I Ching Hexagram 19 Changing to Hexagram 40

#19.1,4 > #40
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #19 to #40. — There's more information on the main hexagram #19 page

"Approaching"   is changing to   "Deliverance"

In the illustration above, we can see I Ching hexagram #19 transforming to hexagram #40 with a total of 2 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are changed from #19 to #40.


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Earth Lake
Thunder Water

The starting hexagram #19 breaks down into the upper trigram of Earth positioned above the lower trigram of Lake.

The secondary transformed hexagram, #40, is composed of a new, changed upper trigram of Thunder positioned above a new, changed lower trigram of Water.


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 40

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 #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 #40:
"Deliverance"

The meaning of hexagram #40

"Freedom from hardship" is the meaning of this welcome hexagram. Some challenges will still lie ahead, but the stage has been set for success. You have disentangled yourself from opposing forces. Your projects, ideas and dreams are destined to come to fruition. This is a time to rally your support base, and clear the air of any tensions and grievances. This is a time to forgive and forget. Let worries wash away like water.

For more about hexagram #40, including changing lines for #40 visit the main hexagram #40 page.


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