I Ching Hexagram 57 Changing to Hexagram 50

#57.4,5 > #50
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"Spreading"   is changing to   "The Cauldron"

In the transformation shown above, we see I Ching hexagram #57 transforming to hexagram #50 with a total of 2 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, the changes are limited to the upper trigram during the progression from #57 to #50.


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Wind Wind
Fire Wind

The starting hexagram #57 breaks down into the upper trigram of Wind positioned above another lower trigram of Wind.

The successive transformed hexagram, #50, breaks down into a transformed upper trigram of Fire positioned above an untransformed lower trigram of Wind.


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 50

Changing line #4

"Hunting Without Regret"- The wise person will combine modesty with energetic action at this time. Go after what you want without losing sleep over past failures.

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 #50:
"The Cauldron"

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.

For more about hexagram #50, including changing lines for #50 visit the main hexagram #50 page.


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