I Ching Hexagram 57 Changing to Hexagram 61

#57.1,3 > #61
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"Spreading"   is changing to   "Inner Truth"

In the transformation pictured above, we see I Ching hexagram #57 transforming to hexagram #61 with a total of 2 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, the transition occurs only in the lower trigram during the shift from #57 to #61.


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Wind Wind
Wind Lake

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

The successive transformed hexagram, #61, can be broken down into an unchanged upper trigram of Wind above a transitioned lower trigram of Lake.


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 61

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 #3

"Spreading Ideas Respectfully"- This is not a time to be over zealous or impose your will upon others. If you want to assist or influence others, don't come across as a fanatic. You may have to change your viewpoint if you cannot succeed in sharing it respectfully


The future hexagram #61:
"Inner Truth"

The meaning of hexagram #61

This hexagram signifies a deep bond or feeling of kinship. This is a time when it will be easy to cultivate mutual trust in relationships and partnerships. Let go of any remnants of prejudice you may carry, and seek the beauty and fullness that can be found in all people and things. Realize all life is interconnected. Everyone is one. This is the inner truth you have been seeking, but have never lost. Also indicated here are the differences between what is outside and what is inside yourself. What truly matters to you?

For more about hexagram #61, including changing lines for #61 visit the main hexagram #61 page.


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