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Hexagram 33: Withdrawal

Statement: Withdrawal. Continue. Small gains in persisting.


Top trigram: Heaven


Bottom trigram: Mountain


Hexagram Number: 33

Hexagram Name: Withdrawal

Line 1 comment: Withdrawing at the tail of evil. No use to have a place to go.

Line 2 comment: Hold using yellow ox hide, but do not declare victory.

Line 3 comment: Disease and evil come with withdrawal. Control servants and maids for fortune.

Line 4 comment: A fitting withdrawal. For the wise one, fortune. For the inferior one, evil.

Line 5 comment: An excellent withdrawal. Pure fortune.

Line 6 comment: Wealth withdrawn. Nothing but gain.

The image A mountain under heaven: withdrawal. The noble one keeps distant from vile people, not with hatred, but with dignity.

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