I Ching hexagrams interpretation

I Ching Hexagram 2: K'un - The Receptive

K'un - The Receptive represents what is great, originating and advantageous. The Yin (broken) lines of the I Ching hexagram stand for primal powers. The dark, yielding and receptive power of yin. It is the complement of The Creative as the Receptive does not combat the Creative but completes it.

I Ching interpretation / The Judgement

If you draw this I Ching hexagram with the online I Ching oracle this means that: It is time to follow rather than to initiate. Be receptive to others. Listen, cultivate modesty.

The Receptive represents nature in contrast to spirit, earth in contrast to heaven. As said earlier it complements the creating force of The Creative. If The Receptive tries to stand as an equal side by side with the Creative it will become evil. Hence focus on acceptance, support, not on receiving recognition or other egotistic patterns.

I Ching lines interpretation

The I Ching hexagram consists of six lines. If lines are changing in your online I Ching Oracle consultation these should be included in your I Ching interpretation as well. Furthermore the I Ching lines have their separate interpretation.

The bottom I Ching line deals with reality, that what is. The second line is related to how you connect to others. Cause and effect how do you react?

The third line deals with your emotions and how to cope with them. The fourth line is related to making choices in order to remain on track. The fifth line represents the organising aspect of things.

It involves leadership, following up on ideals and planning. The I Ching top line has to do with spirituality. It concerns your tao, beliefs, religion and more.

First Line - I Ching interpretation

Everything arises, is maintained and dissolutes eventually. Cease resistance to the course of events. Precautions can be taken by observing the cycle and act upon it.

Second Line - I Ching interpretation

There is a balance between the originating power of The Creative and the supporting power of the Receptive. Everything turns out as it should.

Third Line - I Ching interpretation

Good fortune will only arrive if one does not seek recognition. The wise man gladly leaves fame to others. Sincerity and humility serve correctly.

Fourth Line - I Ching interpretation

Be careful. Resistance to events will result in misfortune. Maintain reserve.

Fifth Line - I Ching interpretation

A refined person only expresses himself indirectly. It comes from the power within and is unconcerned with what others may think or do.

Sixth Line - I Ching interpretation

Perservere in receptivity. If not the anger of the strong (The Creative) might be drawn upon you. Both sides will lose in this case. Fight the ego.

The I Ching hexagram consists of two trigrams. Above as well as below K'un - Earth.

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