"Pitfalls" is changing to "Gathering Together"
In the illustration above, we see I Ching hexagram #29 transforming to hexagram #45 with a total of 2 changing lines.
In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are changed in the transition from #29 to #45.
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The beginning hexagram #29 breaks down into the upper trigram of Water over an identical lower trigram of Water.
The second transformed hexagram, #45, is built from a transitioned upper trigram of Lake over a transitioned lower trigram of Earth.
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 45
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 #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 #45:
The meaning of hexagram #45
Like streams of water flowing together to form a lake, this hexagram symbolizes assembling and uniting. This is a time to focus on teamwork and synergy. Don't attempt to do everything alone. Bring together those who share your goals and support your dreams. This is a time to venture out in your community or work with your family. It is also a time to "gather oneself together." This means concentrating on unifying forces within yourself. This is a time to be whole in yourself. An internal unity will translate into a solid team around you.
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