above K’un The Receptive, Earth below K’un The Receptive, Earth The Judgement The Receptive brings about sublime success, Furthering through the perseverance of a mare. If the superior man undertakes something and tries to lead, He goes astray; But if he follows, he finds guidance. It is favorable to find friends in the west and
above Tui The Joyous, Lake below K’un The Receptive, Earth The Judgement Gathering Together. Success. The king approaches his temple. It furthers one to see the great man. This brings success. Perseverance furthers. To bring great offerings creates good fortune. It furthers one to undertake something. The Image Over the earth, the lake: The image
above Chên The Arousing, Thunder below K’un The Receptive, Earth The Judgement Enthusiasm. It furthers one to install helpers And to set armies marching. The Image Thunder comes resounding out of the earth: The image of Enthusiasm. Thus the ancient kings made music In order to honor merit, And offered it with splendor To the
above K’un The Receptive, Earth below Li The Clinging, Flame The Judgement Darkening of the Light. In adversity It furthers one to be persevering. The Image The light has sunk into the earth: The image of Darkening of the Light. Thus does the superior man live with the great mass: He veils his light, yet
above K’an The Abysmal, Water below K’an The Abysmal, Water The Judgement The Abysmal repeated. If you are sincere, you have success in your heart, And whatever you do succeeds. The Image Water flows on uninterruptedly and reaches it goal: The image of the Abysmal repeated. Thus the superior man walks in lasting virtue And
above Li The Clinging, Flame below Li The Clinging, Flame The Judgement The Clinging. Perseverance furthers. It brings success. Care of the cow brings good fortune. The Image That which is bright rises twice: The image of Fire. Thus the great man, by perpetuating this brightness, Illumines the four quarters of the world. The Lines
above Kên Keeping Still, Mountain below K’an The Abysmal, Water The Judgement Youthful Folly has success. It is not I who seek the young fool; The young fool seeks me. At the first oracle I inform him. If he asks two or three times, it is importunity. If he importunes, I give him no information.
above Sun The Gentle, Wind below Ch’ien The Creative, Heaven The Judgement The Taming Power of the Small Has success. Dense clouds, no rain from our western region. The Image The wind drives across heaven: The image of The Taming Power of the Small. Thus the superior man Refines the outward aspect of his nature.