47 — Oppression — HEXAGRAM NUMBER FORTY-SEVEN –. OPPRESSION. Other titles: Exhaustion, The Symbol of Repression and Confinement, Adversity. I Ching Hexagram 47 – The embarrassment – Circumstances or appearances play a negative role. Justifying oneself is useless, one will be understood later. Archetype Oppression. CR P02 C47 A Therefore they set taskmasters over them to oppress them with forced labor. They built supply cities, Pithom and.

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This line changes the hexagram to number forty, Liberation, suggesting that through submission to Oppression one eventually attains freedom. Hexagrrama hidden influence of Family can show dynamics at play when you feel your buttons have been pushed.

He is not responsive.

He hexagraka overwhelmed and has no immediate prospects of deliverance. I don’t mean to sound harsh, but from what you’ve written in your other thread it sounds like you had to cater for one too many family insecurities there. This makes a lot more sense, as in fact, I do feel very cut off now and have been going through a period of great personal difficulty, loneliness and depression.

Gareth Knight — Qabalistic Symbolism A. Nevertheless, mediocre performance does not necessarily portend failure. Though you confront many difficulties, this is not your fault. On the other there is 47, offering a sense of exhaustion and depression, and that whatever I have to say has no effect on others – that in fact, I’m headed for a lot of loneliness and that I need to prepare for that I read Most translations render this line as a golden carriage a luxurious vehicleslowly transporting the subject of the fourth line to his destination.


He speaks to us in dreams and tells us how differently he sees us from the way we see hexagrams. The middle brings blessing. The correct position of the line.

Complementary hexagram 22 – Taking the time One doesn’t let oneself be dazzled by tempting offers. You are in the Inspiring phase of this Pair. Therefore sages go directly forth to good fortune, resolving this.

Exhausted in hexageama, in distress, thinking there will be regret if one acts, one does regret.

This inner re-grouping lets your real purpose shine. If you stir up sorrow then there will be sorrowing. For a full explanation of the third line, Chu Hsi refers the reader to what Confucius said on it: This is a common, inevitable and potentially defeating experience for anyone doing serious inner work:. He then sits down to examine his toe, only to find he has chosen hexagdama sit on a bed of thorns.

Some kind of hxagrama prevails.

I Ching Hexagram 47

The source of common value has been corrupted by those who seek only their own gain. Exhaustion develops the righteous. Hence line two is straitened while he fares sumptuously. He enters his house and does not see his wife. The offering can be allowing the ego needs to fall away so that you connect with a spiritual perspective.

The sixth line, magnetic, shows its subject straitened, as if bound with creepers; or in a high and dangerous position, and saying to herself: There is no water in the lake: Even with the patience of a saint this can only lead to exhaustion.

One is not believed but if they show their dedication, then they will be listened to.

Our common reaction to painful difficulty, consciously or unconsciously, is “what hxeagrama I done to deserve this? One sits oppressed under a bare tree and strays into a gloomy valley. Plotinus — The Enneads A. The line is at the bottom of the trigram of Peril, and her correlate fourth line is unable to render help. You will soon find support. You ostensibly have all you need but you feel oppressed by lack of recognition. Since both bodies of water tend to move downward, eventually the Lake is drained.


This seeming oppression should not even bother you. Make the hidden connections. Bureaucracy stands in the way of progress. Liberation suggests freedom although there is not much you can change in the situation.

iChing Oppression

Though words be spoken, they will not inspire confidence. This is a common, inevitable and potentially defeating experience for anyone doing serious inner work: At the same time, communicating openly with those you trust is also important, for in times of calamity, talking and feeling are part of the healing. One is gloomy and not clear.

He sits on thorns and thistles. One is oppressed while at meat and drink. What you seek is all around you, and the connection is immanent.

Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away. Jung — Civilization in Transition. Feeling regret is a means to obtain good fortune. Do as little as possible. This turns your need to influence the world around you into inner self-cultivation.

One does not want to continue but they can succeed.