I Ching Hexagram 29 Changing to Hexagram 56

#29.2,3,4,5,6 > #56
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #29 to #56. — There's more information on the main hexagram #29 page

"Pitfalls"   is changing to   "Traveling"

In the transformation pictured above, we can see I Ching hexagram #29 transforming to hexagram #56 with a total of 5 changing lines.

In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transforming from #29 to #56.


Have you tried iFate's amazing online I Ching readings?
Click here to consult the Oracle.


Water Water
Fire Mountain

The initial hexagram #29 is built from the upper trigram of Water above a matching lower trigram of Water.

The second transformed hexagram, #56, is built from a transitioned upper trigram of Fire above a transitioned lower trigram of Mountain.


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 56

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

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

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 #56:
"Traveling"

The meaning of hexagram #56

This hexagram indicates a journey of discovery. It could be an outer journey to a new place or employment, or may reference a journey of self-discovery. This is a time to be sincere and extremely honest with yourself. What are you really looking for? Where do you think it will be found? Wandering over mountain tops, the wise person sees each step as a gift, and knows that home is always right where one stands. If you feel like staying, stay. If you feel like moving, move. Let your heart be your guide.

For more about hexagram #56, including changing lines for #56 visit the main hexagram #56 page.


Questions about love and romance? Have you tried iFate's amazing, online
Love I Ching readings?
Click here to consult the I Ching about your romantic future.


More ifate logo I Ching: