Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

漸卦 (Gradual Progression Gua) 癸酉 (Upper Number 2, Lower Number 7)

漸卦 (Gradual Progression Gua) prounced as Jiàn (pinyin) as in the verse 逐渐 – Zhú Jiàn is form by an upper Xun (巽) Trigram over a lower Gen (艮) Trigram. This means the fields, forest and vegetation that we see is not growm overnight; but took years for the trees to become strong and for the shrubs / grasses to cover the plains (as natural growth always takes time).

漸卦 (Gradual Progression Gua) reinforce the thinking that its easy in modern times to become impatient and hasty. While people start to believe that everything should happen immediately (becoming forceful and aggressive), Gua suggests the story of the tortoise and the hare – slow and steady will win the race. Be patient and diligent, make sure to perform our tasks in the proper manner and never be tempted to cut corners.

漸卦 (Gradual Progression Gua) elements (五行) belongs to Fire (火); if the facing / sitting / door of the house or apartment is this Gua (卦), it is suitable for resident with annual pillar Metal Rooster (辛酉), Wood Dog (甲戌), Metal Pig (辛亥), Fire Pig (丁亥).