I Ching Hexagram 10 Changing to Hexagram 58

#10.6 > #58
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #10 to #58. — There's more information on the main hexagram #10 page

"Steps"   is changing to   "Joyousness"

In the transformation shown above, we see I Ching hexagram #10 transforming to hexagram #58 with a single changing line.

In this changing hexagram, the transition occurs only in the upper trigram during the movement from #10 to #58.


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Heaven Lake
Lake Lake

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

The successive transformed hexagram, #58, deconstructs into a transformed upper trigram of Lake over a preserved lower trigram of Lake.


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 58

Changing line #6

"Look to Your Conduct"- A change in this line at the top of the hexagram is simply a reminder that the ends do not justify the means. One's overall conduct throughout a process is extremely important. Victory is achievable. But a higher level of victory is the one in which the whole process has been conducted with honor.


The future hexagram #58:
"Joyousness"

The meaning of hexagram #58

This hexagram suggests fortunate times ahead. Like water smiling up at the Heavens, expect to feel grateful for the joy of life itself. This is a time when you can easily foster the qualities of unwavering friendliness, peace and loyalty. Only through true joy -- the kind that does not depend on outward circumstances -- will you find success. Focus on the overall joy of your journey despite everyday ups and downs. True joy rests on firmness and strength within. It requires a gentleness and faith. Share wisdom and understanding with your friends. Remember that joy isn't something you find. It's something you create.

For more about hexagram #58, including changing lines for #58 visit the main hexagram #58 page.


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