By Lars Bo Christensen
The booklet of adjustments has continually been considered as essentially the most very important, but additionally such a lot enigmatic, chinese language classics. Lars Bo Christensen’s coherent and significant translation of the unique middle - the divination guide - may be learn by way of somebody and is supported via vast proof and an entire word list.
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51. Fear – 52. Calmness. 53. Gradual development towards marriage – 54. Avoiding the wrong marriage. Both mention marriage 女歸 / 歸妹 in title lines. 55. Don’t worry – 56. Be alert. 57. Depressed – 58. Uplifted. 59. Spreading – 60. Limitation. 61. Inner confidence – 62. Disruption of confidence. 63. After – 64. Before. Both are about crossing the river. H63 title line: 既濟亨小利 H64 title line: 未濟亨小狐. Both have 濡其尾 in line 1 and 濡其首 in line 6. Also both hexagrams have 曳其輪 and 伐鬼方三 年. 5. EXAMPLES OF RELATIONS OF LINES OF SAME LEVEL IN THE PAIRS When taking a look at the increasing qualities of the six lines within a hexagram, and then comparing them in pairs there is clearly a relation of the meaning of lines of the same level.
EXAMPLES OF RELATIONS OF LINES OF SAME LEVEL IN THE PAIRS When taking a look at the increasing qualities of the six lines within a hexagram, and then comparing them in pairs there is clearly a relation of the meaning of lines of the same level. For example: The first line of H11 and H12 have similarities in their meaning which is related both to their relationship as a pair, but also to the line level. Two examples of this principle are given below for complete hexagram pairs. They should be quite obvious and need no further explanation, if you compare the full text in the respective hexagrams.
The text of the lines and hexagrams are not recorded, only that Bo Liao considered Man Man to be corrupt and without virtue. It is impossible to determine whether this was an interpretation of the line in H55 or not. 鄭公子曼滿，與王子伯廖語，欲為卿伯廖告人曰，無德而貪，其在周易豐之離，弗過之矣， 間一歲，鄭人殺之。 (8) DUKE XUAN 宣公 YEAR 12 (597 BCE) HEXAGRAM 7 SHI LINE 1 LEADING TO HEXAGRAM 19 LIN This case is about a general disobeying his orders and thereby endangering the whole state. I am inclined to believe that the hexagram line was merely a citation to make a point.