Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

明夷卦 (Dimming Light Gua) 辛丑 (Upper Number 1, Lower Number 3)

明夷卦 (Dimming Light Gua) is formed by an upper Kun (坤) Trigram against a lower Li (離) Trigram. This is the exact reverse of the formation for the Jin (晉) Gua. The sun have fallen beneath the earth, this means the sun itself has sustained injury and that it is wounded, fallen and needs time to heal. The word 夷 ‘Yi’ means wound.

明夷卦 (Dimming Light Gua) reminds us that sometimes it is necessary for us to be gentle with ourselves; when we are weakened due to physical or emotional pain, we need to respect that the body and mind by giving it time to recover.

明夷卦 (Dimming Light Gua) elements (五行) belongs to Water (水); if the facing / sitting / door of the house or apartment is this Gua (卦), it is suitable for resident with annual pillar Water Ox (癸丑), Wood Rat (甲子), FIre Rat (丙子), Fire Rabbit (丁卯).

Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

晉卦 (Progression Gua) 乙亥 (Upper Number 3, Lower Number 3)

晉卦 (Progression Gua) or sometimes known as “Advancement” Gua. The formation of this Gua presents an upper Li (離) Trigram with a Lower Kun (坤) Trigram. Giving an imagery of the rising sun, which at first appears dimly through the mists; this light will radiate with powerful clarity once the sun has reached its high position in the sky. It represent a new day dawning and also of light chasing away the shadows, removing doubt and allowing clarity of vision.

晉卦 (Progression Gua) is an auspicious Gua, as the imagery of the sun also indicate that although there might have been uncertainty, the way ahead will become clear as time (sun) progress forward. The key concept about forging ahead and take actions in order to accomplish great things and rewards.

晉卦 (Progression Gua) elements (五行) belongs to Wood (木); if the facing / sitting / door of the house or apartment is this Gua (卦), it is suitable for resident with annual pillar Fire Pig (丁亥), Earth Pig (己亥), Metal Pig (辛亥), Earth Rooster (己酉).