53. 風山漸 Chien / Development (Gradual Progress)

漸:女歸吉,利貞。
彖曰:漸之進也,女歸吉也。進得位,往有功也。進
以正,可以正邦也。其位剛,得中也。 止而巽,動不
窮也。


象曰:山上有木,漸﹔君子以居賢德,善俗。




初六:鴻漸于干,小子厲,有言,無咎。
象曰:小子之厲,義無咎也。

六二:鴻漸于磐,飲食衎衎,吉。
象曰:飲食衎衎,不素飽也。


九三:鴻漸于陸,夫征不復,婦孕不育,凶﹔利御
寇。
象曰:夫征不復,離群丑也。婦孕不育,失其道也。
利用御寇,順相保也。

六四:鴻漸于木,或得其桷,無咎。
象曰:或得其桷,順以巽也。

九五:鴻漸于陵,婦三歲不孕,終莫之勝,吉。
象曰:終莫之勝,吉﹔得所愿也。

上九:鴻漸于逵,其羽可用為儀,吉。
象曰:其羽可用為儀,吉﹔不可亂也。
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

The wild goose gradually draws near the
shore. The young son is in danger.
There is talk. No blame.

The wild goose gradually draws near the cliff.
Eating and drinking in peace and concord.
Good fortune.

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.

The wild goose gradually draws near the tree.
Perhaps it will find a flat branch. No blame.

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.

The wild goose gradually draws near the cloud
heights. Its feathers can be used for the
sacred dance. Good fortune.
巽上  above Sun The Gentle, Wind
艮下  below Kên Keeping Still, Mountain