I Ching Hexagram 37 Changing to Hexagram 53

#37.1 > #53
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"Family"   is changing to   "Gradual Progress"

In the illustration above, we see I Ching hexagram #37 transitioning to hexagram #53 with a single changing line.

In this changing hexagram, the changes are limited to the lower trigram during the movement from #37 to #53.


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Wind Fire
Wind Mountain

The first hexagram #37 is built from the upper trigram of Wind positioned above the lower trigram of Fire.

The secondary completed hexagram, #53, can be broken down into an unchanged upper trigram of Wind positioned above a newly transformed lower trigram of Mountain.


The starting hexagram #37:
"Family"

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 53

Changing line #1

"Creating Order"- To bring strength to the family as a whole, establishing rules of conduct and attitude is beneficial.


The future hexagram #53:
"Gradual Progress"

The meaning of hexagram #53

Like a young sapling slowly reaching toward the sky, this hexagram portends an incremental process toward new achievements. This is a time to put all your energy and attention directly on the step you are currently on. Too frequently we focus on the final destination without focusing on all the fascinating destinations along the way. Let each step be its own adventure and it's own goal. Now is the time to focus on today. Tomorrow will still come.

For more about hexagram #53, including changing lines for #53 visit the main hexagram #53 page.


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