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Hexagram 18: Poison

Statement: Poison brings the great continuing. Advance across the great river. Before starting: three days. After starting: three days.


Top trigram: Mountain


Bottom trigram: Wind


Hexagram Number: 18

Hexagram Name: Poison

Line 1 comment: Manage father's poison. Let his child examine. No fault amid such harshness. In the end, fortune.

Line 2 comment: Manage mother's poison. One cannot be firm.

Line 3 comment: Manage father's poison. The young have regrets. No great fault.

Line 4 comment: Ample is father's poison. Going forward, one will see deprivation.

Line 5 comment: Manage father's poison. Make use of honor.

Line 6 comment: Do not serve king or lords. Your own affairs are of higher importance.

The image Wind below the mountain: poison. The noble one stirs the people and nourishes virtue.

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