I Ching Hexagram 10 Changing to Hexagram 35

#10.1,2,5 > #35
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #10 to #35. — There's more information on the main hexagram #10 page

"Steps"   is changing to   "Progress"

In the transformation pictured above, we see I Ching hexagram #10 transitioning to hexagram #35 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen changing from #10 to #35.


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Heaven Lake
Fire Earth

The initial hexagram #10 deconstructs into the upper trigram of Heaven over the lower trigram of Lake.

The successive changed hexagram, #35, breaks down into a transformed upper trigram of Fire over a transformed lower trigram of Earth.


The starting hexagram #10:
"Steps"

The meaning of hexagram #10

This simple looking hexagram relates to circumstances which might be inherently risky. In most cases treading in dangerous places is inadvisable. At this time however, there is very little danger. It is written in the ancient Book of Changes that "One steps on the tail of a tiger at his or her own risk" but the appearance of this hexagram suggests that right now such an act would be ignored (or even seen as playful). A more general reference here could be a mingling of people belonging to different social backgrounds. This sign is typically positive.


The changing lines between hexagram 10 and hexagram 35

Changing line #1

"Conduct as Usual"- A change in this line at the base of this hexagram is an indication that the best course of action at this time is the course which is most typically followed. While there are unknowns in the present situation, a familiarity with the tried and true looks especially helpful at this time.

Changing line #2

"Perseverance of the Solitary Soul"- The path is long and difficult. A change in this line indicates that one who is removed from daily interaction, and quietly focuses on the task at hand will be successful. Being true to oneself is indicated here, along with a warning not to be distracted by social pressure.

Changing line #5

"Determination in the Face of Danger"- The brave individual does not ignore danger, and move forward fearlessly. The brave individual is intensely aware of the danger and the fear and presses forward despite them. Character is the measure of awareness and action. To ignore danger is to fail. To allow danger to overcome one is to fail. Awareness is truth.


The future hexagram #35:
"Progress"

The meaning of hexagram #35

Like the Sun rising effortlessly upward at the dawn of a new day, you will find yourself elevated to new heights. This fortunate hexagram suggests career advancement and recognition for a job well done. Expect greater responsibility, prosperity and kinship. This is an opportunity to benefit others while experiencing your own radiance and splendor. Your inner nature grows in brightness and purity. This is a time of awakening to your life's purpose.

For more about hexagram #35, including changing lines for #35 visit the main hexagram #35 page.


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