By: James Byrd
A. Hexagram 61 is Zhong Fu, or Center Returning. Further variations are Lower Truth and Central Return. The lower trigram is Dui: open, swamp or forest. The upper trigram is Xun: ground or wind.
B. The Judgment1. Inner Truth. Pigs and fishes.
It furthers one to cross the great water.
2. Perseverance furthers.
C. The Image1. Wind over lake: the image of Inner Truth.
a) Thus the superior man discusses criminal cases
b) In order to delay executions.
II. Another interpretation
"Legge: Inner Truth denotes the highest quality of man, giving its possessor the power to prevail with spiritual beings, with other men and with lower creatures. There are two magnetic lines in the center and two dynamic lines above and below them. The magnetic lines represent the heart and mind free from all preoccupation, without any consciousness of self. The two dynamic lines immediately above and below them are each in the center of their respective trigram, and denote the solid virtue of one so free from selfishness." Credit | James DeKorne's Official Website - The Gnostic Book of Changes - Hexagram 61
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