Sign up   Contact
Free IChing Readings
home
login
quotes
hexagrams
read by questions
about the site
about the book
I-Ching Blog
sign up
I-Ching Online

Hexagram 41: Decrease

Statement: Decrease. Have confidence. Great fortune. No fault if one can be upright. Gain by having a place to go. How should one act? Two square bamboo baskets can be used in offering.

yang
yin
yin
yin
yang
yang

Top trigram: Mountain

yang
yin
yin

Bottom trigram: Lake

yin
yang
yang

Hexagram Number: 41

Hexagram Name: Decrease

Line 1 comment: In your own business, go quickly. No fault. Consider decrease there.

Line 2 comment: Gain is in purity, misfortune is in going. No decrease, but gain there.

Line 3 comment: A group of three travelers is decreased by one person. One person travels and gets a friend.

Line 4 comment: Decrease your hatred. Act quickly and you will have joy. No fault.

Line 5 comment: Someone gains ten groups of turtles no one can defy. Great fortune.

Line 6 comment: No decrease, but gain there. No fault. Pure fortune. Gain by having a place to go. Get servants, but not a house.

The image Lake below mountain: decrease. The noble one halts his anger and curbs his desires.

browse hexagrams




Recent Questions posed to the I Ching that answered with this hexagram

for me
fot ne
What's the best way to share Dao message with others in a non-forceful way or without expecting a result
what shall i do
for me
for me
Business
annual
new products
Who us he h u with now
Are there still a number of them
is it him
use wax paper
everything
for me
why is he back
What shall I do about what he did
for me
for me
what does y think about me
for me
what does y think about me
what about this new beginning
what does y think about me
Why has she stepped down
why do i get no help from anyone at all on this planet
for me
today
for me
for me
for me
My happiness
for me
for me
Will I have a child this coming year
for me
for me
for me
Will he respond
why is my p late