"Limitation" is changing to "Rising Up"
Above, we can see I Ching hexagram #60 transforming to hexagram #46 with a total of 3 changing lines.
In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen changing from #60 to #46.
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The beginning hexagram #60 breaks down into the upper trigram of Water above the lower trigram of Lake.
The secondary changed hexagram, #46, deconstructs into a new, changed upper trigram of Earth above a new, changed lower trigram of Wind.
The starting hexagram #60:
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 46
Changing line #1
"Staying Indoors"- This is not a time to over-stretch and challenge yourself. Gather your energy and act with discretion.
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.
The future hexagram #46:
The meaning of hexagram #46
This welcome hexagram symbolizes a lasting elevation in status or well being. A raise or promotion is very likely to occur at this time. Endeavors will turn out successfully, fires will be put out and chaos will turn to calmness. However, this is not a time to slack off from responsibility. Take actions deliberately. Place one foot in front of the other with solidity and purpose. Stay focused and conscious. Be like the tree trunk that grows strong and steady towards the sky.
For more about hexagram #46, including changing lines for #46 visit the main hexagram #46 page.
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