I Ching Hexagram 19 Changing to Hexagram 32

#19.1,3,4 > #32
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #19 to #32. — There's more information on the main hexagram #19 page

"Approaching"   is changing to   "Permanence"

In the illustration shown here, we see I Ching hexagram #19 changing to hexagram #32 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are changed in the transition from #19 to #32.


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Earth Lake
Thunder Wind

The first hexagram #19 is composed of the upper trigram of Earth on top of the lower trigram of Lake.

The following completed hexagram, #32, breaks down into a newly transformed upper trigram of Thunder on top of a newly transformed lower trigram of Wind.


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 32

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 #3

"Overly Confident Approach"- While things seem to be going well on one hand they are often falling apart on another. It is important to think broadly. A change in this line near the center of this hexagram suggests that small successes have bred an overconfidence which now undermines the overall progress. Do not take things for granted.

Changing line #4

"Approaching from Above"- What approaches has been carefully foreseen and predicted. Preparations are well in place for a successful fulfillment of goals. A change in this line is a favorable indicator which suggests there will be no negative surprises. What is important has already been accounted for.


The future hexagram #32:
"Permanence"

The meaning of hexagram #32

This hexagram points to the importance of stability and constancy. In the same way that thunder and lightning have always been together, the wise person seeks unions that are forever. Keep an optimistic outlook and your friendships/partnerships will endure and succeed. Simultaneously, you must access a sense of stability inside yourself. Like the constellations in the sky, everything in life moves as an integrated whole. Discovering this integration - by which everyone and everything in the Universe are connected -will put you in touch with stability and the power of permanence.

For more about hexagram #32, including changing lines for #32 visit the main hexagram #32 page.


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