Guà Jìng - Yáo Ying
Hexagram Mirrors - Line Reflections
The mirror of 11.2-36.2-12.5-35.5
About making a good use of misfortune.
11.2: Reckon with crop failure, avail of swiftly fording the Hé-river, leave not the distant behind and lose friends. One acquires honor by moving in the center.
Reckon with the worst-case scenario, and you will always come out better.
12.5 Relaxed obstruction. Great men auspicious. One's extinction, one's extinction, fasten it to bushy mulberry-trees.
Times of crisis are also the times of new chances.
35.5: Regrets go away. Losing, gaining, no worries. To proceed is auspicious. There will be harvest.
Freedom from worry makes the mind open for advance.
36.2: Hiding brightness. Injured in the left thigh. Use the strength of gelded horses. Auspicious.
Disaster awakens the powers you have. So don't sit down in despair but jump up and use that power.
The theme of this mirror:
Mirrors 11.2 and 5.5 are complementary
(all yang lines of Mirror 5.5 are yin lines in Mirror 11.2 and vv)
Mirror 11.2 is about making a good use of misfortune.
Mirror 5.5 is about making a good use of a stagnant situation.
How I found the Mirrors and how they work