I Ching Hexagram 29 Changing to Hexagram 28

#29.3,4 > #28
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #29 to #28. — There's more information on the main hexagram #29 page

"Pitfalls"   is changing to   "Test of Faith"

In the transformation shown above, we can see I Ching hexagram #29 transitioning to hexagram #28 with a total of 2 changing lines.

In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transforming from #29 to #28.


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Water Water
Lake Wind

The first hexagram #29 breaks down into the upper trigram of Water on top of a matching lower trigram of Water.

The second changed hexagram, #28, is composed of a new, changed upper trigram of Lake on top of a new, changed lower trigram of Wind.


The starting hexagram #29:
"Pitfalls"

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 28

Changing line #3

"The Power of Waiting"- Stay put. Don't act one way or the other. Herein lies your strength.

Changing line #4

"The Power of Sincerity"- This line is a reminder to keep things simple and pure. With honest intentions, you will see an open window and let more light in to the situation


The future hexagram #28:
"Test of Faith"

The meaning of hexagram #28

When walking across a thin and bending beam, one must take heart and have faith that it will hold. This hexagram is a reminder to not bend under the weight of burdens. It is also about a great inner test. You may be in some danger for a short time. Only through letting go of the old and embracing the new can success be attained. A gentle strength is required here.

For more about hexagram #28, including changing lines for #28 visit the main hexagram #28 page.


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