I Ching Hexagram 29 Changing to Hexagram 42

#29.1,2,6 > #42
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #29 to #42. — There's more information on the main hexagram #29 page

"Pitfalls"   is changing to   "Increase"

In the illustration above, we see I Ching hexagram #29 transforming to hexagram #42 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are changed from #29 to #42.


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Water Water
Wind Thunder

The starting hexagram #29 can be broken down into the upper trigram of Water over an identical lower trigram of Water.

The successive changed hexagram, #42, deconstructs into a newly transformed upper trigram of Wind over a newly transformed lower trigram of Thunder.


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 42

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 #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 #42:
"Increase"

The meaning of hexagram #42

Like wind growing stronger and thunder growing louder, this hexagram signifies a time of building up and amassing of energies. A time of prosperity, increased health and vitality is drawing near. Use this increased flow of good fortune to support others, foster your education or start a business. Expect a burst of creative power that will be sustained easily. Shoulder your responsibility wisely. Let forces combine for greater abundance and let your inner drive propel you forward.

For more about hexagram #42, including changing lines for #42 visit the main hexagram #42 page.


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