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On July 9, 2018 at 3:36 PM 

shall i let it go?

and received a response of:
old yin
yin
old yin
old yang
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 third line:
Smothered light on a southern expedition.

Their great chief is captured.

One cannot be hasty to establish rule.
The fourth line:
Enter at the left front, capturing

the heart of smothered light.

Going in and out of gates and halls.
The sixth line:
Not a bright night.

First rise into the sky,

then plunge into the earth.
yang
yin
yang
yin
yin
yin
 

35 Advancing

The Statement of the second hexagram

Marquis Kang receives gifts

of many breeding horses,

welcoming them three times

in one day.
 
 

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

Brightness emerges above
the earth: advancing.
The noble one brightens
her own virtue.