☴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.
☴風🍃 Wind ☵水🌊 Water 風行水上，渙； 先王以享于帝立廟。 Wind blows above water: Dispersion. Ancient rulers honored God and set up shrines. 渙： 亨。 王假有廟， 利涉大川，利貞。 Dispersion: Success. A ruler approaches the temple. Beneficial to cross the great river. Beneficial to continue.
☴風🍃 Wind ☴風🍃 Wind 隨風，巽； 君子以申命行事。 Wind following wind: Gentleness. Superior people articulate directions & carry out tasks. 巽： 小亨，利攸往， 利見大人。 Gentleness: Success in small matters. Advantageous to have a goal; Advantageous to visit a great person.
☴風🍃 Wind ☶山🏔 Mountain 山上有木，漸； 君子以居賢德，善俗。 On the mountain, a tree: Gradual Progress. Superior people abide in dignity & virtue, in order to improve customs. 漸： 女歸吉，利貞。 Gradual Progress: The marriage of a maiden brings good fortune. Persistence in a righteous course brings reward.
☲火🔥 Fire ☴風🍃 Wind 木上有火，鼎； 君子以正位凝命。 Fire over wood: The Cauldron. Superior people consolidate fate by correcting their position. 鼎： 元吉，亨。 The Cauldron: Great good fortune. Success.
☵水🌊 Water ☴風🍃 Wind 木上有水，井； 君子以勞民勸相。 Water over wood: The Well. Superior people encourage others at their work. They encourage others to help one another. 井：改邑不改井， 无喪无得，往來井井。 汔至，亦未繘井， 羸其瓶，凶。 The Well: A town may be changed, but not the well. Neither decrease nor increase. They come & go & draw from the well. If one… Continue reading 48䷯井 The Well Jǐng
☷地🌎 Earth ☴風🍃 Wind 地中生木，升； 君子以順德，積小以高大。 Within earth, wood grows: Ascending. Superior people of devoted character heap up small things in order to achieve great things. 升： 元亨，用見大人， 勿恤，南征吉。 Ascending: Supreme success. It is essential to see a great person, so there will be no grief. Progressing towards the south brings good fortune.
☰天🌌 Heaven ☴風🍃 Wind 天下有風，姤； 后以施命誥四方。 The wind under the sky: Temptation. Rulers announce directives in all directions. 姤： 女壯，勿用取女。 Temptation: Women wield the power. Do not marry.
☴風🍃 Wind ☳雷⚡ Thunder 風雷，益； 君子以見善則遷，有過則改。 Wind & thunder: Increase. Superior people, when they see good, they imitate it; when they see faults, they rid themselves of them. 益： 利有攸往，利涉大川。 Increase: Beneficial to undertake something. Beneficial to cross the great river.
☴風🍃 Wind ☲火🔥 Fire 風自火出，家人； 君子以言有物，而行有恆。 Wind rising out of fire: Family. Superior people speak the truth & are consistent in behavior. 家人： 利女貞。 Family: Women’s persistence brings reward.
☳雷⚡ Thunder ☴風🍃 Wind 雷風，恆；君子以立不易方。 Thunder & wind: Perseverance. Superior people stand firm without changing direction. 恆： 亨，无咎，利貞， 利有攸往。 Perseverance: Success. No blame. Beneficial to continue. Movement in any direction is advantageous.
☱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.
☴風🍃 Wind ☷地🌎 Earth 風行地上，觀； 先王以省方，觀民設教。 Wind blowing over the earth: Contemplation. Ancient rulers visited their territories, observed the people, & gave instruction. 觀：盥而不薦，有孚顒若。 Contemplation: The hand-washing ritual is completed, but the sacrifice is still to come. All done & looked upon with sincerity.
☶山🏔 Mountain ☴風🍃 Wind 山下有風，蠱； 君子以振民育德。 Wind blowing at the foot of the mountain: Repair. Superior people encourage others to cultivate virtue. 蠱：元亨，利涉大川。 先甲三日，後甲三日。 Repair: Great success. It is of benefit to cross the great river. Before starting, three days. After starting, three days.
☴風🍃 Wind ☰天🌌 Heaven 風行天上，小畜； 君子以懿文德。 Wind blows across the sky: Small Harvest. Superior people improve their skill & virtue. 小畜：亨。 密雲不雨，自我西郊。 Small Harvest: Progress & success. Dense clouds, no rain from western borders.