I Ching Hexagram 60 Changing to Hexagram 30

#60.2,3,4,5,6 > #30
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"Limitation"   is changing to   "Luminosity"

In the transformation pictured above, we can see I Ching hexagram #60 transforming to hexagram #30 with a total of 5 changing lines.

In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transitioning from #60 to #30.


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Water Lake
Fire Fire

The first hexagram #60 is built from the upper trigram of Water positioned above the lower trigram of Lake.

The secondary changed hexagram, #30, is built from a newly transformed upper trigram of Fire positioned above a newly transformed lower trigram of Fire.


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 30

Changing line #2

"Staying Inside the Gate"- To go out the door and then stop before going beyond the gate means to take action at precisely the right time and in the right measure. Wait until you see the golden opportunity, act at once, and then stop without going too far.

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 #4

"Embracing Natural Limits"- This line is a reminder to not place unnecessary limits on yourself or others. Stay with what feels right and natural.

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 #30:
"Luminosity"

The meaning of hexagram #30

This hexagram is a sign of good things. The path is clear and success is yours. A sense of inner radiance is the source of this good news. From a bright inner nature stem wondrous outer circumstances in your life. The brightness lights up the night sky like a sacred flame. Stay aware of your purpose. You will make great strides toward your goals. Take new actions. Health and prosperity are indicated here.

For more about hexagram #30, including changing lines for #30 visit the main hexagram #30 page.


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