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Hexagram 18
Ku - Work on What Has Been Spoiled [Decay]

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yin above: Kên / Keeping Still, Mountain
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yang below: Sun / The Gentle, Wind
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CHANGING LINE:

Hexagram Eighteen/Line Four


Six in the fourth place means:
Tolerating what has been spoiled by the father.
In continuing one sees humiliation.

'Father and Son' - Pablo Picasso


This shows the situation of someone too weak to take measures against decay that has its roots in the past and is just beginning to manifest itself. It is allowed to run its course. If this continues, humiliation will result.



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