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

  Yi Jing, Oracle of the Moon


Consult the oracle or Choose a hexagram

  1 qian-heaven
  2 kun-earth
  3 li-fire
  4 kan-water
  5 xun-wind
  6 zhen-thunder
  7 gen-mountain
  8 dui-lake

  From GUI to GUA: the origin of the hexagrams?
  From GUI to GUA: the search for information
  The TaiJi symbol
  The meaning of Yi in Yi Jing (I Ching)
  Ancient texts from excavations
  Shaman: oracle, consulting, heaven and earth, and the YI-sacrifice
  Omen terms: good/bad fortune, the mandate, the right time
  Several other characters in the yijing, like great man, junzi, dao etc.
  Yuan-Heng-Li-Zhen (sublime success, furthering through perseverance)
  Divination and repentance: the upper and lower trigrams
  'Maybe' on turtle carapaces (the character qi)
  The raindance of hex.5
  Do ghosts leave footprints? (Hex.10)
  Hexagram 29 and patterns
  Completing and fixing the omen (hex. 31-32)
  Many arrows in the quiver Hexagram 35)
  Zhong Central, hex.61
  The six dragons of hexagram 1
  The horses of King Mu (Hex. 36, line 2)
  Tigers and snakes (hex. 61, line 1)
  COME like the wheat and GO like the king (and hex 39)
  Chance and danger: crisis (the characters wei and ji, hex.59)
  The king and the temple (45, 59, 55 and 37.5)
  Captives and human sacrifice (by Thomas Hood)
  Two wars against the Gui: hex.63 and 64 (by Thomas Hood)

Resources: books and links

UNEARTHED ancient oracle-texts

Structures of hexagrams and lines
  Relations between hexagrams
  King Wen's sequence
  Multiple moving lines
  Yao Ying, line mirrors: lines which belong together
  MingTang temple: the Bagua as lay-out map
  The Big Pattern (Boering): the Bagua as lay-out map
  The Bagua as lay-out map(Boering): the stations
  Nuclear hexagrams

  Old Oracles
  Sabian Symbols
  Yarrow divination

  Origin of the dragon
  The center
  About chance
  About shifters and shamans
  Hexagram Yimages
  Dao, the axis of the world
  About me
  Another life
  My bookshelf
  How an oracle might be born
  Other people's hexagram images (scroll to bottom)
  Science is changing. Can magic find a place in it? (Bono-Taggart)

  The moon and the name of the YiJing
  Small stories about the birth of an oracle
  The big bang
  Dao (Tao) and Chan (Zen)
  How to begin
  My bookshelf
  Yi is a she!
  Yarrow divination

Hexagram stories by Anton Heyboer

The Sabian Symbols

Downloads (Chinese texts etc)