Nine in the fifth place:
Riding a wave of success.
Be of good cheer.
Take the initiative.
The day will be what you make of it.
Give it all you’ve got.
…..The fifth place: 27. The Corners of the Mouth
…..A smile will have a greater effect than words.
…..No need to explain.
……….Nine in the fifth place:
……….One participates in the festivities.
……….One encourages good cheer in others.
……….If one’s behaviour is not overly indulgent,
……….One will be honoured.
Technical Considerations of Line 5:
Solid in an odd place
Firmness at the right time
(Astrological note: This place concerns the affairs of Houses 9 and 10)
No Holding Together
Trigrams of Influence:
Zodiac Considerations (Sub-Pentans) for the Fifth Place:
This is one of the six lines (3 solid and 3 broken) that neutralize themselves at 15° Taurus. 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.