Six in the fifth place:
One is impressed by the confidence of others.
There is no contention here
Just humble receptivity.
…..The fifth place: 23. Splitting Apart
…..Someone falls away.
…..One lets them go.
…..They will be welcome to return
…..When they choose to do so.
……….Six in the fifth place:
……….Nothing is forced.
……….Personal priorities will be put aside.
……….One must care for the weak and the small
……….And feed the hungry.
Technical Considerations of Line 5:
Broken in an odd place
Yielding at the wrong time
(Astrological note: This place concerns the affairs of Houses 9 and 10)
No Holding Together
Inner Correspondence: Approval and support from Line 2
(Astrological note: Approval and support from Houses 3 and 4)
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.