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On June 25, 2018 at 5:40 PM 

Mesmursz?

and received a response of:
yin
old yin
yin
old yang
old yin
old yang
 

36 Smothered Light

The Statement of the first hexagram

Smothered light.

Gain is difficult: persist.

The changing lines

The first line:
Smothered light in flight, hanging wings.

The wise one travels and has no food

for three days, but finds the destination:

the host responds.
The second line:
Smothered light: injury in the left thigh.

Exert horselike strength to rescue.

Fortunate.
The third line:
Smothered light on a southern expedition.

Their great chief is captured.

One cannot be hasty to establish rule.
The fifth line:
The smothered light of Jizi:

gainful virtue.
yin
yang
yin
yin
yang
yin
 

29 Pit

The Statement of the second hexagram

Repeated pits.
Have confidence.
Tether your heart and continue.
Action brings honor.
 
 

The Image of the first hexagram

Brilliance
in the earth's core:
smothered light.
The noble one
governs the multitude
by obscurity-
but with enlightenment.
 
 

The Image of the second hexagram

Flowing water comes:
repeated pits.
The noble one moves
with constant virtue, and
repeatedly teaches
the critical matters.