60. Chieh - Limitation
above K'an The Abysmal, Water
below Tui The Joyous, Lake
Galling limitation must not be persevered in.
Water over lake: the image of Limitation.
Thus the superior man
Creates number and measure,
And examines the nature of virtue and correct conduct.
Nine at the beginning means:
Not going out of the door and the courtyard
Is without blame.
Nine in the second place means:
Not going out of the gate and the courtyard
Six in the third place means:
He who knows no limitation
Will have cause to lament.
Six in the fourth place means:
Contented limitation. Success.
Nine in the fifth place means:
Sweet limitation brings good fortune.
Going brings esteem.
Six at the top means:
Perseverance brings misfortune.