"Limitation" is changing to "Spreading"
Above, we see I Ching hexagram #60 transforming to hexagram #57 with a total of 3 changing lines.
In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen changing from #60 to #57.
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The initial hexagram #60 breaks down into the upper trigram of Water over the lower trigram of Lake.
The successive transformed hexagram, #57, is composed of a transformed upper trigram of Wind over a transformed 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 57
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 #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 #57:
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.
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