Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

未濟卦 (Prior Completion Gua) 甲申 (Upper Number 3, Lower Number 9)

未濟卦 (Prior Completion Gua) is form by an an upper Li (離) Trigram on a lower Kan (坎) Trigram. This is the opposite of 既濟卦 (Post Completion Gua). This is the last hexagram of the iChing. It suggests that the ever-spinning wheel of life that never reaches a final conclusion / commencement is pending.

未濟卦 (Prior Completion Gua) imagery give a sense of stability. The Kan (坎) Trigram which represent water is settled below and Li (離) Trigram is burning and emitting light from above.

未濟卦 (Prior Completion Gua) for iChing Practitioners would understand that this stability is merely an illusion as all the Yao (爻) are not at their comfortable position. This represents change is forthcoming. A reminder that people need to seek motivation and inspiration; keep moving forward even in the face of adversity.

未濟卦 (Prior Completion 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 Monkey (丙申), Earth Monkey (戊申), Metal Monkey (庚申), Earth Horse (戊午).

Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

既濟卦 (Post Completion Gua) 甲寅 (Upper Number 7, Lower Number 9)

既濟卦 (Post Completion Gua) is form by an an upper Kan (坎) Trigram on a lower Li (離) Trigram. This formation is one which shows a perfect balance between the Yin and Yang Yao. This suggests that everything is in its proper place and functioning perfectly.

既濟卦 (Post Completion Gua) imagery is alike the 12 cycle (used in BaZi – 八字); when situation are in the peak; wealth, fortune, blessing and reputation are attained. But, as we are enjoying this rewarding situation/ phrase, the laws of the nature dictate that what follows success and peak is decline, tomb and decay.

既濟卦 (Post Completion Gua) for iChing Practitioners would understand that this perfect balance between Yin and Yang Yao is predominantly out of place and a lot of work and cultivation needs to be done mentally and physically (behind the scene). As Kan (坎) Trigram which represent water is suppose to flow down (but is on Top) while Li (離) Trigram which represent fire is trying to escalate upwards. Water is boiling + Fire is cooling indicate a need for cultivation (修行).

既濟卦 (Post Completion 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 Fire TIger (丙寅), Earth Tiger (戊寅), Metal Tiger (庚寅), Earth Rat (戊子).

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Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

小過卦 (Lesser Excess Gua) 辛酉 (Upper Number 8, Lower Number 3)

小過卦 (Lesser Excess Gua) is form by an upper Zhen (震) Trigram on a lower Gen (艮) Trigram. This gives an indication of restraint and acceptance. The roaring echo of Thunder in the Mountains can creates an exceptional loud sound.

小過卦 (Lesser Excess Gua) gives an imagery of our modern days living. With social media, people, experts, practitioners, consultant and professionals then to act like ‘thunder’ – being loud and expressive, with interactive channels and supporters/ fans. The ‘Thunder’ puts on showmanship and it merely stays at a level of showmanship, it is not potent as it seems (i.e. bold talks but lacking in substance).

小過卦 (Lesser Excess 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 Earth Rooster (己酉), Water Rooster (癸酉), Wood Dog (甲戌), Fire Pig (丁亥).

Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

孚卦 (Sincerity Gua) 辛卯 (Upper Number 2, Lower Number 3)

孚卦 (Sincerity Gua) or 中孚卦 came from the word 孚 – Fú meaning to trust, to believe in.

孚卦 (Sincerity Gua) is formed by an upper Xun 巽 Trigram on a lower Dui (兌) Trigram. This creates an image of wind over water, in this case a lake or marsh; an image of peace and tranquility, a serenity that is enjoy thru’ sincerity.

孚卦 (Sincerity 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 Earth Rabbit (己卯), Water Rabbit (癸卯), Wood Snake (乙巳), Fire Snake (丁巳).

Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

節卦 (Moderation Gua) 己卯 (Upper Number 7, Lower Number 8)

節卦 (Moderation Gua) came from the word 节制 – Jié Zhì meaning to control, restrict, administer.

節卦 (Moderation Gua) is made up of an upper Kan (坎) Trigram on a lower Dui (兌) Trigram. This give an image of excessive water over the marsh / wetlands. The marsh / wetlands now become waterlogged, this flooding ruin the delicate ecosystem, causing plants and animals to die or flee. There is a call for a degree of control, but it needs to be administered with high level of sensitivity.

節卦 (Moderation Gua) reminds us the importance to avoid extreme behaviours (i.e. overeating, oversleeping, exhaustion or emotions and bias).

節卦 (Moderation 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 Rabbit (辛卯), Water Rabbit (癸卯), Wood Snake (乙巳), Fire Snake (丁巳).