I Ching Hexagram 31 Changing to Hexagram 29

#31.2,3,4 > #29
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #31 to #29. — There's more information on the main hexagram #31 page

"Influence"   is changing to   "Pitfalls"

In the illustration shown here, we see I Ching hexagram #31 transforming to hexagram #29 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transitioning from #31 to #29.


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Lake Mountain
Water Water

The starting hexagram #31 is composed of the upper trigram of Lake on top of the lower trigram of Mountain.

The second completed hexagram, #29, deconstructs into a new, changed upper trigram of Water on top of a new, changed lower trigram of Water.


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 29

Changing line #2

"Observing the Calves"- This line means that anyone with a poor intention will walk with a poor stride, and they may cause trouble for you. What is the motive behind someone's foot work? Know it well before you connect with them.

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 #4

"Letting the Heart Influence"- The true and quiet power of one's own inner heart and nature ensures the best influence upon others. Be true, firm and loving in yourself and there will be good fortune.


The future 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.

For more about hexagram #29, including changing lines for #29 visit the main hexagram #29 page.


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