"Pitfalls" is changing to "Nourishment"
In the illustration above, we see I Ching hexagram #29 transforming to hexagram #27 with a total of 4 changing lines.
In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are transformed from #29 to #27.
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The starting hexagram #29 is built from the upper trigram of Water on top of an identical lower trigram of Water.
The successive transformed hexagram, #27, breaks down into a transformed upper trigram of Mountain on top of a transformed lower trigram of Thunder.
The starting hexagram #29:
The meaning of hexagram #29
Dangers and challenges are indicated in this unwelcome hexagram. Faith and connection to others are your lifelines during this doubly dangerous time. Confront all dangers headfirst. Summon your strength and rise to the call. This is a time to take charge. Don't run away from yourself or your problems. To give up at this time may prove disastrous.
The changing lines between hexagram 29 and hexagram 27
Changing line #1
"Falling into an Abyss"- Any attempt to fight what is happening could make the situation worse. True surrender is your savior. Resistance is futile. Ride out the current bad situation and soon it will be over.
Changing line #2
"Rejoice in Small Gains"- This line is a reminder that there is light in the dark. Place attention on the positive, no matter how small or insignificant it may seem. Attention on the positive makes it grow stronger.
Changing line #5
"The Path of Least Resistance"- Though there is still danger, all is not lost. Don't make your goals too lofty. Stay with what is most immediate. Find the path with the fewest obstacles and soon the peril will diminish
Changing line #6
"Imprisonment"- The shackles you wear have grown tight. Come to grips with what is happening. Within three years time the light will shine brightly again
The future 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.
For more about hexagram #27, including changing lines for #27 visit the main hexagram #27 page.
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