Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

損卦 (Wearing-Off Gua) 丁卯 (Upper Number 6, Lower Number 9)

損卦 (Wearing-Off Gua) the word 損 sǔn is translates as ‘Decreasing’. Hence, sometimes known as ‘Decreasing’ gua. The formation here is one in which an upper Gen (艮) Trigram meets with a lower Dui (兌) Trigram.

The chinese folk phrase “吃虧就是占便宜” literally sums up the essence of 損卦. Therefore, A wise and benevolent leader should not gain his wealth and assets at the expense of his citizens or supporters; to give means to benefit. In warfare, this means necessary to accept tactical losses in order to be able to move forward.

損卦 (Wearing-Off 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 Wood Rabbit (乙卯), Water Dragon (壬辰), Metal Dragon (庚辰), Fire Dragon (丙辰).