57. 巽為風 Sun / The Gentle (The Penetrating, Wind)

巽:小亨,利攸往,利見大人。
彖曰:重巽以申命,剛巽乎中正而志行。柔皆順乎
剛,是以小亨,利有攸往,利見大人。


象曰:隨風,巽﹔君子以申命行事。





初六:進退,利武人之貞。
象曰:進退,志疑也。利武人之貞,志治也。

九二:巽在囗下,用史巫紛若,吉無咎。
象曰:紛若之吉,得中也。

九三:頻巽,吝。
象曰:頻巽之吝,志窮也。

六四:悔亡,田獲三品。
象曰:田獲三品,有功也。

九五:貞吉悔亡,無不利。無初有終,先庚三日,后
庚三日,吉。
象曰:九五之吉,位正中也。


上九:巽在囗下,喪其資斧,貞凶。
象曰:巽在囗下,上窮也。喪其資斧,正乎凶也。

囗 = 爿 + 木 = 床
The Judgement
The Gentle. Success through what is small.
It furthers one to have somewhere to go.
It furthers one to see the great man.

The Image
Winds following one upon the other:
The image of the Gently Penetrating. Thus the
superior man Spreads his commands abroad
And carries out his undertakings.

The Lines

In advancing and in retreating,
The perseverance of a warrior furthers.


Penetration under the bed.
Priests and magicians are used in great
number. Good fortune. No blame.

Repeated penetration. Humiliation.


Remorse vanishes. During the hunt
Three kinds of game are caught.

Perseverance brings good fortune.
Remorse vanishes. Nothing that does not
further. No beginning, but an end.
Before the change, three days.
After the change, three days. Good fortune.

Penetration under the bed.
He loses his property and his ax.
Perseverance brings misfortune.
巽上  above Sun The Gentle, Wind
巽下  below Sun The Gentle, Wind