Six in the fourth place:
One does not overreact to obstructions.
One does not add insult to injury.
Even if criticized,
One will say nothing.
…..The fourth place: 24. Return, The Turning Point
…..Words will have a shocking effect.
…..Thoughts will lead to actions.
……….Six in the fourth place:
……….One is joined by others.
……….They will help.
……….Difficulties will be overcome.
……….Worries will be left behind.
Technical Considerations of Line 4:
Broken in an even place
Yielding at the right time
(Astrological note: This place concerns the affairs of Houses 7 and 8)
Holding Together with appropriate energy below.
(Astrological note: Appropriate reinforcement from Houses 5 and 6)
Trigrams of Influence:
Zodiac Considerations (Sub-Pentans) for the Fourth Place:
This is one of the six lines (3 solid and 3 broken) that neutralize themselves at 15° Scorpio. In the I Ching there are a total of 24 such neutral lines. This allows for an exact correspondence between 360° of the Zodiac and the remaining 360 lines of the I Ching.
It happens in the middle of each of the fixed signs, where the cardinal forces meet the mutable forces.