I Ching Hexagram 60 Changing to Hexagram 61

#60.6 > #61
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"Limitation"   is changing to   "Inner Truth"

In the transformation shown above, we can see I Ching hexagram #60 transforming to hexagram #61 with a single changing line.

In this changing hexagram, the transition occurs only in the upper trigram during the shift from #60 to #61.


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Water Lake
Wind Lake

The first hexagram #60 can be broken down into the upper trigram of Water on top of the lower trigram of Lake.

The following transformed hexagram, #61, can be broken down into a newly transformed upper trigram of Wind on top of an unchanged lower trigram of Lake.


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 61

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 #61:
"Inner Truth"

The meaning of hexagram #61

This hexagram signifies a deep bond or feeling of kinship. This is a time when it will be easy to cultivate mutual trust in relationships and partnerships. Let go of any remnants of prejudice you may carry, and seek the beauty and fullness that can be found in all people and things. Realize all life is interconnected. Everyone is one. This is the inner truth you have been seeking, but have never lost. Also indicated here are the differences between what is outside and what is inside yourself. What truly matters to you?

For more about hexagram #61, including changing lines for #61 visit the main hexagram #61 page.


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