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Symbols - What does heaven look like

Sui

The gua hexagram as it is in the I Ching

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Chinese Element to which it corresponds

 

Metal

The name of the upper Trigram

 

Lake

The name of the lower Trigram

 

Thunder

The description of the symbol as it is given in the I-Ching

 

Thunder on the midst of Lake

An image of Following

In correspondence with this

The superior person withdraws for rest

When the sun goes down

 

Comment

 

This hexagram can take on numerous meanings depending on the context. 

 

At its simplest it means learning how to follow as opposed to lead and it also incorporates the idea of the strong following the weak. 

 

But in the context of spiritual experience it means that we have to learn submission

 

 

 

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