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Summary of the Book 'I Ching The Book Of Changes':
Emperor Gaozong (12 June 1107 ? 9 November 1187) born Zhao Gou was the tenth emperor of the Song Dynasty of China and the first emperor of the Southern Song. He reigned from 1127 to 1162. He fled south after the Jurchens overran Kaifeng in the Jingkang Incident hence the beginning of the Southern Song dynasty 1127?1279. Gaozong re-established his seat of government in Linan (?? todays Hangzhou ??).
Excerpts from the Book 'I Ching The Book Of Changes':
... and wife looking on each other with averted eyes. 4. The fourth six, divided, shows its subject possessed of sincerity. The danger of bloodshed ... ... the representative of) the union of men in relation with his kindred. There will be occasion for regret. 3. The third NINE, undivided, (shows ... ... will be advantageous. 6. The sixth six, divided, shows us humility that has made itself recognized. The subject of it will with advantage ... ... fall into no error. 6. The sixth NINE, undivided, shows its subject contemplating his character to see if it be indeed that of a superior ... ... on) a white horse, and furnished with wings, (he seeks union with the subject of the first line), while (the intervening third pursues), not as a ... ... shows one who is free from insincerity, and yet has fallen ill. Let him not use medicine, and he will have occasion for joy (in his recovery). ... ... with death, to be rejected (by all)! 5. The fifth six, divided, shows its subject as one with tears flowing in torrents, and groaning in ... ... and getting his horns entangled. 4. The fourth NINE, undivided, shows (a case in which) firm correctness leads to good fortune, and occasion ... ... be good fortune. 3. The third NINE, undivided, shows its subject (treating) the members of the household with stern severity. There will be ... ... OF CHANGES XL THE KIEH HEXAGRAM ___ ___ ___ ___ _________ ___ ___ _________ ___ ___ CHIEH ... ... there will be mutual confidence.' 5. The fifth six, divided, shows (its subject), the superior man (=the ruler), executing his function of ... ... CHING. THE BOOK OF CHANGES XLV THE TSUI HEXAGRAM ___ ___ _________ _________ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ TS'UI ... ... adorned with metal in front of him. There will be occasion for regret, but the end will be good. 5. The fifth NINE, undivided, shows ... ... 5. The fifth six, divided, shows the caldron with yellow ears and rings of metal in them. There will be advantage through being firm and correct. ... ... ___ _________ _________ KUEI MEI Kwei Mei indicates that (under the conditions which it denotes) action ... ... and correct as he ought to be, there will be good fortune. 1. The first six, divided, shows the stranger mean and meanly occupied. ... ... If he receive them respectfully, there will be good fortune in the end. I CHING. THE BOOK OF CHANGES LIX THE HWAN HEXAGRAM _________ _________ ___ ... ... ascending) till the issue is evil. 2. The second six, divided, shows its subject passing by his grandfather, and meeting with his grandmother ... ... NINE, undivided, shows how its subject may have the leathern belt conferred on him (by the sovereign), and thrice it shall be taken from him in a ... ... of the year. Let me sound a warning however. When this... >>read more<