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Hexagram 16
Yü - Enthusiasm

yin
yin above: Ch'en / The Arousing, Thunder
yang
yin
yin below: K'un / The Receptive, Earth
yin
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Hexagram Sixteen/Line One


Six at the beginning [yin at bottom] means:
Enthusiasm that expresses itself
Brings misfortune.

Zhang Xuan - Master painter of Aristocracy


A man in an inferior position has aristocratic connections about which he boasts enthusiastically. This arrogance inevitably invites misfortune. Enthusiasm should never be an egotistic emotion; it is justified only when it is a general feeling that unites one with others.



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