☲火🔥 Fire ☵水🌊 Water 火在水上，未濟； 君子以慎辨物居方。 Fire above water: Before Completion. Superior people carefully discern things & keep them in their place. 未濟： 亨，小狐汔濟， 濡其尾，无攸利。 Before Completion: Success. A small fox, having nearly crossed a river, gets its tail wet. Nothing beneficial.
☵水🌊 Water ☲火🔥 Fire 水在火上，既濟； 君子以思患而預防之。 Water above fire: After Completion. Superior people ponder danger & take precautions against it. 既濟： 亨，小利貞， 初吉終亂。 After Completion: Success in small matters. Perseverance furthers. At the beginning good fortune, at the end disorder.
☵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.
☴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.
☵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
☱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.
☳雷⚡ Thunder ☵水🌊 Water 雷雨作，解； 君子以赦過宥罪。 Thunder & rain set in: Liberation. Superior people forgive mistakes & misdeeds. 解： 利西南，无所往， 其來復吉。 有攸往，夙吉。 Liberation: The southwest is beneficial. If going nowhere, returning brings good fortune. If going somewhere, going quickly leads to good fortune.
☵水🌊 Water ☶山🏔 Mountain 山上有水，蹇； 君子以反身修德。 Water on the mountain: Limping. Superior people turn their attention inward to mold their character. 蹇： 利西南，不利東北； 利見大人，貞吉。 Limping: The southwest is beneficial. The northeast is not. Beneficial to see a great person. Continuing brings good fortune.
☵水🌊 Water ☵水🌊 Water 水洊至，習坎； 君子以常德行，習教事。 Water flowing continuously: Dangerous Waters. Superior people constantly maintain the virtue of their heart & the sincerity of their conduct. They practice the business of instruction. 坎： 習坎，有孚， 維心亨，行有尚。 Dangerous Waters: If you are sincere, you have success in your heart. There is excellence in practice.
☵水🌊 Water ☷地🌎 Earth 地上有水，比； 先王以建萬國，親諸侯。 Water over earth: Unity. Ancient rulers established many states & were friendly with officials. 比：吉。 原筮元永貞，无咎。 不寧方來，後夫凶。 Unity: Good fortune. Examine oneself for greatness & constancy; without blame. If one hesitates & joins late: misfortune.
☷地🌎 Earth ☵水🌊 Water 地中有水，師； 君子以容民畜眾。 Earth containing water: Leadership. Superior people nourish & educate people. They develop a following. 師：貞，丈人，吉无咎。 Leadership: With perseverance & a strong person, good fortune & no blame.
☰天🌌 Heaven ☵水🌊 Water 天與水違行，訟； 君子以作事謀始。 Heaven & water, moving away from each other: Conflict. Superior people take good counsel about first steps. 訟：有孚，窒。 惕中吉。 終凶。 利見大人，不利涉大川。 Conflict: Sincere contention meets opposition & obstruction. If one is cautious, there will be good fortune. If one contends, there will be evil. Advantageous to see a great… Continue reading 6䷅訟 Conflict Sòng
☵水🌊 Water ☰天🌌 Heaven 雲上於天：需。 君子以飲食宴樂。 Clouds rise up in the sky: Waiting. The superior person enjoys food & drink. They remain relaxed & happy. 需：有孚，光亨，貞吉。 利涉大川。 Waiting: Brilliant success if you are sincere. Continuing leads to good fortune. Beneficial to cross the great river.
☶山🏔 Mountain ☵水🌊 Water 山下出泉：蒙。 君子以果行育德。 At the mountain’s base a spring wells up: Youthful Folly. Superior people cultivate their character through decisive action. 蒙：亨。 匪我求童蒙，童蒙求我。 初筮告，再三瀆， 瀆則不告。利貞。 Youthful Folly: Prosperous progress. It is not I who seek them, the youth seeks me. The first time they ask, I answer; but if they ask again… Continue reading 4䷃蒙 Youthful Folly Meng
☵水🌊 Water ☳雷⚡ Thunder 雲，雷，屯； 君子以經綸。 Clouds & thunder: Difficulty; Superior people bring order out of confusion. 屯：元亨，利貞， 勿用有攸往，利建侯。 Difficulty: Great success. Benefecial to persevere. Action should not be undertaken lightly. It is beneficial to set up a leader.