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  • 1. Ch'ien / The Creative

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    ------- above Ch'ien The Creative, Heaven
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    ------- below Ch'ien The Creative, Heaven
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    The Judgement

    The Creative works sublime success,
    Furthering through perseverance.

    The Image

    The movement of heaven is full of power.
    Thus the superior man makes himself strong and untiring.

    The Lines

    Change at the beginning means:
    Hidden dragon. Do not act.
    Change in the second place means:
    Dragon appearing in the field.
    It furthers one to see the great man.
    Change in the third place means:
    All day long the superior man is creatively active.
    At nightfall his mind is beset with cares.
    Danger. No blame.
    Change in the fourth place means:
    Wavering flight over the depths.
    No blame.
    Change in the fifth place means:
    Flying dragon in the heavens.
    It furthers one to see the great man.
    Change at the top means:
    Arrogant dragon will have cause to repent.
    When all the lines Change, it means:
    There appears a flight of dragons without heads.
    Good fortune.

 
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