I Ching: The Book of Change
The I Ching (Book of Change) is considered the oldest of the Chinese classics, and has throughout Chinese history commanded unsurpassed prestige and popularity. Containing several layers of text and given numerous levels of interpretation, the I Ching has been venerated for more than three thousand years as an oracle of fortune, a guide to success, and a source of wisdom....more
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Numerous other sites provide…moreThe interpretations of the castings are online, such as via this link: http://www.pantherwebworks.com/i_ching/
Numerous other sites provide Wilhelm/Baynes translation of the "I Ching," and numerous other sites provide other interpretations of the castings. I personally recommend the following compilation of numerous translations: http://www.jamesdekorne.com/GBCh/GBCh...(less)
My favorite line today is, "Everything that gives light is dependent on something to which it clings, in order that it ma ...more
You might enjoy this piece I wrote about the I Ching in WIRED: My Quest to b ...more
A friend introduced me to the book an ...more
"Horses wheel; They pull at odds. A wife is sought. A Destination Is Auspicious, Hoc bonum. All things Profit, In nullo non convenit.
"On the Image: Both the seeking and the Destination Show clarity, Claritas.
"[Author’s commentary] Yin Line in Yin Place. The bride ‘goes’ with her suitor. All is ‘clear.’ This Line Resonates with Yang in First Place. This is the right moment, advises Magister Liu. True Yang Energy i ...more
I found it pretty insightful and hope that i can find it useful in the future. I haven't spent enough time with it to be able to recommend it but i suspect most people would find the sort of input that the I Ching can offer to be ...more
Scholars estimate that the I Ching dates back to around 825 B.C., meaning that it predates Homer’s Iliad by 75 years or so. As the I Ching is a divination manual, I expect t ...more
* They are officially published under that name
* They are traditional stories not attributed to a specific author
* They are religious texts not generally attributed to a specific author
Books whose authorship is merely uncertain should be attributed to Unknown.
Do not turn and run, for there is nowhere worthwhile for you to go. Do not attempt to push ahead into the danger... emulate the example of the water: Pause and build up your strength until the obstacle no longer represents a blockage.”