I Ching Hexagram 50 Changing to Hexagram 19

#50.1,3,4,6 > #19
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"The Cauldron"   is changing to   "Approaching"

In the illustration shown here, we see I Ching hexagram #50 changing to hexagram #19 with a total of 4 changing lines.

In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transitioning from #50 to #19.


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Fire Wind
Earth Lake

The first hexagram #50 deconstructs into the upper trigram of Fire on top of the lower trigram of Wind.

The following transformed hexagram, #19, is composed of a transformed upper trigram of Earth on top of a transformed lower trigram of Lake.


The starting hexagram #50:
"The Cauldron"

The meaning of hexagram #50

This hexagram symbolizes a rich cauldron of vitality and nourishment. It is an indication of supreme good fortune and an indication that your mind, body and soul will be well taken care of. The caldron is a container for your hopes, dreams and prayers. It is like a spiritual vessel that stores and then carries your dreams to fruition. Any apparent obstacles in your way will dissolve or be altered in such a way that they then act to propel your endeavors forward. But remember that you are what you consume. Good things come from good thoughts and energies.


The changing lines between hexagram 50 and hexagram 19

Changing line #1

"Overturning the Cauldron"- This will be a time where you easily let go of everything you no longer need. You will rid yourself, your organization and your life of old ideas that no longer serve you. Tip over the cauldron and receive anew all that is fresh and alive.

Changing line #3

"The Cauldron's Handle Snaps"- This line is a reminder to be patient and not get overly frustrated when small problems arise. Ride out the rough spots and soon you will be sailing on once again.

Changing line #4

"The Cauldron's Leg Breaks"- This line implies a setback. Take a breather and reevaluate the situation. This is a time to start over or receive support. With clear intentions you will avoid being disgraced

Changing line #6

"Decorated with Jade"- A cauldron decorated with jade means good fortune. Your work, health, friendships and family relations will come into greater harmony.


The future hexagram #19:
"Approaching"

The meaning of hexagram #19

This hexagram references the positive concepts of anticipation and expectation. A time of growing power and energies which have not yet revealed themselves. Diligence and focus must be at maximal levels because a time of great flourishing is near. The period of late winter (just prior to the springtime) is also referenced here.

For more about hexagram #19, including changing lines for #19 visit the main hexagram #19 page.


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