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Unformatted text preview: Each of the 64 hexagrams has a text tied to it. Each text has a commentary tied to it, which in turn has a commentary tied to it. The following are two of the 64 hexagrams Stagnation is brought upon by people who want to cause harm, but the good people should not stop doing good things After completion: after things have been done, there will be success in small matters, but you must continue in small matters. There will be good fortune in the beginning, but it will not persist. Broken lines are yin lines, unbroken in yang lines. Broken-feminine, dark, passive, negative Unbroken-masculine, light, positive, celestial, heavenly When the lines are combined they indicate how these two natures of the universe come together at any particular moment. You read the trigrams from the bottom up. In Stagnation the unbroken lines rest on top of the three broken lines, indicating that the positive lines are unstable on top of a negative base....
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course ANTH 146 taught by Professor Evens during the Fall '07 term at UNC.
- Fall '07