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

Hexagram 8: Joining

Statement: Joining brings fortune. Repeating the divination by yarrow stalks brings a supreme and lasting omen without fault. Those who are not sure will join the plan. Those who are late will meet misfortune.


Top trigram: Water


Bottom trigram: Earth


Hexagram Number: 8

Hexagram Name: Joining

Line 1 comment: Have confidence. Joining is without fault. Be as full of trust as an overflowing pot. At last, another will come. Fortune.

Line 2 comment: Joining from within our own people. Pure fortune.

Line 3 comment: Joining with robbers.

Line 4 comment: Joining with those outside. Pure fortune.

Line 5 comment: Glorious joining. The king uses three beaters to flush the birds before him, but citizens need no such coercion. Fortune.

Line 6 comment: Joining without a leader: misfortune.

The image Water pooled on the earth: joining. The early kings founded the myriad nations, and kept close ties with all the leaders.

browse hexagrams

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

please tell me about a possible relationship with a south american woman
what do i need to know about the truth
for me
for me
Question 1
for me
Can you please tell me if my ex-partner is having trouble with his family
what do i want to work on
How do I deal with this terrible upset
Can you please tell me about my ex-partner's feelings towards me
Was it covid
can you please tell me about my love relationship situation
Can you please tell me if my partner will contact me again.
what can I expect if I reach out
for me
Can you please tell me if my partner loves me sincerely and wants to be with me
Should I ask her
What of removing or her contact details
When next
will I meet a new love
for me
What will happen, if I don't go to Galanaki's presentation tonight
for me
What will happen, if I don't ask Thalia out
Am I done with this
What will happen, if I make a pass on Archontia tomorrow
What will happen, if I go to Okumura's dharma talk
Will I make a sale today
What will happen, if I take the crime novel writing course with Eftychia Giannaki
When will Grammy pass
This week's forecast
Will financial help come soon
Is my life in danger because I live here
for me
for me
for me
for me
W r
what do I need to know
Am I too late to save my business