☴風🍃 Wind ☱澤🏞 Lake 澤上有風，中孚； 君子以議獄緩死。 Wind over lake: Center Returning. Superior people discuss criminal cases in order to delay execution. 中孚： 豚魚吉， 利涉大川，利貞。 Center Returning: The piglet & fish are auspicious; harmonious. Beneficial to cross the great river. Beneficial to persevere.
☵水🌊 Water ☱澤🏞 Lake 澤上有水，節； 君子以制數度，議德行。 Water above the lake: Moderation. Superior people establish number & measure. They deliberate about conduct & virtue. 節： 亨。苦節，不可貞。 Moderation: Success. Severe moderation should not be continued.
☱澤🏞 Lake ☱澤🏞 Lake 麗澤，兌； 君子以朋友講習。 Lakes resting on one another: Joy. Superior people join with friends for discussion & practice. 兌： 亨，利貞。 Joy: Success. Beneficial to be persevering.
☳雷⚡ Thunder ☱澤🏞 Lake 澤上有雷，歸妹； 君子以永終知敝。 Lake below thunder: Marriage. Superior people understand the transitory in light of the eternity of the end. 歸妹： 征凶，无攸利。 Marriage: Advancing brings misfortune. It is favorable to have no goal in mind.
☱澤🏞 Lake ☲火🔥 Fire 澤中有火，革； 君子以治歷明時。 Fire in the lake: Revolution. Superior people set the calendar in order & make the seasons clear. 革： 巳日乃孚， 元亨利貞，悔亡。 Revolution: On your own day you are believed. Great success, furthered through perseverance. Remorse disappears.
☱澤🏞 Lake ☵水🌊 Water 澤无水，困； 君子以致命遂志。 A lake with no water: Confining. Superior people live life to the full to achieve their aim. 困： 亨，貞，大人吉， 无咎，有言不信。 Confining: Success. Perseverance. A great person brings good fortune. No blame. Spoken words are not believed.
☱澤🏞 Lake ☷地🌎 Earth 澤上於地，萃； 君子以除戎器，戒不虞。 Lake over earth: Gathering Together. Superior people renew their weapons in order to meet the unforeseen. 萃： 亨。王假有廟， 利見大人，亨，利貞。 用大牲吉，利有攸往。 Gathering Together: Success. A ruler approaches their temple. Beneficial to see a great person. This brings success. Perseverance furthers. Bringing great offerings creates good fortune. Beneficial to undertake something.
☱澤🏞 Lake ☰天🌌 Heaven 澤上于天，夬；君子以施祿及下，居德則忌。 The lake rising up to heaven: Breakthrough. Superior people dispense riches downward & refrain from resting on virtue. 夬： 揚于王庭，孚號， 有厲，告自邑， 不利即戎，利有攸往。 Breakthrough: Someone is proud in a ruler’s presence. The ruler trusts them. If one exposes the truth: danger. Tell one’s own people. Using force is not beneficial. Beneficial… Continue reading 43䷪夬 Breakthrough Guài
☶山🏔 Mountain ☱澤🏞 Lake 山下有澤，損； 君子以懲忿窒欲。 At the foot of a mountain, a lake: Decrease. Superior people control anger & restrain desires. 損： 有孚，元吉，无咎， 可貞，利有攸往。 曷之用，二簋可用享。 Decrease: Sincerity brings great good fortune without blame. Be persevering in this. Beneficial to undertake something. How is it to be carried out? Use two small bowls for the… Continue reading 41䷨損 Decrease Sǔn
☲火🔥 Fire ☱澤🏞 Lake 上火下澤，睽； 君子以同而異。 Fire above, lake below: Opposition. Amid fellowship, superior people retain individuality. 睽： 小事吉。 Opposition: Good fortune in small matters.
☱澤🏞 Lake ☶山🏔 Mountain 山上有澤，咸， 君子以虛受人。 Lake on top of a mountain: Influence. With a humble manner, superior people receive others. 咸： 亨，利貞，取女吉。 Influence: Success. Perseverance furthers. To marry a maiden brings good fortune.
☱澤🏞 Lake ☴風🍃 Wind 澤滅木，大過； 君子以獨立不懼，遯世无悶。 Lake above trees: Great Exceeding. Superior people are unconcerned when alone. If they have to renounce the world, they feel no regret. 大過： 棟橈， 利有攸往，亨。 Great Exceeding: The ridgepole sags. Beneficial to have somewhere to go. Success.
☷地🌎 Earth ☱澤🏞 Lake 澤上有地，臨； 君子以教思无窮， 容保民无疆。 Earth above lake: Approach. Superior people’s will for instruction has no limit. They are boundless in their support & protection of people. 臨：元，亨，利，貞。 至于八月有凶。 Approach: Great success. It is of benefit to continue. When the eighth month arrives, then there will be misfortune.
☱澤🏞 Lake ☳雷⚡ Thunder 澤中有雷，隨； 君子以嚮晦入宴息。 Thunder in the middle of the lake: Following. Superior people, at nightfall, go indoors for rest & recuperation. 隨：元亨利貞，无咎。 Following: Supreme success. Perseverance furthers. No blame.
☰天🌌 Heaven ☱澤🏞 Lake 上天下澤，履； 君子以辨上下，安民志。 A body of water lying open to the sky: Treading. Superior people consult both high & low & thereby steady people’s will. 履 ： 虎尾，不咥人，亨。 Treading: On the tail of a tiger, which does not bite. Progress & success.