61. Chung Fu - Inner Truth
above Sun The Gentle, Wind
below Tui The Joyous, Lake
Inner Truth. Pigs and fishes.
It furthers one to cross the great water.
Wind over lake: the image of Inner Truth.
Thus the superior man discusses criminal cases
In order to delay executions.
Nine at the beginning means:
Being prepared brings good fortune.
If there are secret designs, it is disquieting.
Nine in the second place means:
A crane calling in the shade.
Its young answers it.
I have a good goblet.
I will share it with you.
Six in the third place means:
He finds a comrade.
Now he beats the drum, now he stops.
Now he sobs, now he sings.
Six in the fourth place means:
The moon nearly at the full.
The team horse goes astray.
Nine in the fifth place means:
He possesses truth, which links together.
Nine at the top means:
Cockcrow penetrating to heaven.
Perseverance brings misfortune.