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Hexagram 52: Stilling

Statement: One stills one's back and does not move one's body. There is movement in one's courtyard, but one does not see one's people. No fault.


Top trigram: Mountain


Bottom trigram: Mountain


Hexagram Number: 52

Hexagram Name: Stilling

Line 1 comment: Stilling one's feet. No fault. Gain through everlasting virtue.

Line 2 comment: Stilling one's calves. One cannot raise one's followers. One's heart is unhappy.

Line 3 comment: Stilling one's waist. Splitting the muscles of the back. Cruelty smokes one's heart.

Line 4 comment: Stilling his trunk. No fault.

Line 5 comment: Stilling his jaws. Speech is orderly. Regrets vanish.

Line 6 comment: Deep and honest stillness. Fortunate.

The image Doubled mountains: stillness. The noble one does not consider matters beyond his position.

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