Six in the sixth place:
Receptive to change.
Considerate of the greater good
And of the demands of the time.
One will sleep well.
…..The sixth place: 8. Holding Together
…..One holds together with the greater good
…..And is considerate of others.
……….Six in the sixth place:
……….One cannot force one’s will on others.
……….One should show consideration for those less fortunate.
……….Give help where it is needed
……….And forgive those who trespass against you.
Technical Considerations of Line 6:
Broken in an even place
Yielding at the right time
(Astrological note: This place concerns the affairs of Houses 11 and 12)
No Holding Together
Inner Correspondence: Approval and support from Line 3
(Astrological note: Approval and support from Houses 5 and 6)
Trigrams of Influence:
Zodiac Considerations (Sub-Pentans) for the Sixth 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.