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Hexagram 31
Hsien - Influence (Wooing)

yin
yang above: Tui / The Joyous, Lake
yang
yang
yin below: Kên / Keeping Still, Mountain
yin
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CHANGING LINE:

Hexagram Thirty-One/Line Five


Nine in the fifth place means:
The influence shows itself in the back of the neck.
No remorse.

Superior nuchal line


The back of the neck is the most rigid part of the body. When the influence shows itself there, the will remains firm and the influence does not lead to confusion. Hence remorse does not enter into consideration here. What takes place in the depths of one's being, in the unconscious, can neither be called forth nor prevented by the conscious mind. It is true that if we cannot be influenced ourselves, we cannot influence the outside world.



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