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

  Yi Jing, Oracle of the Sun

The lines of hexagram 50

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  'Corrects the situation' or uses the correct position.
  Line 1: getting out of obstructions, or getting out obstructions.
  Line 2: comrade or mate - or opponent. Afflicted, or having difficulties.
  Line 3: it seems the ears have to do with handling the cauldron.
  Line 4: his appearance soiled might be "his punishment is severe". In the Chinese text it is not said who or what is soiled, it may be the Ding itself.
  Line 5: yellow or golden ears: it can be handlied in an excellent way (see line 3). The rings may be for carrying. Jade is precious and can be carved.
  Line 6. 'Set things right' or go on a (punishing) expedition or to go on a trip.

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