20. Kuan / Contemplation (View) -------- -------- above Sun The Gentle, Wind --- --- --- --- --- --- below K'un The Receptive, Earth --- --- The Judgement Contemplation. The ablution has been made, But not yet the offering. Full of trust they look up to him. The Image The wind blows over the earth: The image of Contemplation. Thus the kings of old visited the regions of the world, Contemplated the people, And gave them instruction. The Lines Six in the second place means: Contemplation through the crack of the door. Furthering for the perseverance of a woman. () Nine in the fifth place means: Contemplation of my life. The superior man is without blame. () Nine at the top means: Contemplation of his life. The superior man is without blame. 7. Shih / The Army --- --- --- --- above K'un The Receptive, Earth --- --- --- --- -------- below K'an The Abysmal, Water --- --- The Judgement The Army. The army needs perseverance And a strong man. Good fortune without blame. The Image In the middle of the earth is water: The image of The Army. Thus the superior man increases his masses By generosity toward the people.
51. Chen / The Arousing (Shock, Thunder) --- --- --- --- above Chen The Arousing, -------- Thunder --- --- --- --- below Chen The Arousing, -------- Thunder The Judgement Shock brings success. Shock comes--oh, oh! Laughing words--ha, ha! The shock terrifies for a hundred miles, And he does not let fall the sacrificial spoon and chalice. The Image Thunder repeated: the image of Shock. Thus in fear and trembling The superior man sets his life in order And examines himself. The Lines Six in the second place means: Shock comes bringing danger. A hundred thousand times You lose your treasures And must climb the nine hills. Do not go in pursuit of them. After seven days you will get them back. Six in the fifth place means: Shock goes hither and thither. Danger. However, nothing at all is lost. Yet there are things to be done. 58. Tui / The Joyous, Lake --- --- -------- above Tui The Joyous, Lake -------- --- --- -------- below Tui The Joyous, Lake -------- The Judgement The Joyous. Success. Perseverance is favourable. The Image Lakes resting on one another: The image of the Joyous. Thus the superior man joins with his friends For discussion and practice.