Chien / Development (Gradual Progress)

Sun The Gentle, Wind

K^en Keeping Still, Mountain

The Judgement

Development. The maiden Is given in marriage. Good fortune. Perseverance furthers.

The Image

On the mountain, a tree: The image of Development. Thus the superior man abides in dignity and virtue, In order to improve the mores.

The Lines

Yin at the beginning means: The wild goose gradually draws near the shore. The young son is in danger. There is talk. No blame.

Yin in the second place means: The wild goose gradually draws near the cliff. Eating and drinking in peace and concord. Good fortune.

Yang in the third place means: The wild goose gradually draws near the plateau. The man goes forth and does not return. The woman carries a child but does not bring it forth. Misfortune. It furthers one to fight off robbers.

Yin in the fourth place means: The wild goose gradually draws near the tree. Perhaps it will find a flat branch. No blame.

Yang in the fifth place means: The wild goose gradually draws near the summit. For three years the woman has no child. In the end nothing can hinder her. Good fortune.

Yang at the top means: The wild goose gradually draws near the cloud heights. Its feathers can be used for the sacred dance. Good fortune.

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