I Ching Hexagram 47 Changing to Hexagram 64

#47.5,6 > #64
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #47 to #64. — There's more information on the main hexagram #47 page

"Exhaustion"   is changing to   "Before Completion"

Above, we can see I Ching hexagram #47 changing to hexagram #64 with a total of 2 changing lines.

In this transformation, the transformation is seen only in the upper trigram during the shift from #47 to #64.


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Lake Water
Fire Water

The beginning hexagram #47 is composed of the upper trigram of Lake over the lower trigram of Water.

The second changed hexagram, #64, is built from a transformed upper trigram of Fire over a preserved, unchanged lower trigram of Water.


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 64

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.

Changing line #6

"Escaping From Vines"- Don't make a mountain out of a mole hill. That which is keeping you tied down is nothing more than a creeping vine that can easily be torn away. Set yourself free


The future hexagram #64:
"Before Completion"

The meaning of hexagram #64

This hexagram implies that a huge transition is underway; however, it has not been completed yet. Chaos has not yet turned to order. Be patient. Spring time is near and soon new growth will sprout up. For a long time you have sought the end of confusion and a dawn of new clarity. This is your higher purpose, and the way to accomplish this task is to lead yourself out of confusion first. The world is a reflection of your state of mind and understandings. All outer change begins inside you. Oppositional forces stand no chance against those who are secure in their inner purpose. Step forward knowing that everything required for this mission is within you.

For more about hexagram #64, including changing lines for #64 visit the main hexagram #64 page.


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