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  • 61. Chung Fu / Inner Truth

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    ------- above Sun The Gentle, Wind
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    ------- below Tui The Joyous, Lake
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    The Judgement

    Inner Truth. Pigs and fishes.
    Good fortune.
    It furthers one to cross the great water.
    Perseverance furthers.

    The Image

    Wind over lake: the image of Inner Truth.
    Thus the superior man discusses criminal cases
    In order to delay executions.

    The Lines

    Change at the beginning means:
    Being prepared brings good fortune.
    If there are secret designs, it is disquieting.
    Change in the second place means:
    A crane is calling in the shade.
    Its young answers it.
    I have a good goblet.
    I will share it with you.
    [] Change in the third place means:
    He finds a comrade.
    Now he beats the drum, now he stops.
    Now he sobs, now he sings.
    [] Change in the fourth place means:
    The moon nearly at the full.
    The team horse goes astray.
    No blame.
    Change in the fifth place means:
    He possesses truth, which links together.
    No blame.
    Change at the top means:
    Cockcrow penetrating to heaven.
    Perseverance brings misfortune.

 
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