I Ching, Yijing or Zhou Yi
"Oracle of the sun": © 2000 LiSe

  Yi Jing, Oracle of the Sun

The lines of hexagram 16

  Line 1. 'Expressing' or 'singing about': the character is a bird with mouth, a singing bird. Same character is used in hex.15.2
  Line 2. 'Situated' is chain-mail.
  Line 4. 'Partners are united like a hair clasp does'. Another translation is: Why not string the cowries?

More about hexagrams 15 and 16
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last update: 18.11.2016


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