I Ching Hexagram 62 Changing to Hexagram 45

#62.3,5 > #45
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"Smallness"   is changing to   "Gathering Together"

In the illustration above, we see I Ching hexagram #62 changing to hexagram #45 with a total of 2 changing lines.

In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transitioning from #62 to #45.


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Thunder Mountain
Lake Earth

The beginning hexagram #62 is composed of the upper trigram of Thunder positioned above the lower trigram of Mountain.

The secondary completed hexagram, #45, can be broken down into a newly transformed upper trigram of Lake positioned above a newly transformed lower trigram of Earth.


The starting hexagram #62:
"Smallness"

The meaning of hexagram #62

This hexagram signifies the power of incremental movements and simplicity. Challenges can be overcome by paying great attention to the tiniest details. Reach for the stars, but don't fly too high all at once. This is a time to contemplate things at a smaller scale. Too often we forget the smaller things -- the compliment, the friendly action -- these are more important than ever at this time. There is also a warning carried in this hexagram: That a small detail may have been overlooked, or that the greater whole may be affected dramatically by something small and ignored.


The changing lines between hexagram 62 and hexagram 45

Changing line #3

"Keeping a Look Out"- Use caution at this time. Don't over step your boundaries. Current problems will be minimized by looking before you leap.

Changing line #5

"Clouds But No Rain"- The situations you are facing are not nearly as difficult as you have assumed. They are like ominous-looking clouds that threaten rain, but never pelt you with it. Take one step at a time and a good outcome is assured


The future hexagram #45:
"Gathering Together"

The meaning of hexagram #45

Like streams of water flowing together to form a lake, this hexagram symbolizes assembling and uniting. This is a time to focus on teamwork and synergy. Don't attempt to do everything alone. Bring together those who share your goals and support your dreams. This is a time to venture out in your community or work with your family. It is also a time to "gather oneself together." This means concentrating on unifying forces within yourself. This is a time to be whole in yourself. An internal unity will translate into a solid team around you.

For more about hexagram #45, including changing lines for #45 visit the main hexagram #45 page.


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