"Traveling" is changing to "Gathering Together"
In the illustration seen here, we can see I Ching hexagram #56 changing to hexagram #45 with a total of 3 changing lines.
In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transforming from #56 to #45.
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The beginning hexagram #56 can be broken down into the upper trigram of Fire on top of the lower trigram of Mountain.
The following transformed hexagram, #45, deconstructs into a transformed upper trigram of Lake on top of a transformed lower trigram of Earth.
The starting hexagram #56:
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 45
Changing line #3
"The Burning Inn"- Extend kindness to strangers on the path. The image of the burning Inn implies you have over-stayed your welcome. Accept this news and move on
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
Changing line #6
"The Burning Nest"- This will be a time when you lose your resting place. Though unfortunate, the wise person continues on, trusting that this loss is all for the best in the end.
The future hexagram #45:
The meaning of hexagram #45
Like streams of water flowing together to form a lake, this hexagram symbolizes assembling and uniting. This is a time to focus on teamwork and synergy. Don't attempt to do everything alone. Bring together those who share your goals and support your dreams. This is a time to venture out in your community or work with your family. It is also a time to "gather oneself together." This means concentrating on unifying forces within yourself. This is a time to be whole in yourself. An internal unity will translate into a solid team around you.
For more about hexagram #45, including changing lines for #45 visit the main hexagram #45 page.
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