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


Hexagram 10
Lü - Treading (Conduct)

yang
yang above: Ch'ien / The Creative, Heaven
yang
yin
yang below: Tui / The Joyous, Lake
yang

Suricates


CHANGING LINE:

Hexagram Ten/Line Five


Nine in the fifth place means:
Resolute conduct.
Perseverance with awareness of danger.

Suricates Stand Alert to Danger with Their Young at Their Feet
photo Chris Johns


This refers to the ruler of the hexagram as a whole. One sees that one has to be resolute in conduct. But at the same time one must remain conscious of the danger connected with such resoluteness, especially if it is to be persevered in. Only awareness of the danger makes success possible.



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