I Ching Hexagram 50 Changing to Hexagram 23

#50.2,3,4 > #23
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"The Cauldron"   is changing to   "Splitting Apart"

In the illustration seen here, we see I Ching hexagram #50 changing to hexagram #23 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are transformed from #50 to #23.


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Fire Wind
Mountain Earth

The starting hexagram #50 deconstructs into the upper trigram of Fire over the lower trigram of Wind.

The secondary transformed hexagram, #23, deconstructs into a newly transformed upper trigram of Mountain over a newly transformed lower trigram of Earth.


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 23

Changing line #2

"A Filled Cauldron"- Your life will become filled with helpful and capable people. Ignore those who are envious of your achievements. Their opinions are small and insignificant and they cannot touch the deep sense of certainty you will have going forward.

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


The future hexagram #23:
"Splitting Apart"

The meaning of hexagram #23

Peeling away, implosion and crumbling down are indicated in this serious hexagram. It is not a time to take new actions or purposely change course. Instead, let change happen through surrender. When the Earth's energy erupts, all one can do is get out of the way and accept this force. Stay alert and conscious. The wise person sees this as an opportunity to shed outdated thoughts, feelings and concerns. Destruction sometimes has value.

For more about hexagram #23, including changing lines for #23 visit the main hexagram #23 page.


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