I Ching Hexagram 60 Changing to Hexagram 26

#60.3,5,6 > #26
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"Limitation"   is changing to   "Great Achievements"

Above, we see I Ching hexagram #60 transitioning to hexagram #26 with a total of 3 changing lines.

In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transforming from #60 to #26.


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Water Lake
Mountain Heaven

The first hexagram #60 is composed of the upper trigram of Water over the lower trigram of Lake.

The second transformed hexagram, #26, is built from a transformed upper trigram of Mountain over a transformed lower trigram of Heaven.


The starting hexagram #60:
"Limitation"

The meaning of hexagram #60

This hexagram is a reminder of boundaries and edges. It implies containment and conservation of funds and energies. Financially, this is a time to tighten your belt. Health wise, this is a time to respect the limits of health and safety. Romance wise, this is a time to recognize the boundaries and limits that others set. Discover your line in the sand. Be conservative in your affairs and the doors to success will stay open. Just as the shore gives shape to a lake, so also do limits and boundaries give shape to your life. Know these lines, and what is within them will grow in power and meaning.


The changing lines between hexagram 60 and hexagram 26

Changing line #3

"Restraint Brings Joy"- When someone has no self-restraint, they can easily lose themselves in trivial affairs. Current problems can be reduced by taking care to not lose yourself in over-indulgence or extravagance

Changing line #5

"Incurring Equal Limitations"- The wise person will only place limits on others that they themselves can uphold. To level the playing field at this time will bring great success.

Changing line #6

"Avoiding Excessive Limitations"- Being frugal is wise, but don't sacrifice generosity. The wise person knows when to make limits and when to break limits.


The future hexagram #26:
"Great Achievements"

The meaning of hexagram #26

This vital hexagram explores the power of holding firm and standing your ground. Don't become distracted by luxury and leisure. Stay the course with courage and inner discipline. This can be a time of great gains and increased well-being, but you must keep your footing despite strong currents tugging at you. Put your ideas/projects into motion. Cross the waters without apprehension. Honor your strengths to achieve great things.

For more about hexagram #26, including changing lines for #26 visit the main hexagram #26 page.


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