"The Cauldron" is changing to "Influence"
In the illustration shown here, we can see I Ching hexagram #50 transforming to hexagram #31 with a total of 3 changing lines.
In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are changed in the transition from #50 to #31.
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The starting hexagram #50 deconstructs into the upper trigram of Fire on top of the lower trigram of Wind.
The secondary changed hexagram, #31, can be broken down into a newly transformed upper trigram of Lake on top of a newly transformed lower trigram of Mountain.
The starting hexagram #50:
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 31
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 #5
"Bright Golden Handles"- Here, the cauldron's old handles have been replaced by beautiful new handles, signifying that the right helpers are gathering together at this time. Expect continued success
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 #31:
The meaning of hexagram #31
We are all interconnected and we all affect each other's lives. This hexagram symbolizes the power each of us has to support one another, change and charm one another. This is a time to cooperate and connect. The deeper and broader meaning of relationships comes into play as one explores the ways that friends and lovers change each other. This will be a time when you easily bring someone new into your life. You can understand your lover/partner/co-worker by studying them and their movements. Win their approval with your loyalty and steadfast vision.
For more about hexagram #31, including changing lines for #31 visit the main hexagram #31 page.
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