"Nourishment" is changing to "Rising Up"
In the transformation pictured above, we can see I Ching hexagram #27 transforming to hexagram #46 with a total of 4 changing lines.
In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transitioning from #27 to #46.
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The initial hexagram #27 can be broken down into the upper trigram of Mountain over the lower trigram of Thunder.
The secondary completed hexagram, #46, is composed of a transitioned upper trigram of Earth over a transitioned lower trigram of Wind.
The starting hexagram #27:
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.
The changing lines between hexagram 27 and hexagram 46
Changing line #1
"The Sacred Turtle"-In this line, the turtle symbolizes wisdom and spiritual openness. Admire these qualities in others and notice them in yourself. If you ignore them, misfortune could start to crawl into your life.
Changing line #2
"Seeking the Best Nourishment"- This line is a reminder to take responsibility for one's own nourishment. Don't receive from the ungenerous. Be wise with your giving as well. Give help to those who have genuine potential, not to those who are unmotivated or ungenerous.
Changing line #3
"Feeding Your Soul"- When choosing friends, co-workers or romantic partners, ignore the superficial realms of status and finances. Be with people who support your deepest values. Receive with an open heart and you will avoid misfortunes and experience greater health.
Changing line #6
"Being the Source of Nourishment"- This line is a green light to go ahead. You have achieved a sense of self-nourishment, and others will respond to it. You will be effortlessly supported by others. Gather your team and go forward as planned, knowing success will come.
The future hexagram #46:
The meaning of hexagram #46
This welcome hexagram symbolizes a lasting elevation in status or well being. A raise or promotion is very likely to occur at this time. Endeavors will turn out successfully, fires will be put out and chaos will turn to calmness. However, this is not a time to slack off from responsibility. Take actions deliberately. Place one foot in front of the other with solidity and purpose. Stay focused and conscious. Be like the tree trunk that grows strong and steady towards the sky.
For more about hexagram #46, including changing lines for #46 visit the main hexagram #46 page.
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