I Ching Hexagram 57 Changing to Hexagram 22

#57.1,2,5 > #22
You are viewing the transition page for hexagram #57 to #22. — There's more information on the main hexagram #57 page

"Spreading"   is changing to   "Grace"

In the illustration seen here, we see I Ching hexagram #57 changing to hexagram #22 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen changing from #57 to #22.


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Wind Wind
Mountain Fire

The first hexagram #57 breaks down into the upper trigram of Wind positioned above an identical lower trigram of Wind.

The following changed hexagram, #22, can be broken down into a new, changed upper trigram of Mountain positioned above a new, changed lower trigram of Fire.


The starting hexagram #57:
"Spreading"

The meaning of hexagram #57

Like gentle wind wafting through a village, this hexagram suggests a time of influence and change. This is a time when clarity and truth can pierce through veils of illusion. Through earnestness and a sense of quiet peace, you can penetrate the hearts of those around you and spread goodwill and prosperity. This is a time to speak up and let your voice permeate the land. Communicate your wants and needs to those you love. The key here is to be gentle but continual with the expression of your dreams and wishes. Your will has incredible power to spread at this time. Be heard - but be true to yourself.


The changing lines between hexagram 57 and hexagram 22

Changing line #1

"Persevering through Doubts"- Don't let your doubts stop you from advancing. Persistence will empower you to tear right through doubt and thus progress toward your goal.

Changing line #2

"Kneeling Before an Alter"- This line is suggestive of the power of humility. If you want your ideas to flourish and be received well by others, spread them out as if you are kneeling before the Divine.

Changing line #5

"Perseverance Brings Good Fortune"- Before you take action, ponder it for three days. After you have taken action, observe the results of it for three days. Current problems will improve by making wise decisions.


The future hexagram #22:
"Grace"

The meaning of hexagram #22

Like a sacred fire lighting up the night sky, this hexagram is about the beauty of form - the grace of the material world. When something is pleasing to the eye, it can fuel success and happiness. This is a favorable time to begin something new, alter one's wardrobe or redecorate. Adornment brings confidence and freedom. Enjoy the shifting appearances, but don't over indulge in them or they will distract you from true value.

For more about hexagram #22, including changing lines for #22 visit the main hexagram #22 page.


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