"Approaching" is changing to "Pitfalls"
In the illustration above, we see I Ching hexagram #19 changing to hexagram #29 with a total of 2 changing lines.
In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transitioning from #19 to #29.
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The starting hexagram #19 deconstructs into the upper trigram of Earth positioned above the lower trigram of Lake.
The secondary completed hexagram, #29, deconstructs into a transformed upper trigram of Water positioned above a transformed lower trigram of Water.
The starting hexagram #19:
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 29
Changing line #1
"A Joint Approach"- This changing line at the base of the hexagram of "Approaching" signifies either a distant approach of two simultaneous events, or the act of approaching a great event with the company of a friend or partner. This event is still far away, but this is a very positive sign and indicates good fortune.
Changing line #5
"Advancing Wisdom"- There is anticipation towards that which approaches. But anticipation must not give way to over-eagerness or rash decisions. Wisdom must be sought out and allowed the proper time. Self-restraint must conquer self-gratification. Do not give in to anticipation. Allow events to unfold at their own pace.
The future hexagram #29:
The meaning of hexagram #29
Dangers and challenges are indicated in this unwelcome hexagram. Faith and connection to others are your lifelines during this doubly dangerous time. Confront all dangers headfirst. Summon your strength and rise to the call. This is a time to take charge. Don't run away from yourself or your problems. To give up at this time may prove disastrous.
For more about hexagram #29, including changing lines for #29 visit the main hexagram #29 page.
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