I Ching Hexagram 31 Changing to Hexagram 57

#31.2,4,6 > #57
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"Influence"   is changing to   "Spreading"

Above, we see I Ching hexagram #31 transforming to hexagram #57 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen changing from #31 to #57.


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Lake Mountain
Wind Wind

The initial hexagram #31 is built from the upper trigram of Lake positioned above the lower trigram of Mountain.

The following changed hexagram, #57, deconstructs into a newly transformed upper trigram of Wind positioned above a newly transformed lower trigram of Wind.


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 57

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 #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.

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 #57:
"Spreading"

The meaning of hexagram #57

Like gentle wind wafting through a village, this hexagram suggests a time of influence and change. This is a time when clarity and truth can pierce through veils of illusion. Through earnestness and a sense of quiet peace, you can penetrate the hearts of those around you and spread goodwill and prosperity. This is a time to speak up and let your voice permeate the land. Communicate your wants and needs to those you love. The key here is to be gentle but continual with the expression of your dreams and wishes. Your will has incredible power to spread at this time. Be heard - but be true to yourself.

For more about hexagram #57, including changing lines for #57 visit the main hexagram #57 page.


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