How to use I-ching in a sentence
Just make sure you choose coins from a positive and prosperous dynasty such as the I-Ching Dynasty.
Yeah, I'm just tired, and my throat is itching this morning.
I mean, it'll make the bumps go away after a few days, and it'll stop itching right now.
Through personal experience, dream interpretation and I Ching divination become part of a single experience.
I'm itching to use those pretty gruff graphs, but so far I've come up dry...Advertisement
I think we are all just itching to get back into action.
Ancient methods of prediction also include I Ching and Pythagorean numerology, which is also widely used today.
In the eighties I studied astrology and transpersonal psychology and researched into Jungian approaches to reading tarot and I Ching.
Should I take her to the vet to rule out allergies or other etiology for the itching?
I started feeding him a more raw diet for the last couple of years and found a tar-based shampoo that really helped with the itching for at least a couple of days at a time.Advertisement
A form of divination providing inspiration and answers from the world's oldest oracle, free I Ching readings are based on ancient Chinese wisdom.
Through the centuries, others that contributed to the I Ching include the Duke of Chou, King Wen and Confucius.
Based on the concept of yin and yang, the I Ching symbolizes the forces, changes and balance of the universe.
These constantly changing forces of nature are described in the I Ching.
The I Ching is a collection of 64 short essays, each assigned to one of 64 figures made up of a combination of six continuous or broken lines, called hexagrams.Advertisement
These figures are the heart of the I Ching and its use as a divination tool.
For thousands of years people have sought guidance and the answers to many of life's questions from the I Ching.
When the I Ching coins are tossed, the result is recorded by making a solid line or a broken line.
It is possible to have an I Ching reading online.
Some of the websites offer free I Ching readings, others provide a reading for a nominal fee.Advertisement
Homebrew provides a simple I Ching tool.
Free I Ching readings are a fun way to explore the possibilities of certain situations.
However, it is important to remember that although the I Ching is a book of wisdom, your final decisions are always in your own hands.
Some background will help you make the best use of I Ching explanations when you cast coins or sticks.
The origins of the I Ching can be traced back over 3,000 years to the Zhou dynasty in China, and its verbal traditions are probably far older than that.Advertisement
Useful not only as a method of divination, the I Ching is a complex text that outlines the principles of change and transformation that are a part of the human condition.
When using coins or sticks in I Ching fortune telling, the requester thinks of a simple question that has a specific focus and casts either three coins or 49 yarrow sticks to find the answers.
The results will be the creation of a hexagram of six stacked lines that are either broken or solid and correspond to one of the I Ching Explanations.
There are 64 possible six-line combinations, or hexagrams, so there are 64 basic explanations in the I Ching.
It can be challenging to read I Ching explanations because they have so many levels of meaning.Advertisement
This is one of the ways that the I Ching builds complexity by creating layers of meaning as part of the process of divination.
It's also one of the reasons the I Ching has survived as a popular method of fortune-telling for thousands of years.
You don't need special equipment to cast coins for an I Ching interpretive reading.
You now have a hexagram that corresponds to a numbered I Ching explanation.
To unlock the I Ching explanations, you will need to look up the hexagram by number, as well as any hexagrams created by the changing lines that occurred by casting sixes and nines.Advertisement
For the best results, approach the I Ching with a quiet mind.
Unlocking the secrets of the I Ching is a process of discovery, both of the way opposites work to achieve balance and harmony in nature and in the human spirit.
There are many I Ching translations available.
All of them explain the basic 64 hexagrams used in I Ching divination.
The origins of the I Ching come to us from pre history, a time when the philosophy of balance between opposites was probably maintained by an oral tradition.Advertisement
By 672 BC, the I Ching was growing in popularity and, during the Warring States period of 475-221 BC, was assembled into book form.
This is the first translation of the I Ching into English and the text is a an accurate translation.
Unfortunately, James Legge was not a devotee of the I Ching and considered divination poppycock.
This is a scholarly treatment of the I Ching with a focus on its earliest meanings.
It can be a fascinating addition to an existing I Ching library, but tackle it after you have some experience to help you appreciate the challenge of making connections between this and other translations.Advertisement
This is a comprehensive character-by-character translation which includes a concordance that will let you explore the I Ching in new ways.
The origin of I Ching is obscured in oral tradition but was first mentioned in text some 3,000 years ago during the Chinese Zhou Dynasty.
I Ching can guide you to achieve balance between the yin and yang energies within yourself and any external circumstances or situations by offering you specific actions as directed by the I Ching Oracle (Book of Changes).
The Chinese have employed I Ching in feng shui readings.
If you've discovered a problem area in your home, I Ching can help you correct it.Advertisement
You can find all 64 hexagram meanings within the I Ching oracle, the ancient guide for deciphering hexagrams.
This method of I Ching divination uses yarrow sticks instead of coins.
If you don't want to purchase coins or yarrow sticks, you can use some of the many online virtual I Ching divination tools.
Whichever method you choose to use for I Ching readings, this ancient form of divination can assist you in your feng shui efforts.
The Internet provides many opportunities for you to receive free I Ching readings based on the ancient Chinese method of divination.
The oldest form of divination, the I Ching oracle provides insight and guidance in the form of hexagram patterns.
There are many websites offering I Ching readings for free.
The following websites are a sampling of those offering I Ching readings for free.
Online Clarity gives seekers I Ching readings for free with the choice of a Hilary Barrett translation or a Legge translation.
Hilary Barrett is an I Ching diviner, teacher and author.
In 1882, Dr. James Legge of Oxford University translated the I Ching known as the Yi Jing, the Book of Changes into English.
Free I Ching readings are a useful tool in the practice of feng shui.
Namely, the runes, numerology and the I Ching are featured here as well.