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


大畜

Hexagram 26
Ta Ch'u - The Taming Power of the Great

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yin above: Kên / Keeping Still, Mountain
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yang below: Ch'ien / The Creative, Heaven
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CHANGING LINE:

Hexagram Twenty-Six/Line Five


Six in the fifth place means:
The tusk of a gelded boar.
Good fortune.

Boar


Here the restraining of the impetuous forward drive is achieved in an indirect way. A boar's tusk is in itself dangerous, but if the boar's nature is altered, the tusk is no longer a menace. Thus also where men are concerned, wild force should not be combated directly; instead, its roots should be eradicated.



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