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The original Richard Wilhelm translation for the hexagram line...


Hexagram 58
Tui - The Joyous, Lake

yin
yang above: Tui / The Joyous, Lake
yang
yin
yang below: Tui / The Joyous, Lake
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CHANGING LINE:

Hexagram Fifty-Eight/Line Two


Nine in the second place means:
Sincere joyousness. Good fortune.
Remorse disappears.

'The Temptation of St. Anthony', 1946 - Salvador Dali
Musée Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels Belgium


We often find ourselves associating with inferior people in whose company we are tempted by pleasures that are inappropriate for the superior man. To participate in such pleasures would certainly bring remorse, for a superior man can find no real satisfaction in low pleasures. When, recognising this, a man does not permit his will to swerve, so that he does not find such ways agreeable, not even dubious companions will venture to proffer any base pleasures, because he would not enjoy them. Thus every cause for regret is removed.



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