20. Kuan - Contemplation (View) ----- ----- above Sun The Gentle, Wind -- -- -- -- -- -- below K'un The Receptive, Earth -- -- The Judgement Contemplation. The ablution has been made, But not yet the offering. Full of trust they look up to him. The Image The wind blows over the earth: The image of Contemplation. Thus the kings of old visited the regions of the world, Contemplated the people, And gave them instruction. The Lines Six at the beginning means: Boylike contemplation. For an inferior man, no blame. For a superior man, humiliation. Six in the second place means: Contemplation through the crack of the door. Furthering for the perseverance of a woman. Six in the third place means: Contemplation of my life Decides the choice Between advance and retreat. Six in the fourth place means: Contemplation of the light of the kingdom. It furthers one to exert influence as the guest of a king. () Nine in the fifth place means: Contemplation of my life. The superior man is without blame. () Nine at the top means: Contemplation of his life. The superior man is without blame.
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