I Ching Hexagram 29 Changing to Hexagram 34

#29.1,3,4,5 > #34
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"Pitfalls"   is changing to   "Great Power"

Above, we can see I Ching hexagram #29 transforming to hexagram #34 with a total of 4 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transitioning from #29 to #34.


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Water Water
Thunder Heaven

The starting hexagram #29 is composed of the upper trigram of Water on top of an identical lower trigram of Water.

The successive changed hexagram, #34, breaks down into a transformed upper trigram of Thunder on top of a transformed lower trigram of Heaven.


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 34

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 #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

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


The future hexagram #34:
"Great Power"

The meaning of hexagram #34

As if thunder and lightning are your allies, this hexagram implies great strength. This is a time to summon your determination and feel your own fortitude. Trust your momentum and your reputation will grow. Pay attention to details and follow through with your intentions, projects and ideas. New allies will surface as you extend your influence into uncharted lands. Helpful solutions will come to you. Let your vision and higher purpose be your compass.

For more about hexagram #34, including changing lines for #34 visit the main hexagram #34 page.


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