I Ching Hexagram 4 Changing to Hexagram 61

#4.1,5 > #61
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"Youthful Inexperience"   is changing to   "Inner Truth"

In the transformation shown above, we can see I Ching hexagram #4 changing to hexagram #61 with a total of 2 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are changed from #4 to #61.


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Mountain Water
Wind Lake

The first hexagram #4 can be broken down into the upper trigram of Mountain positioned above the lower trigram of Water.

The successive completed hexagram, #61, deconstructs into a transformed upper trigram of Wind positioned above a transformed lower trigram of Lake.


The starting hexagram #4:
"Youthful Inexperience"

The meaning of hexagram #4

Inexperience is a double edged sword. It leads one to make mistakes, but the mistakes are necessary in order to learn. Do not feign knowledge. Seek out experience and ask what you do not know. Over time, all gaps in knowlege will be filled.


The changing lines between hexagram 4 and hexagram 61

Changing line #1

"Discipline" - Firmness and discipline is vital to development. But remember to remove the shackles of discipline because too much leads to negative developments.

Changing line #5

"Youthful Inexperience Brings Luck" - Beginners luck reminds the wise that wisdom alone is not the path to achieving one's goals. Beginners can often make up for their lack of wisdom with enthusiasm and new ideas. A young person may be surprisingly helpful. Do not be afraid to try new things at this time. A new approach.


The future hexagram #61:
"Inner Truth"

The meaning of hexagram #61

This hexagram signifies a deep bond or feeling of kinship. This is a time when it will be easy to cultivate mutual trust in relationships and partnerships. Let go of any remnants of prejudice you may carry, and seek the beauty and fullness that can be found in all people and things. Realize all life is interconnected. Everyone is one. This is the inner truth you have been seeking, but have never lost. Also indicated here are the differences between what is outside and what is inside yourself. What truly matters to you?

For more about hexagram #61, including changing lines for #61 visit the main hexagram #61 page.


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