I Ching Hexagram 29 Changing to Hexagram 49

#29.1,2,3,4 > #49
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #29 to #49. — There's more information on the main hexagram #29 page

"Pitfalls"   is changing to   "Transformation"

In the illustration above, we see I Ching hexagram #29 transforming to hexagram #49 with a total of 4 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen changing from #29 to #49.


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Water Water
Lake Fire

The first hexagram #29 breaks down into the upper trigram of Water positioned above an identical lower trigram of Water.

The successive transformed hexagram, #49, is composed of a transformed upper trigram of Lake positioned above a transformed lower trigram of Fire.


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 49

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 #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 #49:
"Transformation"

The meaning of hexagram #49

This hexagram implies a time of great change. It is important to remember that there will be no mistakes made at this time. Change is what happens -- not just what is intended. This is a time of shedding the old and seeing with fresh eyes. A geographic move may be referenced here. This could also be a time of new employment, new understandings or new solutions. You may find yourself undergoing an inner transformation, where you de-throne old attitudes that no longer serve your vision. Let events happen. Change will wash over you like water.

For more about hexagram #49, including changing lines for #49 visit the main hexagram #49 page.


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