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HEXAGRAM 14: BOUNTY

Self-possession. Great success.

The Lines (base to top)

Do not go against the grain
Large enough to bear the load
Preparing for the master
At temples no sacrifice
Captives run about afraid
Heaven smiles on all of them

Commentary

Fire over heaven. A shining beacon.

The place of honor, the fifth line, is given to a weak or modest person, who is supported by all the other lines. Even those who are not full of themselves can gain success.

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