"Permanence" is changing to "Test of Faith"
In the illustration above, we see I Ching hexagram #32 changing to hexagram #28 with just changing line.
In this transformation, the transition occurs only in the upper trigram during the progression from #32 to #28.
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The beginning hexagram #32 is composed of the upper trigram of Thunder positioned above the lower trigram of Wind.
The following changed hexagram, #28, breaks down into a transformed upper trigram of Lake positioned above an untransformed lower trigram of Wind.
The starting hexagram #32:
The meaning of hexagram #32
This hexagram points to the importance of stability and constancy. In the same way that thunder and lightning have always been together, the wise person seeks unions that are forever. Keep an optimistic outlook and your friendships/partnerships will endure and succeed. Simultaneously, you must access a sense of stability inside yourself. Like the constellations in the sky, everything in life moves as an integrated whole. Discovering this integration - by which everyone and everything in the Universe are connected -will put you in touch with stability and the power of permanence.
The changing lines between hexagram 32 and hexagram 28
Changing line #5
"Letting Duty Guide"- In each moment give importance to a sense of honor and duty. What duty will lead to the best outcome? Seek the answer and good fortune will come
The future hexagram #28:
"Test of Faith"
The meaning of hexagram #28
When walking across a thin and bending beam, one must take heart and have faith that it will hold. This hexagram is a reminder to not bend under the weight of burdens. It is also about a great inner test. You may be in some danger for a short time. Only through letting go of the old and embracing the new can success be attained. A gentle strength is required here.
For more about hexagram #28, including changing lines for #28 visit the main hexagram #28 page.
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