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Symbols - What does heaven look like


The gua hexagram as it is in the I Ching








The Chinese Element to which it corresponds



The name of the upper Trigram


The name of the lower Trigram



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


Heaven and water move in opposite directions

There is contention

In correspondence with this

The superior person begins to make plans

Before he take action




Although the hexagram appears to be about contention and conflict, it is actually concerned with what to do if it occurs


It is connected with Peacemaking and diplomacy.





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