"Exhaustion" is changing to "A Powerful Jolt"
In the illustration above, we can see I Ching hexagram #47 transforming to hexagram #51 with a total of 3 changing lines.
In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are changed from #47 to #51.
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The beginning hexagram #47 is built from the upper trigram of Lake positioned above the lower trigram of Water.
The secondary completed hexagram, #51, deconstructs into a transitioned upper trigram of Thunder positioned above a transitioned lower trigram of Thunder.
The starting hexagram #47:
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 51
Changing line #1
"Traversing the Valley of Gloom"- Due to lack of preparedness, mistakes are likely at this time. It could take a while for you to get through this time period. Be patient. The journey through gloom will end within three months.
Changing line #2
"Escaping Inner Oppression"- All is well on the outer level. But inside you are still likely to feel oppressed at this time. Patience, community, optimism and spiritual connection are the keys to this difficult time.
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 #51:
"A Powerful Jolt"
The meaning of hexagram #51
Just as a clap of thunder brings a jolt to the sky, this hexagram signifies the imminence of a powerful jolt to one's life. Expect a new event, person or idea to shake up your world. This could prove to be a wonderful wake-up call. Although a layer of fear may arise at the onset of the jolt, overall this is a time when fear will transform into excitement. You will laugh amidst the chaos. Eyes once closed will now see. Shock brings a return of energy and power. Outer circumstances will be seen in a new light. New answers and new solutions will appear before you. Or perhaps they were there all along?
For more about hexagram #51, including changing lines for #51 visit the main hexagram #51 page.
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