I Ching Hexagram 29 Changing to Hexagram 54

#29.1,4,5 > #54
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #29 to #54. — There's more information on the main hexagram #29 page

"Pitfalls"   is changing to   "Disaffection"

In the illustration above, we see I Ching hexagram #29 transitioning to hexagram #54 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen changing from #29 to #54.


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Water Water
Thunder Lake

The starting hexagram #29 is built from the upper trigram of Water on top of another lower trigram of Water.

The successive changed hexagram, #54, can be broken down into a newly transformed upper trigram of Thunder on top of a newly transformed lower trigram of Lake.


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 54

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 #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 #54:
"Disaffection"

The meaning of hexagram #54

This hexagram indicates growing distances from one's romantic partners or comrades. But simultaneously it shines light on the path back to romance and love: Kindness and communication. Kindness and communication are the unifying forces in the world. You will be given the opportunity to direct your affection toward someone you previously distanced yourself from, and so re-create a stronger bond with them. Another indication here is that of exclusion from a larger circle of friends -- be conscious of your connections with others at this time. Move forward with integrity and don't form relationships out of convenience or formality.

For more about hexagram #54, including changing lines for #54 visit the main hexagram #54 page.


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