"Limitation" is changing to "Exhaustion"
In the illustration above, we can see I Ching hexagram #60 changing to hexagram #47 with a total of 2 changing lines.
In this changing hexagram, both the upper and lower trigrams are changed in the transition from #60 to #47.
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The initial hexagram #60 can be broken down into the upper trigram of Water above the lower trigram of Lake.
The successive transformed hexagram, #47, deconstructs into a newly transformed upper trigram of Lake above a newly transformed lower trigram of Water.
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 47
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 #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.
The future hexagram #47:
The meaning of hexagram #47
Oppression and feelings of constraint are the qualities embodied by this foreboding hexagram. This is a time when you may not be taken seriously and may grow weary of such treatment. Others may try to smother you or keep you trapped into playing an old role. It is a time of oppression. But fear not. The challenges will make you a better person. By accessing an inner sense of stability it is possible to stay cheerful in these trying times, and you will then tap into an inner sense of boundless energy. You don't need many words at this time. Honor the silent knowing deep within and you will come through with renewed vigor.
For more about hexagram #47, including changing lines for #47 visit the main hexagram #47 page.
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