I Ching Hexagram 29 Changing to Hexagram 40

#29.4,5 > #40
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #29 to #40. — There's more information on the main hexagram #29 page

"Pitfalls"   is changing to   "Deliverance"

In the transformation pictured above, we see I Ching hexagram #29 transitioning to hexagram #40 with a total of 2 changing lines.

In this transformation, the transformation is seen only in the upper trigram during the shift from #29 to #40.


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Water Water
Thunder Water

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

The second changed hexagram, #40, can be broken down into a transformed upper trigram of Thunder on top of a preserved, unchanged lower trigram of Water.


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 40

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 #40:
"Deliverance"

The meaning of hexagram #40

"Freedom from hardship" is the meaning of this welcome hexagram. Some challenges will still lie ahead, but the stage has been set for success. You have disentangled yourself from opposing forces. Your projects, ideas and dreams are destined to come to fruition. This is a time to rally your support base, and clear the air of any tensions and grievances. This is a time to forgive and forget. Let worries wash away like water.

For more about hexagram #40, including changing lines for #40 visit the main hexagram #40 page.


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