I Ching Hexagram 47 Changing to Hexagram 46

#47.3,4,5 > #46
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"Exhaustion"   is changing to   "Rising Up"

In the transformation pictured above, we can see I Ching hexagram #47 transitioning to hexagram #46 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transforming from #47 to #46.


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Lake Water
Earth Wind

The starting hexagram #47 can be broken down into the upper trigram of Lake positioned above the lower trigram of Water.

The following completed hexagram, #46, is composed of a transitioned upper trigram of Earth positioned above a transitioned lower trigram of Wind.


The starting hexagram #47:
"Exhaustion"

The meaning of hexagram #47

Oppression and feelings of constraint are the qualities embodied by this foreboding hexagram. This is a time when you may not be taken seriously and may grow weary of such treatment. Others may try to smother you or keep you trapped into playing an old role. It is a time of oppression. But fear not. The challenges will make you a better person. By accessing an inner sense of stability it is possible to stay cheerful in these trying times, and you will then tap into an inner sense of boundless energy. You don't need many words at this time. Honor the silent knowing deep within and you will come through with renewed vigor.


The changing lines between hexagram 47 and hexagram 46

Changing line #3

"Buried by Stones"- This is a difficult time period. If you are in relationship, your partner can help shift things for you. If you are not, you will have to get through this trying time alone. Don't lean on what cannot support you. Ride things out and you will return to a sense of freedom.

Changing line #4

"The Chariot of Oppression"- You are riding through a difficult time. Wait patiently and assistance will arrive.

Changing line #5

"Injured Feet"- Movement forward on your path is halted. You may be asked to leave your job, or sever a bond. As hard as this may be, it is necessary in order to make room for something better.


The future hexagram #46:
"Rising Up"

The meaning of hexagram #46

This welcome hexagram symbolizes a lasting elevation in status or well being. A raise or promotion is very likely to occur at this time. Endeavors will turn out successfully, fires will be put out and chaos will turn to calmness. However, this is not a time to slack off from responsibility. Take actions deliberately. Place one foot in front of the other with solidity and purpose. Stay focused and conscious. Be like the tree trunk that grows strong and steady towards the sky.

For more about hexagram #46, including changing lines for #46 visit the main hexagram #46 page.


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