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How to Use the I Ching for Divination
by jasonmoo in Culture & Society
The I Chung is an ancient book and the concepts behind it predate written language. It is the ancient divination system of China. You can tap into the energy flow of the universe with the I Ching.The predictions of the I Ching are based on the 64 hexagrams of possible patterns for six Yin (broken line) and Yang (solid line). Yin and Yang balance define the potentiality of the future in the I Ching
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How to Tell Fortunes With the I Ching
by l1feh4ck3r in Culture & Society
Throughout history, the I-Ching has been used as both a manual of wisdom and a manual of divining. Ancient users of the text would traditionally cast yarrow stalks, and, though a complex process, would be able to give some hint of fortune to the one seeking it by figuring out a certain hexagram: six lines, either Yin or Yang, one over the other. In total, there are 64 hexagrams to the I-Ching, eac

Themes in the Tao Te Ching
by Will in Arts & Entertainment
The Tao Te Ching is one of the most important books in Chinese philosophy and religion, written by Lao Tzu. It is believed Lao Tzu was the keeper of the Imperial Library and wrote the book around 600BC, but these facts are still debated today. The Tao Te Ching contains many famous Chinese sayings, such as "Even a 1,000 mile journey starts with a single step." The Tao"The Way that can be told of
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How to Practice I Ching
by Boyer C. in Culture & Society
I Ching is a symbol system based around one of the oldest Chinese texts in existence. It is an ancient form of philosophy that is now being used in Western culture to perform psychic readings. If you wish to practice I Ching, you need to learn the basics of the system.Difficulty:ModerateInstructions Get a few books on the I Ching. You can get the "Complete I Ching Gift Set" or "A Guide to the I
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How to Read I Ching Trigrams
by Mytime34 in Culture & Society
The I Ching (Yijing) trigrams represent points on the compass, forces of nature and seasons of the year. There are eight of them comprising the central compass points. You can use them as guides if you know how to read them.Difficulty:ModerateInstructions Remember that the trigrams are built from bottom to top. At one time, you formed a trigram by throwing yarrow sticks, but today practitioners

How to Read the I Ching Hexagrams
by cpacini in Culture & Society
The I Ching hexagrams are based on eight basic trigrams, each of which represents one of the compass points, as well as one of the forces of nature. Reading them takes some intuitive skill, some sense of what your life is and where it's going, as well as a meditative consultation of a well-written book that explains what the 64 possible combinations can mean.Difficulty:ModerateInstructions Thin

The Main Ideas of the Tao Te Ching
by EvilNodZ in Culture & Society
The "Tao Te Ching," or "Daodejing," is considered a classic text of the Chinese philosophy and religion Taoism, or Daoism. Many historians think it was composed about the fourth century BC. However, it is generally attributed to the sage Lao Tzu, who is thought to have lived in the sixth century BC. Text and AuthorThe "Tao Te Ching" consists of 81 chapters describing a concept called the Tao. H
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Symbolic Meanings of the I-Ching
by FriendL in Culture & Society
The I-Ching, or as its also known as, "The Book of Changes," comes from ancient Chinese philosophy. German theologian Richard Wilhelm cites the I-Ching as "unquestionably one of the most important books in the world's literature." While commonly referred to as a source of wisdom, its also widely used as a divination tool. Hexagram SymbolsEvidently written by Duke of Chou and possibly others, th

How to Consult an I Ching Reader
by Ernest Hill in Hobbies, Games & Toys
Anyone familiar with the sayings of Confucius can appreciate the wisdom of the I Ching, a system of hexagrams with a mix of broken and unbroken lines. The I Ching provides us with a link to ancient Chinese wisdom. An experienced reader can guide you with this ancient oracle.Difficulty:ModerateInstructions Decide why you want to consult the I Ching before you choose your reader. A reading can gi

How to Study the I Ching Oracle
by glenn1 in Culture & Society
The I Ching is an ancient Chinese philosophical text, sometimes called the "Book of Changes." It centers on the balance of opposites, evolution of events, and change. Westerners usually regard it only as a system of divination, but it also expresses ancient Chinese culture. Follow these steps to study the I Ching oracle.Difficulty:EasyInstructions Research online to find methods to study the I
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