Dui is also one of the eight doubled trigrams. Two lakes rest on top of each other. This represents the youngest daughter in a family, it also symbolizes a joyous Lake. With the two strong lines of the trigram and one yielding dark principle on top, Dui symbolizes true joy that is strong, firm, and gently radiates from within.
With this hexagram, you should join forces with friends and the collaborative effort and perseverance will prevail.
Gentle wind, Penetration
Xun is one of the eight doubled trigrams. It represents the eldest daughter in a family, symbolic of wind and wood. Like wind, it is powerful and can reach every nook and corner, even the smallest crevicees. Like roots that extend into the earth, it is strong and the change is gradual. In order to reach a goal, one must have a clearly defined intentions. During this process, one must be persistent and be okay with working with someone of higher status who is capable of creating order.
With this hexagram, one must first establish very clear intentions, then find a powerful and influential person to follow. The facilitator will introduce the idea to people and set the structure to pave the road to success.
The Mountain (lower trigram) stays put as the sun (upper trigram) cycles through each day. This hexagram reflects the wondering mind of a traveler who encounters novel people and situations everyday.
With this hexagram, you should approach any situation with caution and aim to be conservative. Avoid lawsuits if there are alternative solutions. You can potentially achieve success in small projects or businesses with perseverance.
The lower trigram represents lightning, symbolic of clarity, while the upper trigram represents thunder, symbolic of wakening and growth. Collectively these elements produce abundance and greatness. This hexagram represents advancement in civilization.
With this hexagram, one should harness positive thoughts and infectious energy. Business will be profitable and facilitators will readily enter the picture. It is important to set clear expectations and parameters as well as potential consequences.
In the traditional Chinese society, a young girl (the lower trigram) wedded the oldest son (the upper trigram) in a family ~ however, not as the official wife, rather as a subordinate to the official wife. Therefore she had to follow the guidance of her husband and behave modestly, with caution and reserve.
This hexagram indicates that mutual affection is the most important principle of all relationships. One should know where he or she stands and take action only if absolutely necessary, with caution. Any risky or dramatic actions will bring misfortune.
Penetration , development
A plant (upper trigram) grows slowly on the mountain (lower trigram), firmly rooted. It symbolizes development of good relationships, whether in business or personal endeavors.
With this hexagram, one should make consistent efforts in establishing and growing relationships. This will bring good fortune and if marriage is the result, one will experience long-lasting happiness.
Keeping still, Mountain
Two mountains (represented by the upper and lower trigrams) stand next to each other. The image of this hexagram is similar to the pattern observed when nerves exit the spine. If one keeps the spine still, there will be no movement and his heart can become quite.
With this hexagram, one should calm down and meditate to clear the mind and embark on a new beginning. One should also do unto others as you would have them do unto you.