I Ching Hexagram 56 Changing to Hexagram 37

#56.1,4,5 > #37
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"Traveling"   is changing to   "Family"

In the transformation shown above, we can see I Ching hexagram #56 transitioning to hexagram #37 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are changed from #56 to #37.


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Fire Mountain
Wind Fire

The initial hexagram #56 breaks down into the upper trigram of Fire on top of the lower trigram of Mountain.

The successive changed hexagram, #37, can be broken down into a new, changed upper trigram of Wind on top of a new, changed lower trigram of Fire.


The starting hexagram #56:
"Traveling"

The meaning of hexagram #56

This hexagram indicates a journey of discovery. It could be an outer journey to a new place or employment, or may reference a journey of self-discovery. This is a time to be sincere and extremely honest with yourself. What are you really looking for? Where do you think it will be found? Wandering over mountain tops, the wise person sees each step as a gift, and knows that home is always right where one stands. If you feel like staying, stay. If you feel like moving, move. Let your heart be your guide.


The changing lines between hexagram 56 and hexagram 37

Changing line #1

"Ignoring Trivial Concerns"- If you focus on trivial worries as you journey through life, this will lead to misfortune. There is no reason to get defensive at this time. Treat others with respect and they will treat you the same.

Changing line #4

"Visiting a Small Shelter"- This line means to be grateful for even the simplest pleasures in life. Limit your desires to that which you can really use. Travel lightly.

Changing line #5

"Shooting an Arrow Straight On"- This image implies a situation where you will be praised for your talents. You will make friends easily, even if you are in a new land


The future hexagram #37:
"Family"

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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