I Ching Hexagram 57 Changing to Hexagram 37

#57.1,2 > #37
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"Spreading"   is changing to   "Family"

Above, we can see I Ching hexagram #57 transforming to hexagram #37 with a total of 2 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, the changes are seen only in the lower trigram during the progression from #57 to #37.


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Wind Wind
Wind Fire

The beginning hexagram #57 breaks down into the upper trigram of Wind over another lower trigram of Wind.

The second changed hexagram, #37, deconstructs into a preserved, unchanged upper trigram of Wind over a transformed 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 37

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.


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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