"Family" is changing to "Influence"
Above, we can see I Ching hexagram #37 transforming to hexagram #31 with a total of 3 changing lines.
In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transitioning from #37 to #31.
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The starting hexagram #37 breaks down into the upper trigram of Wind on top of the lower trigram of Fire.
The successive transformed hexagram, #31, breaks down into a new, changed upper trigram of Lake on top of a new, changed lower trigram of Mountain.
The starting hexagram #37:
The meaning of hexagram #37
This hexagram reminds us that our relationships with family and friends can provide us with insight. We see reflections of ourselves in our relationships with those around us. Family is a microcosm. We must observe the ties we have with our family members and understand our place in the family to gain perspective on ourselves. Who holds authority in your family? Who plays the part of a follower? In which directions does love flow or not flow? Observe all aspects of family life. Valuable nuggets of insight are available now.
The changing lines between hexagram 37 and hexagram 31
Changing line #1
"Creating Order"- To bring strength to the family as a whole, establishing rules of conduct and attitude is beneficial.
Changing line #4
"Cooperating is the Key to Prosperity"- Success comes when all family members work as a cohesive unit. There is great power in synergy
Changing line #6
"Directing with Truth"- Only the foolhardy individual uses deceit to try to bond a family together or get their way within its structure. The wise family member uses sincerity and inner truth in all actions and communications. Sincerity should be the guiding light in any team endeavor, be it in family or business.
The future hexagram #31:
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.
For more about hexagram #31, including changing lines for #31 visit the main hexagram #31 page.
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