I Ching Hexagram 19 Changing to Hexagram 27

#19.2,6 > #27
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #19 to #27. — There's more information on the main hexagram #19 page

"Approaching"   is changing to   "Nourishment"

Above, we see I Ching hexagram #19 transitioning to hexagram #27 with a total of 2 changing lines.

In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are transformed from #19 to #27.


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Earth Lake
Mountain Thunder

The first hexagram #19 is built from the upper trigram of Earth over the lower trigram of Lake.

The secondary changed hexagram, #27, breaks down into a transformed upper trigram of Mountain over a transformed lower trigram of Thunder.


The starting hexagram #19:
"Approaching"

The meaning of hexagram #19

This hexagram references the positive concepts of anticipation and expectation. A time of growing power and energies which have not yet revealed themselves. Diligence and focus must be at maximal levels because a time of great flourishing is near. The period of late winter (just prior to the springtime) is also referenced here.


The changing lines between hexagram 19 and hexagram 27

Changing line #2

"A Unified Success"- This changing line (similar to the bottom line of this hexagram) indicates the approach of two people or things. An event or place may be approached together with the company of a friend or partner. This event is advantageous to both parties. Or if two events approach, both are successful.

Changing line #6

"The Generous Approach"- A change in the top line of this hexagram is a positive indicator suggesting that honesty and generosity are at work. What approaches is beneficial to all. This is an extremely positive indicator. Do not allow selfishness to prevent events from unfolding positively.


The future hexagram #27:
"Nourishment"

The meaning of hexagram #27

The image of an open mouth is portrayed by this hexagram. This is a time to nourish one's body, mind and spirit. It is also a time to delight in nourishing others. Remember, giving and receiving are not inherently different. To give is to receive. Feed yourself with good ideas, good actions, good books, good teachers and good people.

For more about hexagram #27, including changing lines for #27 visit the main hexagram #27 page.


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