cultivation of the Small HAVE FAITH IN MOLDING THE SMALL. SPREAD YOUR WEALTH TO YOUR NEIGHBORS. To mold is to share your wealth. 6 Flower Of Cultivation of the Small RAIN FELL.RESTLESS RESTED. IT IS BETTER TO ACCUMULATE VIRTUE. FEMALE. ZEST. DANGER. MOON APPROACHES FULL. THE MASTER'S EXPEDITION IS CALAMITOUS. Take time to accumulate virtue. Relax and respond. Advance will be obstructed.
Treads 0 whole of Strutting STRUTTING ON THE TAIL OF THE TIGER. NOT BITTEN. BLISS. Strutting means the gentle steps on the strong. Joy and creativity mutually responding therefore strutting on the tail of the tiger, not bitten, bliss. Strong within, strutting into the king's position and not feeling bad is brilliant light. Above heaven, below marsh. Strutting. The master discriminates high and low, assures the will of the people. Strutting. 1 Roots Of Strutting STRUTTING WITH SIMPLICITY. ADVANCE. NO BLAME. Simple and unwavering he carried out his wish. 2 Structure Of Strutting STRUTTING ALONG THE LEVEL PATH. SOLITARY MAN HAS ZEST. LUCK. To be withdrawn is to avoid confusion. 3 Passion Of Strutting ONE EYED PERSON CAN SEE. LAME CAN WALK. STRUTTING ON THE TAIL OF THE TIGER. GETS BITTEN. CALAMITY. THE SOLDIER IS DEVOTED TO THE GREAT RULER. The one-eyed can see but not clearly, the lame can walk but cannot keep up, to get bitten is calamity for the position is not proper. The soldier devotes himself to the great ruler, the creative force prevails. 4 Soul Of Strutting STRUTTING ON THE TIGER'S TAIL. ALERT AND BEWARE. IN THE END LUCK. Alert and beware, the will prevails. 5 Crown Of Strutting DECISIVE STRUTTING. ZEST. DANGER. Zest in spite of danger because the position is very proper. 6 Flower Of Strutting LOOK AT ONE'S PATH, TO BEHOLD THE OMENS. RETURN. PRIME LUCK. Behold the omens from above and be assured, this is the cause for celebration.
Dream Land 0 whole of Utopia UTOPIA. PETTY MEN WORK OUTSIDE. GENTLEMEN COMMAND INSIDE. LUCK. BLISS. Utopia. Petty men are sent to work outside, the gentleman hods the reins. Luck and bliss because heaven and earth intertwine and 10,000 things flourish. Above and below have one will, strong inside gentle outside, inner tough and outer mellow. The masters Tao prevailing, petty Tao vanishing. Heaven and Earth intertwined. Utopia. The ruler executes and completes the Tao of heaven and earth in order to benefit the people. Utopia. 1 Roots Of Utopia YANK UP GRASS STALKS AND UP COME POTATOES BECAUSE THE ROOTS ARE ALL INTERTWINED. EXPEDITION BRINGS LUCK. Yank up grass is to respond to people without. 2 Structure Of Utopia CONTAIN THE WILD GRASS. CROSS THE RIVER HO. NOT DESERTING HE DISTANT NOR BEFRIENDING THE NEARBY. THUS YOU WALK THE MIDDLE WAY. To contain the petty men by benevolence is moderation, great indeed is your virtue.
3 Passion Of Utopia LEVEL IS BOUND TO SLOPE. GOING IS BOUND TO RETURN. PERSEVERE WITH ZEST. NO BLAME. UNWAVERING FAITH. IN EATING HAVE HAPPINESS. The meeting of heaven and earth, all will be well. 4 Soul Of Utopia FLUTTERING LIKE BIRDS. BE FRIENDS WITH NEIGHBORS. IN SPITE OF WEALTH. NO SUSPICIONS. HAVE FAITH. Fluttering like birds means humility. Faith without suspicion, the ultimate of willingness. 5 Crown Of Utopia THE KING I BESTOWS HIS YOUNGER SISTER. BLESSING. PRIME LUCK. Humility is the way. 6 Flower Of Utopia CITY WALL RETURNS TO THE MOAT. DON'T USE ARMY. ADMINISTER YOUR OWN CITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH DESTINY. ZEST. REGRET. Heaven's destiny never constant. After peace comes chaos.
No Exit 0 whole of Chaos CHAOS. BECAUSE OF EVIL MEN GENTLEMAN'S ZEST NOT FRUITFUL. THE GREAT DEPARTS. THE PETTY APPROACHES. Chaso because of the evil men, the gentleman's zest is fruitless. The great departs the petty approaches then heaven and earth do not relate 10,000 things do not flourish high and low don't communicate and the states disintegrate. Inner yin and outer yang inner gentle and outer tough petty men within and gentleman without. Petty one's Tao is prevailing and the gentleman's Tao is vanishing. Heaven and earth don't interact, chaos. The gentleman therefore restrains his virtue, avoids difficulty, and cannot be honored with prizes. Chaos. 1 Roots Of Chaos YANK ON GRASSTALKS AND UP COME POTATOES BECAUSE THEIR ROOTS ARE TANGLED. ZEST. LUCK. BLISS. Seek ye first the will of the ruler above. 2 Structure Of Chaos CONTAINED AND OBEDIENT MAN HAS LUCK. GREAT MAN CHAOS. BLISS. The great man suffers chaos. In the end bliss--he is not confused by petty men. 3 Passion Of Chaos HOLDING IN SHAME. Keep your shame to yourself position not proper. 4 Soul Of Chaos TRUST FATE. NO BLAME. ALL MEN COME AND SHARE THE BLESSING. Trust fate your will prevails. 5 Crown Of Chaos CHAOS COMES TO REST. THE GENTLEMAN HAS LUCK. BEWARE. BEWARE. BETTER TIED TO A BUSHY MULBERRY TREE. You're sitting on a treasure. 6 Flower Of Chaos CHAOS IS REVRSED. AT FIRST CHAOS. THEN JOY.Chaos topples there is no reason for it to last.
Love Song 0 whole of Together with People TOGETHER WITH PEOPLE IN NATURE. BLISS. FRUITFUL TO CROSS THE GREAT RIVER. THE GENTLEMAN'S ZEST IS FRUITFUL. Together with people gentleness manifest and responding to creation this called together with people. Man unites with heaven therefore together in nature. Creativity flourishes so it is fruitful to cross the great river. Srengthen with elegance and intelligence, respond with propriety and rectitude. Indeed the correctness of the gentleman. It is the gentleman who can understand the will of heaven. heaven and fire, together with people, the gentleman classifies the multitude according to their kinds and clans. Together with People. 1 Roots Of Together with People TOGETHER AT THE GATE. NO BLAME. Getting together in nature is indeed proper. 2 Structure Of Together with People TOGETHER WITH THE FAMILY. REGRET. You should have stayed away from your kin. 3 Passion Of Together with People AMBUSH IN THE HIGH GRASS. ASCEND THE HIGH MOUND, THREE YEARS NO ACTION. The enemy is strong, better bury your arms and keep quiet for three years. 4 Soul Of Together with People SITTING ON THE CITY WALL. DO NOT ATTACK. .LUCK. Use reason not force. Return to the rule of law. 5 Crown Of Together with People TO GET PEOPLE TOGETHER. FIRST YELL AND WAIL AND THEN BELLY LAUGHS. GREAT ARMY PREVAILS IN ENCOUNTER. Your reason is sound therefore you yell, all united with one heart therefore you laugh. 6 Flower Of Together with People ONE WITH THE PEOPLE IN THE SUBURBS. WITHOUT REPENTANCE. Withdraw from the world it is not the right time.
True Gold 0 whole of Great Affluence GREAT AFFLUENCE. PRIME BLISS.great affluence gentle gains the grand central position and above and below respond. It is said great affluence. It's virtue is tough and strong and elegant and brilliant. Responding to heaven with timely action therefore prime bliss. fire above heaven Great Affluence. The master rids himself of evil and emulates goodness, follows heaven in tune with destiny. Great Affluence. 1 Roots Of Great Affluence NEVER TANGLE WITH INJURY. NOTHING TO BE BLAMED. PERSEVERE THEN NO BLAME. keep pure so you won't be harmed.
2 Structure Of Great Affluence GREAT WAGON FULLY LOADED. READY TO GO. NO BLAME. Greatly strengthened within.no loss. 3 Passion Of Great Affluence PRINCE OFFERS TO THE SON OF HEAVEN. PETTY PEOPLE ARE UNEQUAL TO IT. Petty people are in the wrong place therefore harmful. 4 Soul Of Great Affluence NOT OVER EXTENDING. NO BLAME. Don't be flashy or arrogant. 5 Crown Of Great Affluence BE HUMBLE AND HAVE FAITH. BE FRIENDLY WITH EACH OTHER. THEN HIS MAJESTY SHINES. To trust each other is to make the will manifest. The shining of majesty has omnipotence. 6 Flower Of Great Affluence FROM HEAVEN COMES BLESSING. LUCK. EVERYTHING FRUITFUL. Blessing from heaven fulfills the people.
Churning 0 whole of Humility HUMILITY. BLISS. THE MASTER GETS GOOD ENDING. Humility is bliss. The Tao of heaven is to illuminate below with bright light. The Tao of Earth is humble and raises upward. The Tao of heaven deflates the full and increases the humble. The Tao of Earth flows from excessive into the humble. Spirits and gods harm the fullness and bless humility. The Tao of man abhors fullness and prefers humility. Humility is exalted and bright; in lowly position it can not be ignored. Thus the good ending of the Master. A mountain in the midst of the earth--humility. The master lessens the excess and increases the deficient, weighs things and equalizes his distribution. Humility. 1 Roots Of Humility HUMBLE HUMBLE IS THE MASTER. CROSS THE GREAT RIVER. LUCK. The low nourishes itself. 2 Structure Of Humility EXPRESSING HUMILITY. ZEST LUCK. Truly humble within. 3 Passion Of Humility HARD WORKING AND HUMBLE IS THE MASTER. HAVE GOOD END. LUCK. 10,000 people look up to him. 4 Soul Of Humility NOTHING NOT FRUITFUL. BEHAVE HUMBLY. Everything done according to the rule. 5 Crown Of Humility FORGETTING HE IS RICH THE NEIGHBORS LIKE HIM AND WORK FOR HIM. FRUITFUL TO USE FORCE TO INVADE. EVERYTHING FRUITFUL. Having both humility and power conquers all. 6 Flower Of Humility EXPRESSING HUMILITY. FRUITFUL TO MARCH AN ARMY TO CONQUER TOWNS AND NATIONS. Transcend humility--know when to use force.
Singing 0 whole of Flowing FLOWING. FRUITFUL TO ESTABLISH ALLIANCES AND MARCH AN ARMY. Flowing. Authority accepted and the will prevails. Flexible in action this is flowing. Flow with the Tao and act. So does heaven and earth, how much more so should you in establishing alliances and marching an army. Heaven and earth move flexibly therefore the sun and moon never deviate and the four seasons perform properly. The sage acts flexibly then penalties and punishments are clear. The people are obedient. Great indeed is the timing and rectitude of flowing. Thunder comes resounding out of the earth. Flowing. Ancient kings then composed music and honored virtue and offered piously to the highest God uniting with ancestors of ancestors. Flowing. 1 Roots Of Flowing EXPRESSING FLOW. CALAMITY. Expression without substance shows the will is exhausted. 2 Structure Of Flowing FIRM AS A ROCK WITHOUT FINIISHING THE DAY. ZEST. LUCK. Diligent and decisive and solid, succeeds. 3 Passion Of Flowing BEGGING FOR FLOW. REPENT. DELAY HAS MORE REPENTANCE INDEED. Refusing to follow your inner flow by shameful appeasement indeed is cause to repent. 4 Soul Of Flowing THE SOURCE OF FLOWING. GAIN IN GREAT MEASURE. NO SUSPICION. HELPFUL FRIENDS GATHER ABOUT LIKE HAIR IN A HAIRPIN. The source of flowing is within you thefore you gather friends into order like a hairpin ordering the hair. 5 Crown Of Flowing ZESTFUL SICKNESS. PRESS ON. YOU WILL NOT DIE. Delirium brings you in touch with your arrogance, then you can truly know how to flow. Have confidence you will survive. 6 Flower Of Flowing DELUDED FLOW COMPLETED. HAVE CHANGE. NO BLAME. Delusion runs its course and eventually gets enlightened.
Tracking 0 whole of Following FOLLOWING. PRIMAL BLISS, FRUITFUL ZEST. NO BLAME. Following. Strength bows to gentleness. Active and pleasing this is following. Grand bliss zest no blame. All under Heaven follow the time. The righteousness of following the time is great indeed. With the marsh is thunder. Following. The master retires and rests toward dusk. Following. 1 Roots Of Following YOUR VALUES ARE CHANGING. ZEST. LUCK. GO OUT. MAKE FRIENDS. HAVE MERIT. Following you own will not accommodating others is correct and lucky. In this way you make friends and achieve something. 2 Structure Of Following MAKE FRIENDS WITH THE LITTLE FELLOW--LOSE THE MAN OF EXPERIENCE. One can't be with both.
3 Passion Of Following FRIENDLY WITH THE MAN OF EXPERIENCE. YOU LOSE THE LITTLE FELLOW. SEEK AND YE SHALL FIND. FRUITFUL TO DWELL IN ZEST. Decisively abandon the lowly. 4 Soul Of Following FOLLOWING HAS RECOGNITION. ZEST. CALAMITY. HAVE FAITH IN THE TAO. HAVE CLARITY WHAT IS TO BE BLAMED? Too much success brings arrogance therefore calamitous. Faith in the Tao brings clear thinking and achievment. 5 Crown Of Following FAITH IN EXCELLENCE. LUCK Following goodness not the popular is luck. 6 Flower Of Following FIRMLY HELD AND CLUNG TO. FOLLOW AND WORSHIP. THE KING MAKES OFFERINGS ON THE WESTERN MOUNTAIN. Be truly and absolutely devoted to your God and King, the ultimate of excellence.
Ferment 0 whole of Decay DECAY. PRIME BLISS. FRUITFUL TO CROSS THE GREAT RIVER. THREE DAYS BEFORE CREATION. THREE DAYS AFTER CREATION. Decay. Too strong with little gentleness, yielding and stopping this is decay. Decays brings prime bliss, under heaven all peaceful. Fruitful to cross the great river something will happen because it is the time to act. Three days before creation three days after creation. See to the ending and you will have a good beginning. This is how heaven and earth behave. Wind at the foot of the mountain. Decay. The master motivates people and cultivates virtue. Decay. 1 Roots Of Decay TACKLE THE FATHER'S DECAY. THE SON HAS FILIAL PIETY. NO BLAME. DANGER. IN THE END LUCK.The son devotedly recieves the father's work though he is inexperienced. In the end luck. 2 Structure Of Decay TACKLE THE MOTHER'S DECAY. DO NOT BE ZESTFUL. Be gentle and affectionate. Don't get carried away with zeal, then reach the middle way. 3 Passion Of Decay TACKLE THE FATHER'S DECAY. HAVE A LITTLE REPENTANCE. NO BIG BLAME. A little regret prevents major blame. 4 Soul Of Decay TACKLE THE FATHER'S DECAY. GO HAVE REGET. The harder you cover-up the more it shows. 5 Crown Of Decay TACKLE THE FATHER'S DECAY. HAVE FAME. Mature and mellow, flowing with true virtue. 6 Flower Of Decay NOT SERVING KINGS AND LORDS. HIS ACTIONS ARE LOFTY AND HONORABLE. The loftiest service is detachment from turmoil.
Coming Together 0 whole of Intimacy INTIMACY. PRIME BLISS. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. REACH EIGHTH MOON HAVE CALAMITY. Intimacy. Strong permeates and grows. Be joyful and flexible respond with inner strength. Great bliss and righteousness this is the Tao of heaven. Eighth moon brings calamity for the yin will prevail. Earth above marsh. Intimacy. The master's thoughts of teaching are inexhaustible containing and protecting the people boundlessly. Intimacy. 1 Roots Of Intimacy INFLUENTIAL INTIMACY. ZEST LUCK. To influence with intimacy and emotion is the right way to win the hearts of the people. 2 Structure Of Intimacy INFLUENTIAL INTIMACY. LUCK. To win the hearts of all the people takes time. 3 Passion Of Intimacy SWEET INTIMACY. NOT FRUITFUL. IF YOU ARE CONCERNED. NO BLAIME. Sweet words are flattery and not proper if you are concerned then you become correct in time. 4 Soul Of Intimacy DEVOTED INTIMACY NO BLAME. Wholehearted intimacy is proper. 5 Crown Of Intimacy WISE INTIMACY BEFITS THE GREAT RULER. LUCK. The ultimate wisdom is to be open to the wisdom of others. 6 Flower Of Intimacy DEPENDABLE INTIMACY. LUCK. NO BLAME. Eternal intimacy starts within.
Models 0 whole of Observing OBSERVING. BE CLEANSED WITHOUT PRESENTING OFFERINGS. HAVE FAITH. BE REVERENT. Great contemplation is above. Be flexible and gentle. Correctly centered, observing all under heaven. Observing, cleansed and not presenting offerings have faith look dignified those below look up and are transformed. Observing. Heaven has the Tao of gods to make the four seasons perform properly. The sage takes the Tao of gods and establishes teaching. Under heaven law and order prevails. Wind blows above earth. Observing. Ancient kings inspected the regions, observed the people and established doctrines. Observing. 1 Roots Of Observing INNOCENT OBSERVING. PETTY MAN NO BLAME. GENTLEMAN REGRET. Naivete is the Tao of little people. 2 Structure Of Observing OBSERVING BEHIND CLOSED DOORS. FEMALE ZEST FRUITFUL. Double gentleness does not befit a gentleman. 3 Passion Of Observing OBSERVING MY OWN LIFE TO DECIDE ADVANCE AND RETREAT. You're not yet losing the Tao. 4 Soul Of Observing OBSERVING THE BRILLIANCE OF THE NATION. FRUITFUL TO COUNSEL THE KING. Your counsel will be honored.
5 Crown Of Observing OBSERVING MY OWN LIFE. THE GENTLEMAN HAS NO BLAME. Get in touch with yourself then you can be emulated by the people. 6 Flower Of Observing OBSERVING LIFE. THE GENTLEMAN HAS NO BLAME. Press on, the world is not yet in perfect harmony.
Digging In 0 whole of Biting and Chewing BITING AND CHEWING. BLISS. FRUITFUL TO USE JAILS. Stuck in the jaws it is called biting and chewing. Biting and chewing is blissful. Seeing clearly the firm and the gentle acting with a clear mind. Thunder and lightning coming together and manifest.The gentle comes forth and moves upward. Even though it is not proper it is fruitful to use jails. Thunder and lightning biting and chewing. Ancient kings clarified penalties and carried out laws. Biting and Chewing. 1 Roots Of Biting and Chewing PUT ON STOCKS OVER THE TOES. NO BLAME. Light punishment just to prevent walking away. 2 Structure Of Biting and Chewing BITING THROUGH THE SKIN UNTIL THE NOSE IS COVERED. NO BLAME. Inner strength prevails, punishment properly administered. 3 Passion Of Biting and Chewing BITING THROUGH DRIED MEAT. ENCOUNTER POISON. LITTLE REGRET. NO BLAME. Accumulated resentment is poisonous finally worked through. 4 Soul Of Biting and Chewing BITING ON DRIED SINEW. GAIN GOLDEN ARROWS. FRUITFUL TO PERSEVERE WITH ZEST. LUCK.Tough as a golden arrow. Do not waver. 5 Crown Of Biting and Chewing BITING DRIED MEAT. GAIN YELLOW ARROW. ZEST. DANGER. NO BLAME. Executing former sentences from the heart makes the people law abiding. 6 Flower Of Biting and Chewing PUT ON A YOKE COVERING THE EARS. CALAMITY. A hard punishment that benefits no one, hearing without comprehending.
High Lights 0 whole of Elegance ELEGANCE. BLISS. A LITTLE FRUITFUL TO TAKE ACTION. Elegance-bliss the weak comes and flowers the tough therefore bliss. See clearly the strength above and adorn the gentleness therefore a little fruitful to take action. This is the flowering of Heaven. Flowering brightness with modesty is the flowering of the people. Contemplate the flowering of Heaven to inspect the changing of the times. Comtemplate the flowering of the people to transform all under heaven. Under mountain there is fire. Elegance. The gentleman administers with enlightenment but does not dare to use jails. Elegance. 1 Roots Of Elegance ELEGANT TOES. GIVE UP CARRIAGE AND WALK. It is right not to ride.
2 Structure Of Elegance HE MAKES HIS BEARD LOOK ELEGANT. He follows the one above without empty behavior. 3 Passion Of Elegance ELEGANCE AS IF WATERED. ETERNAL ZEST. LUCK. Watered but not drowned. No one can harm you. 4 Soul Of Elegance ELEGANCE IN WHITE. WHITE HORSE GALLOPING AS IF ON WINGS. NOT A ROBBER, SEEKING MARRIAGE. Be simple and be trusting of yourself and others. 5 Crown Of Elegance BE ELEGANT AT FARM AND GARDEN. SMALL BUNDLE OF PLAIN CLOTH. REGRET. IN THE END LUCK. Simple virtue may be ridiculed but in the end brings luck. 6 Flower Of Elegance WHITE ELEGANCE. NO BLAME. The ultimate flowering is uncolored, the highest prevails.
Fall's Down 0 whole of Eating Away EATING AWAY. NOT FRUITFUL TO TAKE ACTION. Eating away is undermining. The weak subverts the strong. Not fruitful to take action, the petty man dominates. Be flexible and stop. Watch the signs, size up the situation. The Gentleman appreciates the cycle of ups and downs of fullness and emptiness. This is the way of Heaven, The mountain rooted in the earth. Eating away. Those above reach out to those below and strengthen them to make their position secure. Eating Away. 1 Roots Of Eating Away EATING AWAY AT THE BED AT THE LEGS, COLLAPSE. ZEST. CALAMITY. Losing support below brings collapse. 2 Structure Of Eating Away EATING AWAY THE BED AT THE FRAME. COLLAPSE. ZEST. CALAMITY. Isolated without friends brings collapse. 3 Passion Of Eating Away EATING AWAY. NO BLAME. Be open--transcend above and below. 4 Soul Of Eating Away EAT AWAY THE BED TO THE SKIN. CALAMITY. Pretty close to catastrophe. Dark, hidden and underhanded. 5 Crown Of Eating Away STRING OF FISHES TO FAVOR THE PALACE CONSORTS. EVERYTHING FURTHERS. Ultimate flexibility eats away bad feelings. 6 Flower Of Eating Away A GREAT FRUIT NOT EATEN. GENTLEMAN RECEIVES A CARRIAGE. PETTY MAN'S HOUSE IS EATEN AWAY. The gentleman is carried by the populace, the petty men undermine themselves.
Spring's Back 0 whole of Recycle RECYCLE. BLISS. COME AND GO. NO SICKNESS, FRIENDS ARRIVE. NO BLAME. RECYCLE IN THE TAO. IN SEVEN DAYS COMES RECYCLE. FRUITFUL TO TAKE ACTION. Recycle is bliss, strength returns, when you act be aware and devoted then you have health and friendship. Back to the Tao, in 7 days comes recycle. This is the way of Heaven. Time to act for the strength is long, in
recycle we see the heart of heaven and earth. Thunder in the midst of the earth, rebirth. Ancient Kings closed the gates on the winter soltice, merchants and travelers stop their journey and the ruler did not inspect the provinces. Recycle. 1 Roots Of Recycle NOT FAR. RECYCLE. NOT REQUIRE REPENTANCE. PRIME LUCK. Recycle at the first opportunity is the ultimate of self-cultivation. 2 Structure Of Recycle LEISURELY RECYCLE. LUCK To be leisurely is to be open, devoted and receptive. 3 Passion Of Recycle REPEATED RECYCLE. DANGER. NO BLAME. Persistent persuasion will be successful in the end. 4 Soul Of Recycle WALKING CENTERED RECYCLE ALONE. Follow the Tao. 5 Crown Of Recycle NOBLE RECYCLE. NO REPENTANCE. To be rooted and earthy is the depth of virtue. 6 Flower Of Recycle LOST RECYCLE. CALAMITY. HAVE CATASTROPHE AND ERROR. PROCEED TO MARCH ARMY THEN IN THE END A GREAT DEFEAT. CALAMITY FOR NATION AND RULER. EVEN TEN YEARS NO ABLE TO CONQUER. Slight deviation from the tao of ruling brings geat catastrophe.
Naivete 0 whole of No Fault NO FAULT. PRIME BLISS. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. IF NOT UPRIGHT HAVE ERROR. NOT FRUITFUL TO TAKE ACTION. No fault. Outward strength becomes inner power. Upright therefore great bliss. Act with courage respond with inner strength this is the destiny of Heaven. If not upright you err, not fruitful to take action. When fault arises what can you do? Without the aid of Heaven where can you go? Under Heaven thunder rolls. No Fault. Everything has its true nature. Ancient Kings matched the seasons nourishing myriad things. No Fault. 1 Roots Of No Fault NO FAULT. ACT. LUCK. Original nature not contaminated. 2 Structure Of No Fault PLOUGH without thought of reaping.. HARVEST without thought of the market.. FRUITFUL TO TAKE ACTION. Without expectations comes wealth. 3 Passion Of No Fault NO FAULT CATASTROPHE. BY CHANCE A TIED-UP OX BECOMES THE TRAVELER'S GAIN, THE HOUSEHOLDER'S CATASTROPHE. Residents suffer catastrophe through no fault of their own. 4 Soul Of No Fault BE ZESTFUL. NO BLAME. Ultimate of no fault is to know when to stop and when to yield and when to act firmly. 5 Crown Of No Fault SICKNESS FROM NO FAULT. WITHOUT MEDICINE HAVE JOY. To heal is to return to the original nature. 6 Flower Of No Fault NO FAULT ACTION HAS ERROR. NOTHING IS FRUITFUL. Untimely action brings catastrophe.
Virgin Land 0 whole of Cultivation of the Great CULTIVATION OF THE GREAT. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. NOT EATING AT HOME LUCK. FRUITFUL TO CROSS THE GREAT RIVER. Cultivation of great means strong and healthy, enlightened and devoted daily renewing his virtue. The sages are employed to restrain power this is ultimately upright. Not eating at home but eating at court, luck, the sages rejoice. Heaven in the midst of the mountain. Cultivating the great. The master studies extensively the ancient sayings and past deeds to cultivate his virtue. Cultivation of the Great. 1 Roots Of Cultivation of the Great HAVE DANGER. FRUITFUL TO LAY OFF. Having lost the Tao better stop to save yourself. 2 Structure Of Cultivation of the Great CARRIAGE STRAP REMOVED. Temporary halt is timely, be patient. 3 Passion Of Cultivation of the Great SPEEDING ON A GOOD HORSE. FRUITFUL TO PERSEVERE. HAVE ZEST. DAILY PRACTICE ATTACK AND DEFENSE. Protect others as well as yourself tis is in tune with the will above. 4 Soul Of Cultivation of the Great HEADBOARD OF A YOUNG BULL. PRIMAL LUCK. Early discipline brings happiness. 5 Crown Of Cultivation of the Great CASTRATED HOG HAS TEETH. LUCK. Effective punishment is to be congradulated. [Basic nature changed by action not persuasion]. 6 Flower Of Cultivation of the Great TRANSCENDING HEAVEN'S DOME. BLISS. Happiness and congradulation beyond expectation, the Tao prevails on a grand scale.
Nursing 0 whole of Looking Up LOOKING UP. ZEST. LUCK. OBSERVING BY LOOKING UP. FIND YOUR OWN FOOD. Looking up, zest luck inner cultivation brings luck observing by looking up is to observe what you have nourished. To find your own food is to observe the result of nourishment. Heaven and earth nourish myriad things, the saints nourish sages and myriad people. How great is the timing of looking up. Thunder under mountain. Looking Up. The master is careful of what he says and temperate in his eating and drinking. Looking Up. 1 Roots Of Looking Up YOU GOT RID OF YOUR SPIRITUAL TORTOISE AND ARE LOOKING UP TO ME WITH DROOPING JAWS. CALAMITY. Seeking material nourishment is ignoble. 2 Structure Of Looking Up LOOKING DOWNWARD FOR NOURISHMENT DEVIATES FROM PROPRIETY BY LOOKING FROM THE HEIGHTS. EXPEDITION. CALAMITY. Impropriety brings alienation from your group.
3 Passion Of Looking Up LOOKING FOR NOURISHMENT IN THE WRONG DIRECTION. ZEST. CALAMITY. TEN YEARS NO ACTION. NOTHING FRUITFUL. Greed and corruption greatly obstruct the Tao. 4 Soul Of Looking Up LOOKING DOWNWARD FOR NOURISHMENT. LUCK. TIGER'S LOOK IS VERY FIERCE. HIS DESIRE VERY DETERMINED. NO BLAME. Be fierce like a tiger to see the hidden problems of the people. 5 Crown Of Looking Up DEVIATE FROM PROPRIETY. DWELL. ZEST. LUCK. DO NOT CROSS THE GREAT RIVER. Nonaction. Heaven's will prevails. 6 Flower Of Looking Up THE SOURCE OF NOURISHMENT. FRUITFUL TO CROSS THE GREAT RIVER. DANGER. LUCK. The source of nourishment is within yourself if aware of danger all goes well.
High Over-Head 0 whole of Great Excess GREAT EXCESS. THE BEAM IS BREAKING. FRUITFUL TO TAKE ACTION. BLISS. Great excess means excess of strength. The beam is breaking meaning the foundation is weak. To be excessively strong and yet centered, flexible and happy go-lucky. Fruitful to take action is bliss. Indeed great is the timing of great excess. Marsh drowns the trees. Great excess. The master stands alone unafraid away from the world without worry. Great Excess. 1 Roots Of Great Excess USE WHITE GRASS MATS. NO BLAME. The support is from the multitude below. 2 Structure Of Great Excess THE WITHERED WILLOW HAS SHOOTS. OLD MAN TAKES A YOUNG WIFE. EVERYTHING FRUITFUL. Old yang nourished by youthful yin. 3 Passion Of Great Excess THE BEAM IS BREAKING. CALAMITY. Not looking for the root of the problem is beyond help. 4 Soul Of Great Excess BEAM IS BENT UPWARD. LUCK. IFYOU DEVIATE, REGRET. There is support from above it will not break. 5 Crown Of Great Excess WITHERED WILLOW IS FLOWERING. OLD WOMAN GAINS A YOUNG HUSBAND. NO BLAME. NO FAME. The flowering won't be long, the exhaustion of yin brings yang. 6 Flower Of Great Excess EXCESSIVE WADING. HEAD SUBMERGED. CALAMITY. NO BLAME. Go beyond material rewards. Do good and avoid evil then you can be one with Heaven and earth.
Deep Depths 0 whole of Double Trap DOUBLE TRAP. HAVE FAITH. ONE MIND. BLISS. ACTION WILL BE HONORED. Double trap is heavy danger. The water flows on and does no overflow. Walk in danger and yet retain your center. One mind is bliss because you have inner strength. Your behavior is honored therefore your actions bring success.
Heavenly peril can not be ascended. Earthly peril is like mountains, rivers, hills, and mounds. Kings and princes use peril to guard their nations so the timing of peril is great indeed. Water continuously flowing. Double Trap. The master continues in virtuous behavior and practices the art of teaching. Double Trap. 1 Roots Of Double Trap DOUBLE TRAP. ENTER INTO A CAVERN IN THE TRAP. CALAMITY. Craftiness without faith indeed loses the Tao. 2 Structure Of Double Trap TRAP HAS DANGER. SEEK ONLY LITTLE GAIN. Avoid confrontation. Use sincerity. 3 Passion Of Double Trap COMING AND GOING. TRAP UPON TRAP. DANGEROUS AND HAZARDOUS. BEWARE FALLING INTO THE CAVERN IN THE TRAP. LAY OFF. Myriad difficulties are ahead. Halt and wait. 4 Soul Of Double Trap WOODEN JUGS OF WINE. BASKETS OF FOOD UPON POTTERY TRAYS. HE MAKES HIS OWN FEAST. IN THE END NO BLAME. To meet the above with simplicity and devotion. 5 Crown Of Double Trap THE TRAP IS NOT FULL. SOON IT WILL BE LEVEL. NO BLAME. Be humble and not excessive. 6 Flower Of Double Trap BOUND WITH STRONG CORDS. DUMPED INTO A THICKET OF THORNS. THREE YEARS NO GAIN. CALAMITY. Prolonged suffering brings repentance--the way to overcome danger.
Flaming Bright 0 whole of Shining SHINING. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. BLISS. HUSBANDING A COW. LUCK.Shining is bright, sun and moon bright in the sky. Myriad kinds of grain, grass, and trees brighten the earth. Double light bright in the center. Then under heaven all transformed. Gentleness bright within therefore bliss, thus husband a cow. Luck. Light repeated shining. The Great Man receives the light diffusing it into the four quarters. Shining. 1 Roots Of Shining STRUTTING AS IF CONFUSED. PAY RESPECT. NO BLAME. Reverence brings devotion to sort out the myriad things. 2 Structure Of Shining YELLOW SHINING. PRIMAL LUCK. Rooted in the yellow earth, the Tao of gentleness shining. 3 Passion Of Shining SHINING IN THE SETTING SUN. NOT BEATING CLAY POTS AND SINGING BUT GROANING LIKE AN OLD MAN OF EIGHTY. CALAMITY. Ignore old age and death Be Here Now. 4 Soul Of Shining AS IF COMING SUDDENLY AS IF BURNING AS IF DYING AS IF ABANDONED. Accidental and sudden calamity has its cause, cultivate gentleness to protect yourself. 5 Crown Of Shining BURST INTO TEARS LIKE TORRENTS AS IF GROANING SORROWFUL. LUCK. Expression of sorrow cleanses the true nature. 6 Flower Of Shining KING GOES ON EXPEDITION. HAS EXCELLENCE. KILL THE CHIEFS. CAPTURE THE FOLLOWERS. NO BLAME. To pacify the states there must be a blending of strength and gentleness.
Moon Shine 0 whole of Affect AFFECT. BLISS. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. TAKING THE GIRL HOME. LUCK. Affect is to move their harts. Outward gentleness and inner strength. Two forces mutually responding. Know when to stop and have joy. The male below the female therefore bliss. Fruitful to have zest therefore taking he girl home brings luck. Heaven and Earth affect each other and the myriad things are transformed and grow by this interaction. The sage moves people's hearts and All under heaven is harmonious and peaceful. In observing these affections the true feeling of Heaven and Earth and the myriad things can be seen. Marsh above mountain. Affect. The master empties himself to receive people. Affect. 1 Roots Of Affect AFFECT HIS BIG TOES. To affect Heaven and Earth and the myriad things start with your own body. 2 Structure Of Affect AFFECT THE CALVES, CALAMITY. DWELLING. LUCK. Be still and aware of the source of calamity then flexibility brings luck. 3 Passion Of Affect AFFECT HIS THIGHS. GRAB THE FOLLOWERS. ACTION BRINGS REGRET. The thigh is moved by toes and calves. To affect the followers is not the right way. 4 Soul Of Affect ZEST. LUCK. REPENT NO MORE. COME AND GO. CONFUSED. FRIENDS FOLLOW YOUR THOUGHTS. Zestful and egoless prevents harm. Confusion within attracts confusion without. 5 Crown Of Affect AFFECT THE UPPER BACK. NO REPENTANCE. Meditate upon the Void, go beyond all affectations. 6 Flower Of Affect AFFECT THE JAWS AND TONGUE. Talk from the receptive heart. Avoid empty words.
Old Faithful 0 whole of Endurance ENDURANCE. BLISS. NO BLAME. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. FRUTFUL TO TAKE ACTION. Endurance is lasting. Strength manifest with subdued gentleness, wind meets thunder,active yet docile responding with strength and gentleness. This is endurance. Endurance is bliss without blame. Fruitful to have zest. The Tao will indeed last long. The Tao of Heaven and Earth endures long and everlasting. Fruitful to take action, to end is to begin. Sun and Moon gain the Tao of Heaven and are able to shine for ever.Four seasons change into one another and are able to continue for ever. The saints everlasting in the Tao under Heaven transform and complete. By observing what endures the feeling of Heaven and Earth and the myriad things can be seen. Thunder and Wind. Endurance. The master stands firm and does not deviate from the Tao. Endurance. 1 Roots Of Endurance SUBMERGED ENDURANCE. ZEST BRINGS CALAMITY. NOTHING FRUITFUL. Overzealous and impatient brings calamity. 2 Structure Of Endurance REPENT NO MORE. To be centered is to endure.
3 Passion Of Endurance NOT ENDURING HIS VIRTUE. OTHERS PUT HIM TO SHAME. ZEST BRINGS REGRET. Lack of endurance brings alienation. 4 Soul Of Endurance NO GAME IN THE FIELD. Improper endurance bears no fruit. 5 Crown Of Endurance HIS VIRTUE ENDURES. ZEST. WIFE LUCK. HUSBAND CALAMITY. Husband sets the rules if he follows the wife--calamity. 6 Flower Of Endurance EXCITED ENDURANCE. CALAMITY. Endurance without inner balance will not have merit.
Flight 0 whole of Withdrawl WITHDRAWL. BLISS. A LITTLE FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. Withdrawl bliss because you withdraw you have bliss. The strength responding from the right position, this is timely action. A little fruitful tohave zest because the growth is gradual. Great indeed is the timing and rectitude of withdrawl. Mountain under Heaven-Withdrawl. The gentleman keeps away from the petty men not with hate but dignity. Withdrawl. 1 Roots Of Withdrawl AT THE TAIL OF THE WITHDRAWL. DANGER. NO USE TO ACT. Stop before it has started. How could you suffer calamity? 2 Structure Of Withdrawl GRAB IT WITH THE HIDE OF A YELLOW OX. NO ONE CAN BREAK IT. Cling to the good. 3 Passion Of Withdrawl TIED UP WHILE WITHDRAWING. HAVE SICKNESS. DANGER. CULTIVATING MINISTERS AND CONCUBINES. LUCK. Knowing the sickness and still tied to it is indeed dangerous. Detached yet accommodating petty people bring luck. 4 Soul Of Withdrawl WILLING WITHDRAWL. GENTLEMAN LUCK. PETTY MEN MISFORTUNE. To retire is to be indeed a gentleman. 5 Crown Of Withdrawl EXCELLENT WITHDRAWL. ZEST. LUCK. The withdrawl in the mind is the excellent withdrawl. 6 Flower Of Withdrawl NOBLE WITHDRAWL. EVERYTHING IS FRUITFUL. To preserve your body without a care is noble.
Plows 0 whole of Great Tough-ness GREAT TOUGHNESS. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. Great toughness means the willpower is great. Move with your strength therefore tough. Why is it fruitful to have zest? Because to be great is to be upright. To be great and upright then the feeling of Heaven and Earth can be seen. Thunder above Heaven. Great toughness. The master doesn't take a step that deviates from propriety. Great Toughness. 1 Roots Of Great Toughness TOUGH IN THE TOES. EXPEDITION CALAMITY. HAVE FAITH. Impatience weakens faith.
2 Structure Of Great Toughness ZEST, LUCK. To be tough is to know the timing and rectitude and to discern the heavy and the light. 3 Passion Of Great Toughness LITTLE FELLOW USES TOUGHNESS. GENTLEMAN USES RESTRAINT. ZEST. DANGER. RAM BUTTING AGAINST A FENCE ENTANGLES HORNS. Better not use toughness at the wrong time. 4 Soul Of Great Toughness ZEST. LUCK. REPENT NO MORE. FENCE BREAKS. NO TANGLE. TOUGHNESS LIKE THE AXLE OF A BIG WAGON. Restraint brings real power. 5 Crown Of Great Toughness LOSE THE RAM. TAKE IT EASY. NOTHING TO REPENT. Receptive and selfless, everything will fall into place. 6 Flower Of Great Toughness THE RAM BUTTING AGAINST THE FENCE--TANGLED. CAN'T RETREAT, CAN'T ADVANCE. NOTHING FRUITFUL. PERSEVERENCE THEN LUCK. Confusion brings indecision, perseverence brings restraint. The problem won't last long, wait it out.
Rising Son 0 whole of Advance ADVANCE. THE CHARISMATIC PRINCE PACIFIES THE REALM AND IS GIVEN MANY HORSES. RECEIVED THREE TIMES IN ONE DAY (BY THE KING). Advance is to go forward. Light rises above the Earth, illuminates all without hindrance. Gentleness manifest and advancing thus the charismatic Prince. To be given many horses for pacifying the realm and to be received three times in one day is indeed proper reward from the King. Brightness comes above the Earth. Advance. The gentleman's bright virtue shines within and without. Advance. 1 Roots Of Advance ADVANCE AS IF RESTRAINED. ZEST. LUCK. WITHOUT FAITH BE GENEROUS. NO BLAME. To be restrained is to cleanse yourself. To be generous without anxiety will be rested in destiny. 2 Structure Of Advance ADVANCE AS IF WORRIED. ZEST. LUCK. RECEIVE BLESSING OF HAPPINESS FROM THE KING'S MOTHER. Inner searching to the root brings filial piety. 3 Passion Of Advance TRUSTED BY ALL. REPENT NO MORE. If trusted by friends, eventually trusted by those above. 4 Soul Of Advance ADVANCE LIKE A HAMPSTER. ZEST. DANGER. Don't indulge in impropriety. 5 Crown Of Advance REPENT NO MORE. LOSS OR GAIN NEVER MIND. ACT. LUCK. EVERYTHING FRUITFUL. To transcend gain and loss has cause for celebration. 6 Flower Of Advance ADVANCE WITH THE HORNS. ONLY USE THEM TO CONQUER YOUR CITY. DANGER. LUCK. NO BLAME. ZEST. REGRET. Stern selfdiscipline brings luck. Inflexibility brings regret.
Setting Sun 0 whole of Light Darkened LIGHT DARKENED. FRUITFUL TO PERSEVERE WITH ZEST. Light sunk into the middle of the Earth this is darkeningof the light, bright and clear within, gentle and flexible without to confront great difficulty. This is how King Wen did it. Fruitful to persevere with zest--this is to dim the light. Confront within to correct your will this is how Prince Chi did it. Light sunk into the Earth. Light Darkened. The gentleman leads the multitude to enlightenment by dimming his own light. Light Darkened. 1 Roots Of Light Darkened LIGHT DARKENED WHILE FLYING. DROP DOWN THE WINGS. THE GENTLEMAN WHEN HE TRAVELS GOES THREE DAYS WITHOUT EATING. TAKE ACTION. THE HOST HAS CRITICISM. Withdraw and purify yourself by fasting, never mind the criticism. 2 Structure Of Light Darkened LIGHT DARKENED, WOUNDED IN THE LEFT THIGH. RESCUED BY A STRONG HORSE. LUCK. Build up the strength of the people to avoid destruction. 3 Passion Of Light Darkened LIGHT DARKENED WHILE HUNTING IN THE SOUTH. GAIN GREAT HEAD. DO NOT HASTE ZEST. Great achievements require accumulated virtue. 4 Soul Of Light Darkened ENTER INTO THE LEFT SIDE OF THE BELLY. YOU HAVE CAPTURED THE HEART OF THE DARKENED LIGHT. GET OUT OF THE GATE AND COURTYARD. To reach the heart of the matter requires resolute action. 5 Crown Of Light Darkened PRINCE CHI'S LIGHT DARKENED. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. Be resolute and keep your light bright like Prince Chi. 6 Flower Of Light Darkened NOT LIGHT, THEN DARKNESS. AT FIRST ASCEND TO HEAVEN. LATER SINK INTO THE EARTH. Rise and fall are of your own doing-this is destiny.
Homing 0 whole of Family Member FAMILY MEMBER. FEMALE ZEST FRUITFUL. Family member, the female's correct position is inside; the male's correct position is outside, male and female correct, this is the great rectitude of heaven and earth. Within the family have stern authority; this is what we call father and mother. The father, a father, the son a son, the older brother an older brother, the younger brother, a younger brother, the husband a husband, the wife a wife then the Tao of the family is correct. When the family is correct then all under heaven is ordered. Wind comes from fire. Family Member, the gentleman's words have substance and his behavior is consistent. Family Member. 1 Roots Of Family Member REGULATE THE FAMILY. REPENT NO MORE. Discipline in the beginning prevents deviation.
2 Structure Of Family Member DO NOTHING FOR YOURSELF ALONE. COOKING WHILE CENTERED. ZEST. LUCK. Be docile and humble and not self-seeking. 3 Passion Of Family Member FAMILY MEMBER STERN AND SEVERE. REPENTANCE. DANGER. LUCK. Be docil and humble and not self-seeking. 4 Soul Of Family Member WEALTHY FAMILY. GREAT LUCK. Wealth is not important--benevolence and rectitude brings harmony. 5 Crown Of Family Member THE KING'S INFLUENCE REACHES TO THE FAMILY. NO ANXIETY. LUCK. Mutual love from above and below starts in the family. 6 Flower Of Family Member HAVE FIERCE FAITH. IN THE END--LUCK. Be severe then you can be deeper into yourself.
Screens 0 whole of Diversion DIVERSION. IN SMALL MATTERS. LUCK. DIVERSION, fire moves upward and marsh moves downward, two sisters living together, their wills conflict. Full of joy and the light is bright, gentleness manifest responding to strength, therefore in small matters luck. Heaven and Earth divert each other and they do the same job. Male and Female divert each other yet their wills run together. The myriad things divert each other and their business is alike, great indeed is the timing and utility of Diversion. Above fire below marsh. Diversion. The master uses unity as well as diversity. Diversion. 1 Roots Of Diversion REPENT NO MORE. LOSE HORSE, DO NOT CHASE--IT RETURNS BY ITSELF. MEET EVIL MAN. NO BLAME. Don't chase whatever leaves you. Don't refuse whatever comes toward you. 2 Structure Of Diversion MEET LORD IN THE ALLEY NO BLAME. Bow to above in confrontation this is not losing the Tao. 3 Passion Of Diversion SEE CARRIAGE DRAGGED. OXEN PULLED BACK. SHAVE THE MAN'S HEAD AND CUT OFF HIS NOSE. NOT A GOOD BEGINNING, BUT A GOOD END. Abandon self-doubt and be resolute. 4 Soul Of Diversion ISOLATED DIVERSION. MEET PRIMAL MALE. MUTUAL FAITH. DANGER. NO BLAME. Mutual faith needs persistence and eventually brings success. 5 Crown Of Diversion REPEND NO MORE. YOUR KIN BITES THROUGH THE SKIN. ACT. WHAT IS TO BE BLAMED? Now in the right position to be intimate sages. Resolution has cause for celebration. 6 Flower Of Diversion ISOLATED DIVERSION. SEE THE PIG WITH MUDDY BACK. A CARRIAGE FULL OF GHOSTS. FIRST DRAW BOW THEN RELAX IT. HE IS NOT A ROBBER. HE IS A CLOSE RELATIVE. GOING FORWARD MEETS RAIN. THEN LUCK. Abandon doubt and prejudice trust begets trust.
Valley Forge 0 whole of Stonewall STONEWALL. WEST AND SOUTH FRUITFUL. NORTH AND EAST NOT FRUITFUL. FRUITFUL TO SEE THE GREAT MAN. Stonewall means difficulty. Danger is ahead. You see the danger and know to stop. This is indeed wisdom. Stonewall fruitful in the west and south because when you go you will be in the Tao. Not fruitful in the east and north because the Tao is exhausted. Be in position, proper and zestful. Have Luck then the states will be in order. Great indeed is the use and timing of stonewall Water above mountain. Stonewall. The master turns inward and cultivates virtue. Stonewall. 1 Roots Of Stonewall GO FORWARD, STONEWALL. COME BACK, FAME. Turn inward and wait. 2 Structure Of Stonewall KING'S MINISTER FACES STONEWALL WITH STONEWALL BECAUSE NOT SEEKING FOR HIS OWN. Totally selfless to save the day. No blame. 3 Passion Of Stonewall ADVANCE HITS STONEWALL. TURN AROUND. Avoid zealousness. Turn inward and be joyful. 4 Soul Of Stonewall ADVANCE HITS STONEWALL. COME BACK. UNITE. Solidify and unite the fragmentation. 5 Crown Of Stonewall GREAT STONE WALL. FRIENDS ARRIVING.Upright within and humble brings help from friends. 6 Flower Of Stonewall ADVANCE HITS STONEWALL. COME BACK. GREAT MERIT. LUCK. FRUITFUL TO SEE GREAT MAN. To soften your toughness by turning inward leads to nobility.
ReLease 0 whole of Relief RELIEF. WEST AND SOUTH FRUITFUL. IF NO NEED TO ACT, TURN AROUND. LUCK. IF NEED TO ACT, HASTEN. LUCK. Relief, you act because of danger. By action you escape from danger; this is relief. Relief in the west and south fruitful because there you have the support of the multitude. Return and have luck because you are in the Tao. If necessary to act, hasten. Luck to prevent further suffering. Heaven and Earth are relieved when we have thunder and rain. With thunder and rain, 100 fruits, plants and trees burst and sprout. Great indeed is the timing of relief. Thunder and rain break loose. Relief. The master forgives errors and pardons crimes. Relief. 1 Roots Of Relief NO BLAME. To strengthen your gentleness in rectitude is without blame. 2 Structure Of Relief CAPTURE THREE FOXES IN THE FIELD WITHOUT LOSING YELLOW ARROWS. ZEST. LUCK. To remove all pettiness at the root is the grand central of the Tao.
3 Passion Of Relief OVERLOADED ON THE BACK YET RIDING IN A CARRIAGE. YOU'RE INVITING ROBBERS. ZEST. REGRET. Ability unequal to the position is shameful. You invite disaster to yourself, who is to be blamed? 4 Soul Of Relief RELIEVE YOURSELF OF TOES. FRIENDS ARRIVE. TRUST EACH OTHER. Get rid of all attachment, be strict with yourself, because your position is not correct. 5 Crown Of Relief THE DEVOTED GENTLEMAN GIVES RELIEF. LUCK. PETTY MEN HAVE FAITH. Decisive relief brings the petty men back to the Tao. 6 Flower Of Relief THE PRINCE SHOOTS A FALCON ON THE HIGH WALL. CAPTURES IT. EVERYTHING FRUITFUL. Having both wisdom and courage you can break the back of rebellion.
Sacrifice 0 whole of Decrease DECREASE. HAVE FAITH. PRIMAL LUCK. NO BLAME. MAY HAVE ZEST. FRUITFUL TO TAKE ACTION. HOW TO DO IT? TWO BASKETS OF GRAIN FOR THE OFFERING. Decease below and increase above, this is the way the Tao moves upward. Decrease and have faith, primal luck, no blame, may have zest, fruitful to take action, how to do it? You may use to baskets of grain for the offering. There is a time for these two baskets, there is a time to weaken the toughness and to strengthen the weakness. Deacease, increase, fullness and emptiness all go with the time. Marsh below Mountain. Decease. The Master restrains his anger and suffocates desire. Decrease. 1 Roots Of Decrease HE FORGETS HIS OWN AFFAIRS AND HURRIES ON. NO BLAME. DELIBERATE ON DECREASING. To decrease what is excessive is to unite with above. Better to decrease the bad than to increase the good. 2 Structure Of Decrease FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. EXPEDITION CALAMITY. INCREASE BY NOT DECREASING. Avoid overzealousness and be still. Choose the middle way. 3 Passion Of Decrease THREE MEN GO. LOSE ONE. ONE MAN GOES, GAINS A FRIEND. Two's company, three is a crowd, have one mind. 4 Soul Of Decrease DIMINISH THE SICKNESS. IF YOU HURRY, HAVE JOY. NO BLAME. Strict self-discipline heals. 5 Crown Of Decrease IF YOU ARE GIVEN TEN TORTOISE SHELLS, DO NOT REFUSE. PRIMAL LUCK. Unexpected windfall is blessed by the oracle. 6 Flower Of Decrease INCREASE BY NOT DECREASING. NO BLAME. ZEST. LUCK. FRUITFUL TO TAKE ACTION. GAIN MINISTERS, LOSE FAMILY. Decreasing your self-interest increases the general welfare.
Blessing 0 whole of Increase INCREASE. FRUTFUL TO TAKE ACTION. FRUITFUL TO CROSS THE GREAT RIVER. Increase--decrease above and increase below, The people boundlessly happy, approach below with humility, the Tao shines brilliantly. Fruitful to take action, correctly centered brings celebration. Fruitful crossing the great river, Tao of wood can prevail. Increase moves and yet bends, daily advance without bound, heaven dispenses and earth nourishes, increse without choosing. The increase of the Tao goes with the time. Wind and thunder increase. When the master sees good he moves in and when he finds errors he moves out. Increase. 1 Roots Of Increase FRUITFUL TO TAKE GREAT ACTION. PRIME LUCK. NO BLAME. The timing is right, benefit on a grand scale from the bottom up. 2 Structure Of Increase GIVEN TEN PAIRS OF TORTOISE SHELLS. DO NOT REFUSE. FOREVER ZEST. LUCK. KING PRESENTS OFFERING TO GOD. LUCK. To bring the people to God is the grand reunion. The people give the shells to the king to be used in the offering. 3 Passion Of Increase SOMETHING GIVEN AND YOU USE IT TO WREAK CALAMITY. NO BLAME.HAVE FAITH. KEEP CENTERED. REPORT TO THE PRINCE WITH A SEAL. Sometimes harshness is necessary; to have faith is to be humble and open. 4 Soul Of Increase ACT FROM CENTER. YOUR ADVICE TO THE PRINCE IS FOLLOWED. FRUITFUL TO MOVE THE CAPITAL. Receptive to advice and open to relocation brings increase. 5 Crown Of Increase HAVE FAITH. CONSOLIDATE YOUR HEART. DO NOT QUESTION. PRIME LUCK. HAVE FAITH. CONSOLIDATE MY VIRTUE. If your heart is solidly for those below then you have consolidated your virtue. 6 Flower Of Increase NO ONE INCREASES HIM. SOMEONE HITS HIM. PUT YOUR HEART IN OVER. NOT CONSISTENT, CALAMITY. Confont external accidents wth internal constancy.
Over-whelming 0 whole of Decisive DECISIVE. PROCLAIM IN THE ROYAL COURT. HAVE FAITH. YELL. HAVE DANGER. ANNOUNCE TO YOUR OWN CITY. NOT FRUITFUL TO FIGHT NOW. FRUITFUL TO TAKE ACTION. Decisive is resolution. The strong dissolves the gentle. To be tough and yet joyful. Resolute means to be gentle at the height of your strength and yet harmonious. The proclamation in the royal court, to have faith and yell, has danger for the peril is brought to light. Announce to your own city--not fruitful to fight now. Your initiative is exhausted. Fruitful to take action, the development of the strong brings a good end. Marsh risen to heaven. Decisive. The master dispenses wealth to those below and refrains from hording virtue. Decisive.
1 Roots Of Decisive STRENGTHEN THE ADVANCING TOES. ACT. FAIL. BE BLAMED. Decisive without deliberation can not succeed. 2 Structure Of Decisive APPREHENSION AND YELLING. VIOLENCE LATE AT NIGHT. NO ANXIETY. To be fully prepared is the way of Tao. 3 Passion Of Decisive LOOK TOUGH. HAVE CALAMITY. THE MASTER DECISIVE AND RESOLUTE, WALKS ALONE IN THE RAIN. GETS WET. HAS CRITICISM. NO BLAME. Head on confrontation demands patience and receptivity. 4 Soul Of Decisive NO SKIN ON THE BUTTOCKS. WALKING IS IMPAIRED. LIKE DRAGGING SHEEP. REPENT NO MORE. YOU HEAR THESE WORDS WITHOUT BELIEVING. Decisive and perservering--avoid arrogance. 5 Crown Of Decisive WEEDING THE PARCHED LAND. RESOLUTE AND DECISIVE, WALKING CENTERED. NO BLAME. Avoid overzealousness. 6 Flower Of Decisive NO YELL. IN THE END CALAMITY. Momentary lapses bring calamity. Decisiveness will overcome.
Lady Luck 0 whole of Chance Encounter CHANCE ENCOUNTER. THE GIRL IS TOUGH. DO NOT TAKE HER HOME. Chance encounter means to meet. The gentle meets the strong. Do not take the woman because it won't last long. Heaven and Earth meet, all things prosper. The tough gets the correct center all under heaven prevails. Great indeed is the timing and rectitude of chance encounter. Wind under Heaven. Chance Encounter. The ruler proclaims his orders to be known in the four quarters. Chance Encounter. 1 Roots Of Chance Encounter TIED UP TO A METAL BRAKE. ZEST. LUCK. TAKE ACTION. SEE CALAMITY. A LEAN PIG IS SURE TO JUMP AROUND. Contain with both strength and gentleness. 2 Structure Of Chance Encounter CONTAIN THE FISH. NO BLAME. NOT FRUITFUL FOR GUESTS. Turn inward. Forget the external. 3 Passion Of Chance Encounter BUTTOCKS WITHOUT SKIN. WALKING IS IMPAIRED. DANGER. NO BIG BLAME. Inner strength prevails. 4 Soul Of Chance Encounter CONTAIN NO FISH. CALAMITY ARISES. To be selfseeking without caring for the people loses the Tao. 5 Crown Of Chance Encounter A MELON WRAPPED IN LEAVES. CONTAIN BRILLIANCE. SPOILAGE DESCENDS FROM HEAVEN. Be self-contained to confront fate. 6 Flower Of Chance Encounter CHANCE ENCOUNTER WITH THE HORNS. REGRET. NO BLAME. Overzealous at first, eventually will be free of the petty.
Deep Feeling 0 whole of Union UNION. BLISS. THE KING WORSHIPS IN HE TEMPLES. FRUITFUL TO SEE THE GREAT MAN. BLISS. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. SACRIFICE A LARGE ANIMAL. LUCK. FRUITFUL TO TAKE ACTION. Union is to gather. Flexible and yet joyful responding with inner strength is to gather. The kind worships in the temple means to perform offerings of filial piety. Fruitful to see the great man. Bliss means to gather with correctness. Sacrifice a large animal luck fruitful to take action means to follow the mandate of heaven. Behold the gathering then the feelings of Heaven and Earth and 10,000 things can be seen. Marsh over the Earth. Union. Master cleans his weapons and prepares for any emergency. Union. 1 Roots Of Union HAVE FAITH. NOT SEE TO THE END THEN DISORDER IN THE REALM. IF YELL, IN ONE CLAP, LAUGHS. NO ANXIETY. ACT. NO BLAME. Faith that doesn't last brings confusion. 2 Structure Of Union LED TO LUCK. NO BLAME. HAVE FAITH THEN A SMALL OFFERING FRUITFUL. Receptivity brings mutual faith even pleases God. 3 Passion Of Union AS IF UNITING, AS IF SIGHING, NOTHING FRUITFUL. ACT. NO BLAME. SMALL REGRET. Humility to above brings peace but faces initial difficulty. 4 Soul Of Union GREAT LUCK. NO BLAME.To achieve restraint while on top is indeed difficult. 5 Crown Of Union UNION HAS PROPER PLACE. NO BLAME. IF NO FAITH, FOREVER PRIMAL ZEST. REPENT NO MORE. Perfect order transcends faith, press on to show the brilliance of the will. 6 Flower Of Union SIGHING, WAILING, WEEPING AND TEARS. NO BLAME. The sadness of the moment will give way to union.
Un-Furling 0 whole of Rising RISING. PRIMAL BLISS. SEEK TO SEE THE GREAT MAN. NO ANXIETY. SOUTHERN EXPEDITION. LUCK. Rising. Timely, gentleness, flexible and pliable responds with inner strength therefore a great bliss.Seek to see the great man. No anxiety there is cause for celebration, Southern expedition luck the wil prevails. Tree grows in the Earth. Rising. The master follows virtue, accumulates the small to reach high and great Rising. 1 Roots Of Rising RISING TOGETHER. GREAT LUCK. Mutual trust integrates above and below. 2 Structure Of Rising FAITH MAKES SMALL OFFERING FRUITFUL. NO BLAME. Universal faith pleases God. 3 Passion Of Rising RISING INTO EMPTY CITY. Use the benefit of doubt as though city not empty.
4 Soul Of Rising KING PRESENTS OFFERING ON MT. CHI. LUCK NO BLAME. Vigilance and devotion prevent division. 5 Crown Of Rising ZEST. LUCK. RISING BY TIERS. To be just and orderly is the way to make your will prevail. 6 Flower Of Rising BLIND RISING. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST WITHOUT REST. One mind brings eternal zest, to be truly rich is to transcend wealth.
Missing 0 whole of Stagnant STAGNANT. BLISS. ZEST. GREAT MAN LUCK. NO BLAME. HAVE WORDS NOT TRUSTED. Stagnant. The strong is hemmed in. From danger to joy stagnant and yet not losing the source of bliss indeed you are a gentleman. Zestful great man has luck because he has inner strength. Have words but not trusted, too much talk us exhausting. Marsh without water, stagnant, the gentleman gives his life to carry out his will. Stagnant. 1 Roots Of Stagnant BUTTOCKS STAGNANT ON THE STUMP OF A TREE. ENTER DARK VALLEY. FOR THREE YEARS DO NOT SEE. No light in the valley, up to you to get out to see clearly. 2 Structure Of Stagnant STAGNATING BY EATING AND DRINKING. ROYAL INVITATION HAS JUST ARRIVED. FRUITFUL TO MAKE OFFERINGS AND SACRIFICES. EXPEDITION CALAMITOUS. NO BLAME. There's a time for feasting, a time for waiting and a time for action. 3 Passion Of Stagnant STAGNANT ON A ROCK, HE GRABS HOLD OF THORNS, ENTERS HIS PALACE, CAN'T FIND HIS WIFE. CALAMLITY. Strong will, weak talent, no support inside or out is a bad omen. 4 Soul Of Stagnant PROCEED SLOWLY. STAGNATED IN AN IRON CARRIAGE. REGRET, BUT HAS END. Slowing down means receptivity to those below, the proper blending of strength and gentleness brings it all together. 5 Crown Of Stagnant CUT OFF NOSE AND FEET. STAGNATED BY ROYAL INVITATION. MOVE SLOWLY AND JOYOUSLY, FRUITFUL TO WORSHIP AND SACRIFICE. Strengthen the will, straighten out the center, and be reverent this is the way to blessing. 6 Flower Of Stagnant STAGNANT IN CREEPERS ON A HIGH CLIFF. HE SAYS "MOVEMENT BRINGS REGRET" REPENT, EXPEDITION, LUCK. Soul searching repentance will get you out of this thorny situation.
Mine 0 whole of The Well THE WELL. CITY CHANGE WELL NOT CHANGE. NO LOSS NO GAIN. COME AND GO. USE THE WELL. DRAWING NEAR THE WATER THE ROPE NOT QUITE REACH. THE BUCKET BROKEN. CALAMITY. Wood into water and raises it up, this is the well. The well is nourishing and never runs dry, you can
change the city but you can't change the well because strength is within. Drawing near the water and the rope has not quite reached, you can't reached, you can't accomplish anything, then you broke the bucket therefore calamity. Water above wood, the well. The gentleman therefore comforts the people and persuades them to mutual understanding. The Well. 1 Roots Of The Well WELL MUDDY. NOT DRUNK. OLD WELL NO BIRDS. Muddled and stale, abandoned by above and below. 2 Structure Of The Well WELL SPRING. DARTING CRAYFISH. JUG BROKEN, LEAKING. Obsolete and unrenewed alienates people. 3 Passion Of The Well WELL CLEAN. NOT DRUNK. MY HEART SORRY. CAN AND USE [IF] KING ENLIGHTENED, ALL RECEIVE BLESSING. It's a pity not to use the clean well, if the king is enlightened he will be blessed by the wisedom from below. 4 Soul Of The Well WELL LINED. NO BLAME. House has been put in order. 5 Crown Of The Well WELL PURE. COOL SPRING DRUNK. Cold spring is self cleansing. 6 Flower Of The Well WELL FULL. NEVER COVERED. HAVE FAITH. PRIME LUCK. Solid virtue brings sincerity.
Molten Goals 0 whole of Revolution REVOLUTION. ON THE DAY AFTER, FAITH. PRIMAL BLISS. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. REPENT NO MORE. Revolution. Water and fire mutually rested. Two women live together, their wills conflict, this is revolution. On the day afer you'll have faith, revolution, and trust. Joy is the flowering of intelligence. Correctness comes from great bliss. Revolution is proper. Repent no more.The revolution of Heaven and Earth makes the four seasons function. The revolution of Tong and Wu was great because they followed Heaven and responded to man, great indeed is the time of revolution. Fire within marsh. Revolution. The gentleman administers the calendar and clarifies the seasons. Revolution. 1 Roots Of Revolution BOUND WITH YELLOW OX HIDE. The binding with yellow hide prevents any mobility. 2 Structure Of Revolution THE DAY AFTER THEN REVOLUTION. EXPEDITION LUCK. NO BLAME. First trust then action gains mutual faith. 3 Passion Of Revolution EXPEDITION CALAMITY. PERSISTENCE. DANGER. REVOLUTION DISCUSSED THREE TIMES. HAVE FAITH. Avoid impatience. 4 Soul Of Revolution REPENT NO MORE, HAVE FAITH. RENEW THE MANDATE. LUCK. To renew the mandate is the integration of above and below. 5 Crown Of Revolution GREAT MAN CHANGES LIKE A TIGER. BEFORE DIVINATION HAVE FAITH. The changing of the tiger is as brilliant as the flying of the dragon. 6 Flower Of Revolution GENTLEMAN CHANGES LIKE A LEOPARD. PETTY MAN CHANGES FACE. EXPEDITION CALAMITY. DWELL ZEST. LUCK. Both the gentleman and the petty men change in accordance with the great man, only the Tao is unchanging.
Altar 0 whole of Cauldron CAULDRON. PRIME LUCK. BLISS. Cauldron is imagery. Wood receives fires, this is cooking. The sages cook their offerings and present them to God, make great offerings to nourish the wise and virtuous. To be pliable is to have eyes and ears open to intelligence, gently advance upward, gain the center and respond to the strong. This is primal bliss. Fire above wood. Cauldron. The gentle corrects his position and rectifies his destiny. Cauldron. 1 Roots Of Cauldron CAULDRON OVERTURNED BY ITS FEET. FRUITFUL TO GET RID OF THE BAD. TAKE CONCUBINE TO HAVE A SON. NO BLAME. Necessary to work through the lowly to achieve nobility. 2 Structure Of Cauldron CAULDRON HAS SUBSTANCE. MY ENEMY IS HOSTILE, BUT CAN'T GET TO ME. LUCK. Inner nobility protects from harm. 3 Passion Of Cauldron CAULDRON HANDLES TWISTED. PROGRESS STUCK. FAT OF THE PHEASANT NOT EATEN. RAIN COMES. REPENTANCE SPENT. IN THE END LUCK. First stuck then have help from heaven. 4 Soul Of Cauldron CAULDRON LEGS BROKEN, ROYAL OFFERING SPILLED. APPEARANCE EMBARRASSED. CALAMITY. It is untimely to break the leg. 5 Crown Of Cauldron CAULDRON HAS YELLOW HANDLES. GOLDEN RINGS. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. Empty the center to be receptive to tough reality. 6 Flower Of Cauldron CAULDRON HAS JADE RINGS, GREAT LUCK. EVERYTHING IS FRUITFUL. Ruler must receive advice as tough as gold, counselor should advice as mild as jade.
Swooping 0 whole of Quaking QUAKING. BLISS. QUAKING ARRIVES, FEAR, TREMBLING, LAUGH, TALK, CHEERFUL. THE QUAKING SHAKES UP 100 LI. NOT LOSE LADLE AND WINE. Quaking is bliss. Quaking arrives, everyone is afraid and trembling yet apprehension brings happiness. Everyone laughs and talks cheerfully because the law abiding have nothing to fear. The quaking shakes for 100 li, shakes far away and terrorizes nearby. Not losing the ladle and sacrificial wine, he can present himself in the offerings and preside at the ancestral temple at the altar of land and grain. Thunder repeated, quaking. The gentleman examines and cultivates himself with awe. Quaking. 1 Roots Of Quaking QUAKING ARRIVES. FEAR AND TREMBLING. AFTERWARDS LAUGH AND TALK. CHEERFUL. LUCK To be cheerful in the face of terror enhances harmonious devotion.
2 Structure Of Quaking QUAKING ARRIVES. DANGER. DELIBERATE. GIVE UP TREASURE. ASCEND LOFTY HEIGHTS. DO NOT CHASE. SEVEN DAYS GAIN. Relaxed self-preservation eventually gains. 3 Passion Of Quaking QUAKING SCATTERS AND DIES AWAY. KEEP ON QUAKING WITHIN. NO MISTAKE. Keep alert then you'll be prepared. 4 Soul Of Quaking QUAKING SUNK IN THE MUD. Don't get stuck. 5 Crown Of Quaking QUAKING COMES AND GOES. DANGER. DELIBERATE. NO LOSS IN BUSINESS. Be fearful and cultivates yourself. 6 Flower Of Quaking QUAKING ENDS. LOOK SCARED. EXPEDITION CALAMITY. QUAKING DOESN'T REACH YOU BUT YOUR NEIGHBOR. NO BLAME. KIN HAVE CRITICISM. Do not relax,help your neighbors and kin.
Peaked 0 whole of Rest REST. REST YOUR BACK. UNAWARE OF SELF. WALK IN THE COURTYARD. NOT SEE THE PEOPLE. NO BLAME. Double mountain. Rest. The gentleman keeps his thoughts within his realm. Rest. 1 Roots Of Rest REST THE TOES. NO BLAME. FRUITFUL FOREVER ZESTFUL. Watch your step. 2 Structure Of Rest REST THE CALVES. CAN'T RESCUE THOSE AHEAD. NOT HAPPY WITHIN. He is powerless and unheeded by above, can't correct others, only correct yourself. 3 Passion Of Rest REST THE LOINS. SEPARATE THE RIBS. DANGER BURNS THE HEART. He is stuck and frustrated. 4 Soul Of Rest REST HIS BODY. NO BLAME. Persevere in self-inspection. 5 Crown Of Rest REST HIS JAWS. WORDS HAVE ORDER. REPENT NO MORE. Be careful with your words. 6 Flower Of Rest DEVOTED REST. LUCK. Be deeply devoted, rest at proper time and place.
Diamond Cutting 0 whole of Gradually Approach GRADUALLY APPROACH. MARRIAGE OF MAIDEN. LUCK. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. Gradual approach is advance like proper marriage of the maiden has luck. Advance to the proper position, act has merit, advance and yet correct, this is to rectify the states. Position is right because the strength is within. Stop and be humble then movement will not be exhausted. The tree grows on a mountain--gradual approach. The master dwells in saintly virtue and improves the mores. Gradually Approach.
1 Roots Of Gradually Approach FLEDGLING GEESE APPROACH THE SHORE. YOUNGER SON HAS CRITICISM. DANGER. NO BLAME. Through no fault of his own the younger son has danger. 2 Structure Of Gradually Approach THE GEESE APPROACH THE LARGE ROCKS. EAT AND DRINK. HAPPY AND AT EASE. LUCK. To eat and drink is to bide his time. 3 Passion Of Gradually Approach GEESE APPROACH THE PLATEAU. HUSBAND ON EXPEDITION--NOT RETURN. PREGNANT WOMAN NOT GIVE BIRTH. CALAMITY. FRUITFUL TO FIGHT INVADERS. Alienation through no fault of your own, stop and defend. 4 Soul Of Gradually Approach GEESE PERCH ON TREES. MAY LAND ON A FLAT BRANCH. NO BLAME. Be security within situation of insecurity. 5 Crown Of Gradually Approach GEESE APPROACH HEIGHT. WIFE 3 YEARS NOT PREGNANT. IN THE END CAN'T BE DEFEATED. LUCK. The law of nature can not be opposed. 6 Flower Of Gradually Approach GEESE APPROACH THE CLOUDS. THEIR FEATHERS CAN BE USED FOR ORNAMENTS. LUCK. Observe the order of the high flying geese.
Chasing Rainbows 0 whole of Marrying (Little) Sister MARRYING SISTER. EXPEDITION CALAMITY. NOTHING FRUITFUL. The marrying sister is he great rectitude of heaven and earth. Heaven and earth have no interaction therefore the 10,000 things not flourishing. To marry off the sister is the beginning and end of humanity. To move with joy is how to marry off the sister. Expedition calamity because you are not in the right place. Nothing fruitful because the weak overcome the strong. Thunder above marsh. Marrying sister. The master perseveres to the end aware of the shortcoming. Marrying (Little) Sister. 1 Roots Of Marrying (Little) Sister THE MARRYING SISTER BECOMES SECOND WIFE. THE LAME CAN WALK. EXPEDITION. LUCK. It is better to be a concubine in the household than homeless. 2 Structure Of Marrying (Little) Sister ONE EYED MAN CN SEE. FRUITFUL TO HAVE SOLITARY ZEST. Keep to yourself. 3 Passion Of Marrying (Little) Sister MARRYING SISTER GIVEN AWAY AS THIRD WIFE. RETURNS AND BECOMES SECOND WIFE. Return to your roots and correct your position. 4 Soul Of Marrying (Little) Sister MARRYING SISTER'S MARRIAGE POSTPONED. LATE MARRIAGE IS TIMELY. Wait for proper time. 5 Crown Of Marrying (Little) Sister KING YI'S MARRYING SISTER. THE SLEEVE OF THE FIRST WIFE NOT AS GOOD AS THE SLEEVE OF THE SECOND WIFE. THE MOON ALMOST FULL. LUCK. This humble behavior is honorable because she has inner simplicity. 6 Flower Of Marrying (Little) Sister WOMAN HOLDS BASKET WITHOUT SUBSTANCE. MAN SLAUGHTERS SHEEP--NO BLOOD. NOTHING FRUITFUL. Without substance it is hollow virtue like an empty basket.
FireWorks 0 whole of Abundance ABUNDANCE. BLISS. THE KING HAS ARRIVED. NO WORRY.BE LIKE THE MIDDAY SUN. Abundance is great. Enlightened non-action this is abundance. The King has arrived, profusely great. Don't worry, be like the midday sun to brighten all under heaven. Sun in the midday begins to set; Moon when full begins to wane. The fullness and emptiness of heaven and earth grows and dies with time; how much more so for men and for spirits and gods. Thunder and lightning arrive together, abundance. The master imposes sentence and executes punishment. Abundance. 1 Roots Of Abundance MEETING WITH HIS PROPER RULER. EVEN THOUGH TEN DAYS. NO BLAME. ACTION HAS APPROVAL. Ten days means the full set of time. 2 Structure Of Abundance THICKEN THE CURTAIN. SEE THE BIG DIPPER AT NOON. ACT. HAVE SUSPICION. HOSTILITY.HAVE FAITH WITH ENERGY. LUCK. Faith with energy overcomes suspicions and hostility. 3 Passion Of Abundance THICKEN THE BANNER. SEE THE LITTLE STARS AT NOON. BREAKS HIS RIGHT ARM. NO BLAME. Time to lay low not to attempt major affairs. Restrain toughness with gentleness. 4 Soul Of Abundance THICKEN THE CURTAIN. SEE THE BIG DIPPER AT NOON. MEET THE RULER AS A FRIEND. LUCK. Withdraw, seek inner guidance and friendship. 5 Crown Of Abundance BRILLIANCE ARRIVES. HAVE CELEBRATION AND FAME. LUCK. Gathering of saints is indeed cause for celebration and fame. 6 Flower Of Abundance ABUNDANT HOUSE. FAMILY SCREENED OFF. PEEP IN THE DOOR. NO NOISE. NO PEOPLE. THREE YEARS SEE NO ONE. Soaring arrogance alienates kin. To be open to people is the way to self-preservation.
Just Passing 0 whole of Travel TRAVEL. LITTLE BLISS. ZEST IN TRAVEL. LUCK. Travel is a little bliss. So gentle within, so flexible without this is strength. Stop and cling to beauty-this is brilliance, therefore a little bliss. Zest in travel is luck. Great indeed is the rectitude and timing of travel. Fire above mountain. Travel. The master is clear and careful in executing punishment, not keeping people in jail. Travel. 1 Roots Of Travel THE TRAVELER IS PETTY. INDEED HE BRINGS CALAMITY UPON HIMSELF. Self-neglect begets neglect from others. 2 Structure Of Travel THE TRAVELER SETTLES IN THE LODGE CARRYING HIS WEALTH. GAINS ZEST OF THE BOY SERVANT. Lodge money and help, the Tao of travel is full to the brim. 3 Passion Of Travel THE TRAVELER BURNS DOWN THE LODGE, LOSES BOY SERVANT. ZEST. DANGER. Arrogance and insolence loses above and below.
4 Soul Of Travel THE TRAVELER RESTS IN THE HOTEL, HAS MONEY AND AN AXE. HIS HEART NOT AT EASE. He is not in the right place even though he is well fed. 5 Crown Of Travel SHOOTING A PHEASANT. FIRST SHOT LOST. IN THE END, FAME AND REWARD. Perseverence brings friends and success. 6 Flower Of Travel BIRD BURNS ITS NEST, THE TRAVELER LAUGHS FIRST THEN YELLS AND CRIES. LOSE OX THROUGH CARELESSNESS. CALAMITY. Impudence loses propriety; impatience loses tranquility.
Streaks 0 whole of Bending BENDING. LITTLE BLISS. FRUITFUL TO TAKE ACTION. FRUITFUL TO SEE THE GREAT MAN. Double bending is to reiterate the orders. Bending the hard, correct in the center the will will prevail. The gentle fully follows the hard, therefore a little bliss. Fruitful to take action. Fruitful to see the great man. Winds blow continuously and successively. Bending. The master reiterates his orders and puts them into effect. Bending. 1 Roots Of Bending ADVANCING AND WITHDRAWING. FRUITFUL TO HAVE THE ZEST OF A SOLDIER. Perseverence is better than indecision. 2 Structure Of Bending BEND UNDER THE BED. USE PRIESTS AND MAGICIANS PROFUSELY. LUCK. NO BLAME. The channel from God to the people is wide open. 3 Passion Of Bending REPEATED BENDING. REGRET. Excessive bending brings exhaustion. 4 Soul Of Bending REPENT NO MORE. CAPTURE THREE KINDS OF GAME IN THE FIELD. The essence of achievement is to use all the people's talents. 5 Crown Of Bending ZEST LUCK REPENT NO MORE. EVERYTHING FRUITFUL. NO BEGINNING HAVE ENDING.THREE DAYS BEFORE CHANGE, THREE DAYS AFTER CHANGE. LUCK. The position is correct, wait for the upturn. 6 Flower Of Bending BENDING UNDER THE BED LOSES MONEY AND AXE. ZEST CALAMITY. Excessive gentleness loses strength and property.
Contents 0 whole of Joy Bliss JOY BLISS. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. Joy is to be happy. Strong within gentle without is happiness, thererefore it is fruitful to have zest. It is the way to follow heaven and respond to man. To be happy is to consider the people first, then people forget that they are tired. To be happy is to tackle their difficult problems then the people forget death. Great indeed is the happiness of thus motivating the people. Image; marshes reflecting each other. Joy. The master talks and practices with friends. Joy Bliss.
1 Roots Of Joy Bliss HARMONIOUS JOY. LUCK. Detachment from material possessions brings true harmony. 2 Structure Of Joy Bliss FAITH IN JOY. LUCK. REPENT NO MORE. Joyful heart makes others joyful. 3 Passion Of Joy Bliss INVITING JOY. CALAMITY. Indulgence loses self-nature. 4 Soul Of Joy Bliss INDECISIVE JOY NOT PEACEFUL. WHEN RID OF SICKNESS, HAVE SATISFACTION. Awareness brings healing. 5 Crown Of Joy Bliss FAITH IN EROSION HAS DANGER. Faith overcomes all. 6 Flower Of Joy Bliss ALLURING JOY. Blame the tempted not the temptor.
Solution 0 whole of Scattering SCATTERING. BLISS. KING RETIRES TO THE TEMPLE. FRUITFUL TO CROSS THE GREAT RIVER. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. Scattering is bliss. Strength prevails and is not exhausted. Gentleness is manifest and unites with the strong from above. The King retires to the temple because the King is fair. Fruitful to cross the great river, floating on the Tao of wood has merit Wind blows above water. Scattering. Ancient kings made offerings to the gods and strengthened the ancestral temples. Scattering. 1 Roots Of Scattering RESCUE WITH A STRONG HORSE. LUCK. Strengthen the support from below. 2 Structure Of Scattering SCATTERING. RUN FOR SUPPORT. REPENT NO MORE. Be kind to people around you. 3 Passion Of Scattering SCATTERING YOUR EGO. NO REPENTANCE. Egoless devotion to the beyond is transcendence. 4 Soul Of Scattering SCATTER THE GROUP. PRIMAL LUCK. SCATTERING BRINGS EXCELLENCE. BEYOND THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE ORDINARY. Scattering the clique integrates all. 5 Crown Of Scattering SCATTERING SWEAT. THE BIG PROCLAMATION. WHEN SCATTERING THE KING DWELLS. NO BLAME. Thundering proclamation like profuse sweating. Stay put, the people will come to you. 6 Flower Of Scattering SCATTER THE BLOOD. GO. INNER TENSION RELIEVED. NO BLAME.To leave fame and power and worldly cares is to be far from mortal wounds.
Lining 0 whole of Curbing CURBING. BLISS. SEVERE CURBING. DO NOT BE ZESTFUL. Curbing is bliss, strong and gentle distinguished, and the strong gains the center. Severe curbing, do not be zestful because the Tao is exhausted, be happy while walking in danger. Confront the situation with restraint, be fair and see things through. Because heaven and earth are regular the four seasons are made. Devise the systems in natural
order, not wasting money or harming people. Water above marsh, curbing. The master devises the systems of number and measure and discusses virtuous conduct. Curbing. 1 Roots Of Curbing NOT GOING BEYOND COURTYARD DOORS. NO BLAME. Stay in your room, you know when its going and when its stuck. 2 Structure Of Curbing NOT GOING BEYOND COURTYARD GATES. CALAMITY. You could have gone and didn't; therefore calamity. You absolutely missed the timing. 3 Passion Of Curbing NEGLECTING RESTRAINT BRINGS REMORSE. NO BLAME. Remorse over your lack of restraint, who is to blame? 4 Soul Of Curbing PEACEFUL RESTRAINT. BLISS. You have bliss from accepting the Tao of above. 5 Crown Of Curbing SWEET RESTRAINT. LUCK. ACTION IS ADMIRABLE. You have luck because what comes from your heart is never bitter. 6 Flower Of Curbing EXCESSIVE RESTRAINT. ZEST. CALAMITY. REPENT NO MORE. Tao is exhausted, turn inward.
Love's Root 0 whole of Inner Faith INNER FAITH. PIGS AND FISH. LUCK. FRUITFUL TO CROSS THE GREAT RIVER. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. Faith. Gentleness within the strong gains control; happy and flexible the faith can transform the states. Pigs and fish luck, because your trust extends even to pigs and fish, fruitful to cross the great river because a hollowed wooden boat symbolizes humility. Zest, inner faith fruitful because you are responding to heaven. The wind blows over the marsh, inner faith, the master deliberates upon sentences and commutes executions. Inner Faith. 1 Roots Of Inner Faith GET INTO YOUR BODY. LUCK. IF YOU ARE DISTURBED INSIDE YOU CAN'T MEDITATE. Inner faith depends upon your original intention, to be in touch with yourself is luck but cannot change your will. 2 Structure Of Inner Faith CRANE WHOOPING I THE SHADE. ITS YOUNG ANSWERS IT. I HAVE A GOOD WINE I WANT TO SHARE WITH YOU. The response of its young is the ultimate of devotion. 3 Passion Of Inner Faith YOU MEET YOUR MATCH. BEAT THE DRUM--OFF AND ON. WEEP AND SING OFF AND ON.You are wavering. 4 Soul Of Inner Faith MOON NEARLY FULL. THE HORSE LOSES ITS RIDER. NO BLAME. Rid yourself of companions to devote to yourself to those above. 5 Crown Of Inner Faith HAVE FAITH AS IF EMBRACING. NO BLAME. Your faith holds the group together, this is right. 6 Flower Of Inner Faith COCK'S CROW SHAKES UP TO HEAVEN. ZEST. CALAMITY. The sounds of crowing rise up to heaven. How long can you take it?
Razor's Edge 0 whole of A little Excessive A LITTLE EXCESSIVE. BLISS. FRUITFUL TO HAVE ZEST. SMALL MATTERS MAY BE DONE BUT GREAT MATTERS CAN'T. LIKE FLYING BIRDS ECHOING THE SOUND. BETTER TO DESCEND THAN TO ASCEND. GREAT LUCK. A little excessive to exceed a little brings bliss. Fruitful to have zest in being excessive because it is timely. Gentleness is manifest therefore the little matter has luck. The strong has lost the position and is not manifest therefore you can't handle the great matters. There is the imagery of flying birds echoing the sound--it is better to descend than to ascend. Great luck because above opposes you below doesn't. Thunder above mountain. A little excessive. The master is excessively humble, excessively sorrowful, excessively frugal. A little Excessive. 1 Roots Of A little Excessive FLYING BIRD HAS CALAMITY. To ride too high brings calamity. 2 Structure Of A little Excessive PASSING BY YOUR ANCESTOR, MEETING YOUR ANCESTRESS; YOU CAN'T MEET THE RULER ONLY MEET HIS MINISTER. NO BLAME. You shouldn't bypass the minister. 3 Passion Of A little Excessive NOT EXCESSIVELY CAUTIOUS. FOLLOW AND ATTACK. CALAMITY. Following behind and attacking is indeed calamity. Lay off. 4 Soul Of A little Excessive NO BLAME. NOT MEETING HIM INTIMATELY. ADVANCE. DANGER. BE CAREFUL. ETERNAL ZEST NO USE. Don't persevere the end is coming soon. 5 Crown Of A little Excessive DENSE CLOUDS. NO RAIN FROM THE WESTERN BORDER. THE PRINCE SHOOTS HIS ARROW AND TAKES HIM WHO IS IN THE CAVE. The above is stuck, go after the one below. 6 Flower Of A little Excessive NOT MEETING HIM INTIMATELY. THE FLYING BIRD ABANDONS HIM. CALAMITY. THIS IS SELF-INDUCED CATASTROPHE AND INJURY. Refusing to confront yet acting highhandedly is arrogance.
Morning After 0 whole of Already Finished Already finished. Little bliss. Fruitful to have zest. Beginning luck. End confusion. Already finished is bliss. The bliss is in the small. Fruitful to have zest. The strong and the gentle are correct and in the proper places. Beginning is luck because gentleness is manifest but in the end stopped and confused because the Tao is exhausted. Water above fire. already finished, the master is aware of the trouble and takes precautions. Already Finished. 1 Roots Of Already Finished BRAKING THE WHEEL AND WETTING HIS TAIL.NO BLAME.Braking the wheel slowly, not minding wetting his tail. Of course no blame. 2 Structure Of Already Finished WOMAN LOSES THE CURTAIN. DO NOT CHASE IT. SEVEN DAYS FOUND. Seven days found because the Tao cycles.
3 Passion Of Already Finished THE ILLUSTRIOUS ANCESTOR ATTACKS THE DEVIL'S COUNTRY. IN THREE YEARS HE CONQUERS IT. DON'T USE PETTY PEOPLE. Even he needs three years to conquer it, beware of petty people. 4 Soul Of Already Finished USE RAGS TO PLUG LEAKS. BE ON GUARD ALL DAY. Be careful all day long, always have doubt. 5 Crown Of Already Finished EASTERN NEIGHBOR SACRIFICES AN OX. IT IS NOT AS GOOD AS THE SPRING SACRIFICE OF THE WESTERN NEIGHBOR. SINCERELY RECEIVE THE BLESSING. Eastern neighbor doesn't have as good timing as the western neighbor who has inner sincerity, therefore blessed and greatly showered with luck. 6 Flower Of Already Finished HE IMMERSES HIS HEAD. DANGER. The danger doesn't last long because self-awareness will emerge.
Eve 0 whole of Not Yet Over Not yet over. Bliss. Young fox struggling across, he wets his tail. Nothing fruitful. Not yet over is bliss, gentleness manifest. The little fox is struggling across, not yet out of it. He wets his tail nothing fruitful because he doesn't follow it through. Even though not in the right places gentle and strong respond to each other. fire above water.Not Yet Over. The master carefull discriminates things and puts them in the right places. Not Yet Over. 1 Roots Of Not Yet Over HE DUNKS HIS TAIL. REGRET.Dunking the tail is indeed ultimate stupidity. 2 Structure Of Not Yet Over BRAKING THE WHEEL. ZEST. LUCK. Slow and careful, zest brings luck, patience and equinamity bring right behavior. 3 Passion Of Not Yet Over NOT YET OVER. EXPEDITION CALAMITY. FRUITFUL TO CROSS THE GREAT RIVER. Not yet done yet still trying is calmity because you are not in the right position. Better wait till later. 4 Soul Of Not Yet Over ZEST. LUCK. REPENT NO MORE. AROUSE YOURSELF TO ATTACK THE DEVIL'S COUNTRY. FOR THREE YEARS REWARD COMES FROM THE GREAT KINGDOM. You are right on time. 5 Crown Of Not Yet Over ZEST. LUCK. NO REPENTANCE. THE LIGHT OF THE MASTER HAS FAITH. LUCK. The brilliance of the master influences the minister below therefore there is luck. 6 Flower Of Not Yet Over HAVE FAITH AND DRINK WINE. NO BLAME. IF HE WETS HIS HEAD HAVE FAITH HE LOSES WHAT IS RIGHT. Avoid excessive zeal use restraint.