Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

遁卦 (Hidding Gua) 乙酉 (Upper Number 9, Lower Number 4)

遁卦 (Hidding Gua) or ‘Dùn’ Gua; often written as 遯卦 has an an upper Qian (乾) Trigram and a lower Gen (艮) Trigram. Sometimes when all the odd are against us, the wisest course of action is to take a step back and reflect. This is the key learning point of the thirty-third Gua, or ‘Retreat’.

遁卦 (Hidding Gua) is like a wise hermit retreating from society, out of righteous indignation, to meditate and reflect on how to build a better world; as active resistance will be no more effective than fighting the tide.

遁卦 (Hidding Gua) elements (五行) belongs to Metal (金); if the facing / sitting / door of the house or apartment is this Gua (卦), it is suitable for resident with annual pillar Fire Rooster (丁酉), Fire Dog (丙戌), Earth Dog (戊戌), Metal Dog (庚戌).