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


明夷

Hexagram 36
Ming I - Darkening of the Light

yin
yin above: K'un / The Receptive, Earth
yin
yang
yin below: Li / The Clinging, Fire
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CHANGING LINE:

Hexagram Thirty-Six/Line Six


Six at the top means:
Not light but darkness.
First he climbed up to heaven,
Then plunged into the depths of the earth.

'Woolworth Building, WhenTech 7WTC' - Borbay


Here the climax of the darkening is reached. The dark power at first held so high a place that it could wound all who were on the side of good and of the light. But in the end it perishes of its own darkness, for evil must itself fall at the very moment when it has wholly overcome the good, and thus consumed the energy to which it owed its duration.



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