"The Well" is changing to "Family"
In the transformation shown above, we can see I Ching hexagram #48 transitioning to hexagram #37 with a total of 3 changing lines.
In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transforming from #48 to #37.
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The initial hexagram #48 is composed of the upper trigram of Water above the lower trigram of Wind.
The following completed hexagram, #37, breaks down into a newly transformed upper trigram of Wind above a newly transformed lower trigram of Fire.
The starting hexagram #48:
The meaning of hexagram #48
An inexhaustible supply of water and sustenance are referenced by this hexagram. This is a time to make good use of all your resources. But if the well seems to have run dry, or the supply cannot be accessed, the solution lies in banding together with others for the good of all. This is a time to group together despite differences. It is time to draw from the well of knowledge. Let life itself sustain you. The wise person knows that despite superficial differences, we are all the same on the inside. Draw your sustenance from the entire kingdom. Good can come from anywhere and everywhere.
The changing lines between hexagram 48 and hexagram 37
Changing line #1
"Muddy Water"- If those around you are not suitable helpers toward your goal, then draw from a higher well. Empty the mud-filled bucket and seek from a larger pool.
Changing line #2
"Caring for the Fish Pond"- This is a time to make good use of all resources. Treat your co-workers, family or colleagues with respect and dignity. Don't neglect your own good qualities or the good qualities you see in others.
Changing line #6
"Sharing the Well"- Just as the well is used by the entire town, the wise individual shares their services and empowers everyone they meet with their resources. Your inner wealth is inexhaustible, and the more you give the more you get.
The future hexagram #37:
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.
For more about hexagram #37, including changing lines for #37 visit the main hexagram #37 page.
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