19. 地澤臨 Lin / Approach

臨:元,亨,利,貞。至于八月有凶。
彖曰:臨,剛浸而長。說而順,剛中而應,大亨以
正,天之道也。至于八月有凶,消不久也。



象曰:澤上有地,臨﹔君子以教思無窮,容保民無
疆。




初九:咸臨,貞吉。
象曰:咸臨貞吉,志行正也。

九二:咸臨,吉無不利。
象曰:咸臨,吉無不利﹔未順命也。

六三:甘臨,無攸利。既憂之,無咎。
象曰:甘臨,位不當也。既憂之,咎不長也。

六四:至臨,無咎。
象曰:至臨無咎,位當也。

六五:知臨,大君之宜,吉。
象曰:大君之宜,行中之謂也。

上六:敦臨,吉無咎。
象曰:敦臨之吉,志在內也。
The Judgement
Approach has supreme success.
Perseverance furthers. When the eighth month
comes, There will be misfortune.

The Image
The earth above the lake:
The image of Approach. Thus the superior
man is inexhaustible In his will to teach,
And without limits
In his tolerance and protection of the people.

The Lines

Joint approach.
Perseverance brings good fortune.

Joint approach. Good fortune.
Everything furthers.

Comfortable approach. Nothing that would
further. If one is induced to grieve over it,
One becomes free of blame.


Complete approach.
No blame.

Wise approach.
This is right for a great prince.
Good fortune.

Greathearted approach.
Good fortune. No blame.
坤上  above K'un The Receptive, Earth
兌下  below Tui The Joyous, Lake