I Ching Hexagram 31 Changing to Hexagram 35

#31.3,5,6 > #35
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #31 to #35. — There's more information on the main hexagram #31 page

"Influence"   is changing to   "Progress"

In the illustration shown here, we can see I Ching hexagram #31 changing to hexagram #35 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are transformed from #31 to #35.


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Lake Mountain
Fire Earth

The beginning hexagram #31 can be broken down into the upper trigram of Lake above the lower trigram of Mountain.

The successive completed hexagram, #35, can be broken down into a newly transformed upper trigram of Fire above a newly transformed lower trigram of Earth.


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 35

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 #5

"Patting Yourself on the Back"- If we cannot influence ourselves, we cannot produce positive change in others. Growth starts from within. Cheer others on by way of cheering yourself on first. Your attitude toward yourself determines your attitude toward 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 #35:
"Progress"

The meaning of hexagram #35

Like the Sun rising effortlessly upward at the dawn of a new day, you will find yourself elevated to new heights. This fortunate hexagram suggests career advancement and recognition for a job well done. Expect greater responsibility, prosperity and kinship. This is an opportunity to benefit others while experiencing your own radiance and splendor. Your inner nature grows in brightness and purity. This is a time of awakening to your life's purpose.

For more about hexagram #35, including changing lines for #35 visit the main hexagram #35 page.


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