Hexagram 12 Line 2

Hexagram 12 Line 2

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Six in the second place: (16° – 17° Scorpio)

Influenced by the inadequacies of others

And of one self.

One sees the need for improvement.

The heart is open but the will is weak.

Doing nothing would be better

Than making matters worse.

Appropriate silence.


…..The second place: 16° – 17° Scorpio:  27. The Corners of the Mouth

…..The corners of the mouth.

…..Silence and fasting.

…..One will gain from doing without.


……….Six in the second place:

……….Receptive at heart and considerate.

……….One maintains personal integrity

……….In the face of inconvenience.

……….One will not use force to get one’s way.


Technical Considerations of Line 2:

Broken in an even place

Appropriate receptivity

Yielding at the right time

(Astrological note: This place concerns affairs of Houses 3 and 4)

No Holding Together

Outer Correspondence: Approval and support from Line 5

(Astrological note: Approval and support from Houses 9 and 10)


Trigrams of Influence:

Lower Primary

Lower Nuclear

Zodiac Considerations (Sub-Pentans) for the Second Place:

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