Hexagram Number 22 Keyword(s):Gracefulness
Symbolic of: poise, beauty and grace
THE P� HEXAGRAM
The General Meaning
P� indicates that there should be free course (in
what it denotes). There will be little advantage (however) if it be
allowed to advance (and take the lead).
Explanation of the separate lines
1. The first NINE, undivided, shows one adorning
(the way of) his feet. He can discard a carriage and walk on foot.
2. The second SIX, divided, shows one adorning his
3. The third NINE, undivided, shows its subject
with the appearance of being adorned and bedewed (with rich favours).
But let him ever maintain his firm correctness, and there will be
4. The fourth SIX, divided, shows one looking as
if adorned, but only in white. As if (mounted on) a white horse, and
furnished with wings, (he seeks union with the subject of the first
line), while (the intervening third pursues), not as a robber, but
intent on a matrimonial alliance.
5. The fifth SIX, divided, shows its subject
adorned by (the occupants of) the heights and gardens. He bears his
roll of silk, small and slight. He may appear stingy; but there will
be good fortune in the end.
6. The sixth NINE, undivided, shows one with white
as his (only) ornament. There will be no error.