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The I Ching Complete, Hexagram by Hexagram with Floral Photography related to each entry.
The Khien Hexagram
Khien indicates progress and success. The superior man, (being humble as it implies), will have a (good) issue (to his undertakings).
- 1. The first SIX, divided, shows us the superior man who adds humility to humility. (Even) the great stream may be crossed with this, and there will be good fortune.
- 2. The second SIX, divided, shows us humility that has made itself recognised. With firm correctness there will be good fortune.
- 3. The third NINE, undivided, shows the superior man of (acknowledged) merit. He will maintain his success to the end, and have good fortune.
- 4. The fourth SIX, divided, shows one, whose action would be in every way advantageous, stirring up (the more) his humility.
- 5. The fifth SIX, divided, shows one who, without being rich, is able to employ his neighbours. He may advantageously use the force of arms. All his movements will be advantageous.
- 6. The sixth SIX, divided, shows us humility that has made itself recognised. The subject of it will with advantage put his hosts in motion; but (he will only) punish his own towns and state.