"Nourishment" is changing to "Inner Truth"
In the illustration above, we see I Ching hexagram #27 transforming to hexagram #61 with a total of 2 changing lines.
In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transforming from #27 to #61.
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The starting hexagram #27 deconstructs into the upper trigram of Mountain positioned above the lower trigram of Thunder.
The following transformed hexagram, #61, can be broken down into a newly transformed upper trigram of Wind positioned above a newly transformed lower trigram of Lake.
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 61
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 #5
"Stepping off the Path"- Nurture yourself by taking a break from forward motion. Stand still for a while. Don't start a new project, job or romance just yet. Seek spiritual counsel first.
The future hexagram #61:
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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