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Innocence (The Unexpected)

Today’s hexagram thrown from the I Ching is Wu Wang / Innocence (The Unexpected):

Ch’ien, heaven is above; Chen, movement is below. The lower trigram Chen is under the influence of the strong line it has received from above, from heaven. When, in accord with this, movement follows the law of heaven, man is innocent [...]

Increase

I / Increase

THE JUDGEMENT

INCREASE. It furthers one

To undertake something.

It furthers one to cross the great water.

Sacrifice on the part of those above for the increase of those below fills the people with a sense of joy and gratitude that is extremely valuable for the flowering of the common good. In [...]

Enthusiasm

Yü / Enthusiasm

THE IMAGE

Thunder comes resounding out of the earth:

The image of ENTHUSIASM.

Thus the ancient kings made music

In order to honour merit,

And offered it with splendour

To the Supreme Deity,

Inviting their ancestors to be present.

When, at the beginning of the summer, thunder – electrical energy – comes [...]