I Ching Hexagrams 1 through 64 - Richard Wilhelm I Ching Hexagram Translations

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James Legge I Ching hexagram translations


Hexagram Table

1
hexagram 1
Ch'ien The Creative
2
hexagram 2
K'un The Receptive
3
hexagram 3
Chun Difficulty at the Beginning
4
hexagram 4
Meng Youthful Folly
5
hexagram 5
Hsu Waiting (Nourishment)
6
hexagram 6
Sung Conflict
7
hexagram 7
Shih The Army
8
hexagram 8
Pi Holding Together (union)
9
hexagram 9
Hsiao Chu / The Taming Power of the Small
10
hexagram 10
Lu / Treading (conduct)
11
hexagram 11
T'ai / Peace
12
hexagram 12
P'i / Standstill (Stagnation)
13
hexagram 13
T'ung Jen / Fellowship with Men
14
hexagram 14
Ta Yu / Possession in Great Measure
15
hexagram 15
Ch'ien / Modesty
16
hexagram 16
Yu / Enthusiasm
17
hexagram 17
Sui / Following
18
hexagram 18
Ku / Work on what has been spoiled (Decay)
19
hexagram 19
Lin / Approach
20
hexagram 20
Kuan / Contemplation (View)
21
hexagram 21
Shih Ho / Biting Through
22
hexagram 22
Pi / Grace
23
hexagram 23
Po / Splitting Apart
24
hexagram 24
Fu / Return (The Turning Point)
25
hexagram 25
Wu Wang / Innocence (The Unexpected)
26
hexagram 26
Ta Chu / The Taming Power of the Great
27
hexagram 27
I / Corners of the Mouth (Providing Nourishment)
28
hexagram 28
Ta Kuo / Preponderance of the Great
29
hexagram 29
K'an / The Abysmal (Water)
30
hexagram 30
Li / The Clinging, Fire


31
hexagram 31
Hsien / Influence (Wooing)
32
hexagram 32
Heng / Duration
33
hexagram 33
Tun / Retreat
34
hexagram 34
Ta Chuang / The Power of the Great
35
hexagram 35
Chin / Progress
36
hexagram 36
Ming I / Darkening of the light
37
hexagram 37
Chia Jen / The Family (The Clan)
38
hexagram 38
K'uei / Opposition
39
hexagram 39
Chien / Obstruction
40
hexagram 40
Hsieh / Deliverance
41
hexagram 41
Sun / Decrease
42
hexagram 42
I / Increase
43
hexagram 43
Kuai / Break-through (Resoluteness)
44
hexagram 44
Kou / Coming to Meet
45
hexagram 45
Ts'ui / Gathering Together (Massing)
46
hexagram 46
Sheng / Pushing Upward
47
hexagram 47
K'un / Oppression (Exhaustion)
48
hexagram 48
Ching / The Well
49
hexagram 49
Ko / Revolution (Molting)
50
hexagram 50
Ting / The Caldron
51
hexagram 51
Chen / The Arousing (Shock, Thunder)
52
hexagram 52
Ken / Keeping Still, Mountain
53
hexagram 53
Chien / Development (Gradual Progress)
54
hexagram 54
Kuei Mei / The Marrying Maiden
55
hexagram 55
Feng / Abundance (Fullness)
56
hexagram 56
Lu / The Wanderer
57
hexagram 57
Sun / The Gentle (The Penetrating, Wind)
58
hexagram 58
Tui / The Joyous, Lake
59
hexagram 59
Huan / Dispersion (Dissolution)
60
hexagram 60
Chieh / Limitation
61
hexagram 61
Chung Fu / Inner Truth
62
hexagram 62
Hsiao Kuo / Preponderance of the Small
63
hexagram 63
Chi Chi / After Completion
64
hexagram 64
Wei Chi / Before Completion