Hexagram Twenty-four

Your symbol is Hexagram twenty-four, which deals with the idea of returning, coming back or doing things over again. At first there will be no error, despite many troubles. But there must be a change of attitude, a humbling experience, in the end, which will mark defeat and much grief. The only way to avoid this is to strive for complete honesty and integrity.

The first line, yang, shows some errors, even repeated errors, but no obvious consequences.

The second line, yin, shows a happy return, with no errors.

The third line, yin, shows one who has made repeated returns, each time having to do the work over again. But the person is steadfast in his/her work, so there is no fault.

The fourth line, yin, shows a person who is able to adopt the right attitude and return to his/her proper path.

The fifth line, yin, shows one who is able to take an honest look at him or her self, and admit any mistakes. This is a noble position and this person is well situated on his/her path.

The sixth line, yin, shows one who has gone astray. The base elements of the person, and of society, challenge the finer elements. This brings bad fortune, and if let go to the extreme will eventually bring legal, or other serious problems.

To the reader: Most of the hexagrams have at least one line that predicts bad results, but that does NOT mean you are fated to that result. The hexagrams illustrate different attitudes, so study the actions and reactions to learn the attitudes that will lead to better outcomes.

The I Ching teaches you to flow with changes and create positive change from the inside through conscious living. Your future is in your hands. Consult the I Ching for ideas that lead to clear thinking and positive mental attitude. Reading the I Ching helps you take the time to reflect on your attitudes and ideas. Continue asking until you feel positive about your course.

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A note about this interpretation of the I Ching: Nori Muster wrote this version of the iChing in 1994 and put it online at Surrealist.org in 2000. It is now available as an e-book. Click here to see Learning to Flow with the Dao at Amazon.com..

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