Hexagram 12 Text

Hexagram 12 Text


Divination: Later Heaven Name and Number:


(Sequential: Alternative Name and Number:

  1. Strong Obligations, Trust)



Zodiac:……….15° – 18° Scorpio

Calendar:………Northern Hemisphere: Nov 4 to Nov 7 approx

………………..Southern Hemisphere: May 5 to May 8 approx

House 5:……..45° – 42° setting to IC

Time of day:….09:00 to 09:12 PM (Local Mean Time or Sun Dial time)

Aspect:………..45° – 42° Waning (Semi-Square – separating)

Moon Phase:.. Waning New Moon Phase (45° – 00°)

……………………(10½ to 14 days after the Full Moon).



Heaven above, earth below.

Light above, darkness below.

Strength without, receptivity within.

One does not force one’s way,

But takes advantage of the moment when it arises.

One will act independently

Only after everyone else is taken care of.

It will often be difficult to find time for oneself.



The meek will inherit the earth.

Everyone has their place.

If you are too forceful,

You will be left behind.

Do not distinguish yourself.

The way of the mother is on the rise.

Contemplate the situation.

Understand the circumstances of others.

Action for the need of the group is good.



Active without, passive within.

Strong individuals within a group.

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.

If the strong are self-interested

And do not protect the weak

That community will not survive.

Personal vulnerabilities will affect outer performance.

If one considers inner sensitivity to be weakness

There will be cause for regret.



The mother to the father.

She is receptive. He is creative.

She is yielding. He is firm.

She strives to take care of responsibilities.

He strives to be free.

She is always busy. He does what he will.

She will respond to circumstances.

He will make things happen.

She listens. He talks.

She worries. He laughs.

She understands. He thinks.

She is inclusive. He is independent.

She is the spirit of the team. He is the spirit of the individual.

She considers vulnerabilities. He considers strength.

She understands what is needed. He does not want to feel obliged.

She cannot force him to listen. He will not want to follow.



Pentans-08SC 15-18 Hx-12 Standstill

15-18 SC: 12. Standstill

Freedom of the mother.

The power of togetherness.

Responsibilities first.

One takes one’s moments when they come.

The demands made by others can feel oppressive.

Do what is required, not what is desired.

One cannot satisfy everyone. One cannot do everything

It is enough to be reliable.

Smile and the world smiles with you. Frown and you frown alone.

A New Interpretation of Hexagrams! Without the Superior Man!