I Ching Hexagram 19 Changing to Hexagram 61

#19.5,6 > #61
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #19 to #61. — There's more information on the main hexagram #19 page

"Approaching"   is changing to   "Inner Truth"

In the illustration shown here, we see I Ching hexagram #19 changing to hexagram #61 with a total of 2 changing lines.

In this transformation, the transition occurs only in the upper trigram during the movement from #19 to #61.


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Earth Lake
Wind Lake

The initial hexagram #19 is composed of the upper trigram of Earth above the lower trigram of Lake.

The successive changed hexagram, #61, breaks down into a transformed upper trigram of Wind above an unchanged lower trigram of Lake.


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 61

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.

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 #61:
"Inner Truth"

The meaning of hexagram #61

This hexagram signifies a deep bond or feeling of kinship. This is a time when it will be easy to cultivate mutual trust in relationships and partnerships. Let go of any remnants of prejudice you may carry, and seek the beauty and fullness that can be found in all people and things. Realize all life is interconnected. Everyone is one. This is the inner truth you have been seeking, but have never lost. Also indicated here are the differences between what is outside and what is inside yourself. What truly matters to you?

For more about hexagram #61, including changing lines for #61 visit the main hexagram #61 page.


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