Wuwei Foundation

Yi Jing

  Hêng - Duration

     32.  Hêng - Duration

above     Chên   The Arousing, Thunder
below     Sun    The Gentle, Wind

     The Judgement

          Duration. Success. No blame.
          Perseverance furthers.
          It furthers one to have somewhere to go.

     The Image

          Thunder and wind: the image of Duration.
          Thus the superior man stands firm
          And does not change his direction.

     The Lines

          Six at the beginning means:
          Seeking duration too hastily brings misfortune persistently.
          Nothing that would further.

          Nine in the second place means:
          Remorse disappears.

          Nine in the third place means:
          He who does not give duration to his character
          Meets with disgrace.
          Persistent humiliation.

          Nine in the fourth place means:
          No game in the field.

          Six in the fifth place means:
          Giving duration to one's character through perseverance.
          This is good fortune for a woman, misfortune for a man.

          Six at the top means:
          Restlessness as an enduring condition brings misfortune.