Hexagram 56 Text

Hexagram 56 Text


Divination: Later Heaven Name and Number:


(Sequential: Alternative Name and Number:

  1. Rests in the Light)



Zodiac:……….12° – 18° Libra

Calendar:……..Northern Hemisphere: Oct 5 to Oct 11 approx

……………………Southern Hemisphere: Apr 1 to Apr 8 approx

House 6:……..78° – 72° setting to IC

Time of day:…06:48 to 07:12 PM (Local Mean Time or Sun Dial time)

Aspect:………..78° – 72° Waning (Quintile – applying)

Moon Phase:.. Waning Crescent Moon Phase (90° – 45°)

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



Fire above, the mountain below.

Clarity without, stillness within.

One will rest beside the fire.

One can see clearly

But will not chase after what is seen.

It will be enough to count one’s blessings

And relax until the morning.



Fire on the mountain.

A light on the path will attract wanderers.

Food, drink and stories are shared in good humour.

In the morning everyone will go their own way.

It seems as if the universe was made for this moment.

Gratitude abounds.



The body keeps still but the mind wanders

If one can maintain inner composure

Clarity will prevail.

Words can disturb the universe

And threaten peace.

Light can be seen by all.

Nothing need be said.

One is challenged to remain tranquil.



The third son to the second daughter.

He is patient. She is adaptable.

He keeps energy in reserve.

She burns her energy in many directions.

He waits for an opportunity.

She eagerly looks for her opportunities.

He will want to stay put.

She will want to see everything.

He will give a measured response.

She will want to be noticed.

He has patience. She has clarity.

He will watch. She will search.

He is inclined to rest, meditate, and stay in his room.

She wants to open the door and see what he is up to.



Pentans-07LI 12-18 Hx-56 The Wanderer

12-18 LI: 56. The Wanderer

One wanders and searches for a place to rest.

One sees what is good and moves towards it.

There are independent voices and many insights.

One sits by the fire content to share.

A moments serenity is better than none.

A New Interpretation of Hexagrams! Without the Superior Man!