I Ching Hexagram 27 Changing to Hexagram 56

#27.1,3,4 > #56
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #27 to #56. — There's more information on the main hexagram #27 page

"Nourishment"   is changing to   "Traveling"

In the transformation shown above, we can see I Ching hexagram #27 transitioning to hexagram #56 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are changed from #27 to #56.


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Mountain Thunder
Fire Mountain

The starting hexagram #27 is built from the upper trigram of Mountain over the lower trigram of Thunder.

The secondary transformed hexagram, #56, can be broken down into a newly transformed upper trigram of Fire over a newly transformed lower trigram of Mountain.


The starting hexagram #27:
"Nourishment"

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 56

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 #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 #4

"Summoning Support"- This line is a reminder to gather your team of supporters with great care and attention. Let your values be your guide. Live by your principals. Look toward the highest peaks for comradeship and connection.


The future hexagram #56:
"Traveling"

The meaning of hexagram #56

This hexagram indicates a journey of discovery. It could be an outer journey to a new place or employment, or may reference a journey of self-discovery. This is a time to be sincere and extremely honest with yourself. What are you really looking for? Where do you think it will be found? Wandering over mountain tops, the wise person sees each step as a gift, and knows that home is always right where one stands. If you feel like staying, stay. If you feel like moving, move. Let your heart be your guide.

For more about hexagram #56, including changing lines for #56 visit the main hexagram #56 page.


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