How can I read the I Ching online?

How can I read the I Ching online?

This online reading will cast your primary hexagram, change any lines to generate the relating hexagram and then display all the I Ching texts that are part of your answer. (If you choose the ‘Hilary Barrett translation’ on the next page, the text in italics is from the I Ching, and the rest is excerpted from my interpretive commentary.)

How many lines are there in the I Ching?

Combining these two different kinds of line in groups of six, you get 64 unique ‘stacks’, the hexagrams. To consult the I Ching, you cast six lines, building a hexagram from the bottom up.

Is the I Ching still the same book of change?

Even though you’re doing so through a screen rather than coins or yarrow, it is still the same Book of Change: the same ancient words and images, the same very present power to help. A reading can enable you to see the truths shining through surface appearances, restoring your connection to a deeper flow and meaning within your experience.

Which is the simplest answer in the I Ching?

(The titles of the hexagrams provide the simplest answers – such as Retreating, Approaching, Gathering, Inner Truth, Waiting…) Initially, you cast a single hexagram – the primary hexagram.

Is the I Ching really working for You?

Possessing a history of more than two and a half millennia of commentary and interpretation, the I Ching is an influential text read throughout the world, providing inspiration to the worlds of religion, psychoanalysis, business, literature, and art. Is it really working? Oh, yes! You bet it does.

Who was the first author of the I-Ching?

Fu Xi was the legendary first author of the I-Ching. The arithmetic Liebniz described was binary code, which is used in almost every modern computer, from iPhones to China’s own Tihane-2 supercomputer.