Sign up   Contact
Free IChing Readings
home
login
quotes
hexagrams
read by questions
about the site
about the book
I-Ching Blog
sign up
I-Ching Online

Hexagram 40: Releasing

Statement: Gain in the west and south. No cause to move forward- then comes return, and fortune. To have a place to go: dawn fortune.

yin
yin
yang
yin
yang
yin

Top trigram: Thunder

yin
yin
yang

Bottom trigram: Water

yin
yang
yin

Hexagram Number: 40

Hexagram Name: Releasing

Line 1 comment: No fault.

Line 2 comment: Capturing three foxes in the field, receiving yellow arrows. Pure fortune.

Line 3 comment: Shouldering a bundle on the back, and riding a carriage attracts bandits: pure severity.

Line 4 comment: Releasing the big toe. Friends arrive, and with them, confidence.

Line 5 comment: The superior one rules by releasing. Fortune. One has the confidence of the common people.

Line 6 comment: The duke uses this chance to shoot a hawk from the top of the ramparts. Nothing but gain in capturing.

The image Thunder and rain act: releasing. The noble one pardons errors and forgives offenses.

browse hexagrams




Recent Questions posed to the I Ching that answered with this hexagram

Hallo, ek wou jou prys ken.
Which is the correct way to go as regards my desire for a partnership of deep love
Can you please tell me if my love relationship has a future
WILL I BE ABLE TO MOVE CLOSER TO THIS JOB SOON
Omen of believing that it's someone else causing problems, please.
Where in my arc am I
What is going on
How to accomplish now, please.
What will happen, if I move to Peristeri by the first of June
Kaixo, zure prezioa jakin nahi nuen.
How do I accomplish now, please.
What is my overall story
Of his works, he is especially famous
What to do about D
What is going on
Why is your heart unhappy
55 thousand Greek, 30 thousand Armenian
Will cape Verde defeat Guyana in a football match today
reproduced by hand, in contrast
An vrahi facutw
antiquities. These are the Egyptian papyri
secular brotherhoods of scribes.
for Countess Louise of Savoy
What does my missing f so much tell me about myself
from a printed book, reproduction
What is the biggest deep set obstacle holding me back
Am I deluded about something or someone
Since the era of Charlemagne
What's happening Source
and was erased, and on cleaned
what does he think of me
what does he think of me
My present position, please.
handwritten by the author.
what is going on with me
What approach should I have about him
what is his plan about me
show me, with his eyes
what does he think of me
what does he think of me