I Ching Hexagram 31 Changing to Hexagram 25

#31.1,3,6 > #25
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #31 to #25. — There's more information on the main hexagram #31 page

"Influence"   is changing to   "Innocence"

In the transformation pictured above, we see I Ching hexagram #31 changing to hexagram #25 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are changed in the transition from #31 to #25.


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Lake Mountain
Heaven Thunder

The starting hexagram #31 breaks down into the upper trigram of Lake above the lower trigram of Mountain.

The successive changed hexagram, #25, deconstructs into a newly transformed upper trigram of Heaven above a newly transformed lower trigram of Thunder.


The starting hexagram #31:
"Influence"

The meaning of hexagram #31

We are all interconnected and we all affect each other's lives. This hexagram symbolizes the power each of us has to support one another, change and charm one another. This is a time to cooperate and connect. The deeper and broader meaning of relationships comes into play as one explores the ways that friends and lovers change each other. This will be a time when you easily bring someone new into your life. You can understand your lover/partner/co-worker by studying them and their movements. Win their approval with your loyalty and steadfast vision.


The changing lines between hexagram 31 and hexagram 25

Changing line #1

"Watching the Walk"- Observing how another individual walks through their life can teach all you need to know about the situation at hand. Watch how others walk, think, behave, breathe, eat. This will help you discern who is, and who is not, a worthy partner.

Changing line #3

"Observing the Thighs"- This line is a reminder that our changing moods influence our movements. Don't follow someone blindly. Be sensitive and gentle toward the shifting emotions in yourself and others

Changing line #6

"Being Real"- This is a time when sincerity is extremely powerful. Notice how you talk and how others talk. Always remember that spoken words are potent and influential


The future hexagram #25:
"Innocence"

The meaning of hexagram #25

Your innermost nature is innocent, free from blame and always spiritually worthy. Only the outer persona - the role we play - is subject to blame. Being human, one gets subject to misfortunes. This is a time to be authentically self-forgiving for all that you think you have done wrong. Your deepest and most natural self is not to blame. Suffering comes by not knowing what you are underneath all those layers of personality. Be natural and unpretentious. This hexagram is a reminder that underneath there is innocence.

For more about hexagram #25, including changing lines for #25 visit the main hexagram #25 page.


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