Hexagram 44 Text

Hexagram 44 Text


Divination: Later Heaven Name and Number


(Sequential: Alternative Name and Number:

  1. Birth of Darkness)



Zodiac:………..00° – 06° Cancer

Calendar:…….Northern Hemisphere: Jun 21 to Jun 28 approx

……………………Southern Hemisphere: Dec. 22 to 28 approx

House 9:……..180° – 174° setting to IC

Time of day:…12:00 to 12:24 PM (Local Mean Time or Sun Dial time)

Aspect:………..180° – 174° Waning (Opposition – separating)

Moon Phase:.. Waning Full Moon Phase (180° – 135°)

……………….(0 to 3½ days after the Full Moon).



Heaven above, wind below

Light above, trees below

Strength above gentleness below.

One moves independently but remains sensitive to others.

Like a strong wind,

One asserts oneself through penetrating gentleness.

Firm but careful.



Shade can be useful.

Receptivity returns.

Concentration is challenged.

Gentle expression is required.

What good is strength if no one cares?

Find context for your creativity.

You may be driving the chariot,

But who or what drives you?

No one will challenge or contend.

The secret is in the ears and the heart.



Strength without, gentleness within.

After breathing in, one pauses for a moment.

Amidst the hustle and bustle sensitivity emerges.

One wonders if anyone cares.

If someone will listen,

There will be many words.

If no one listens,

There will be many thoughts.

Strong opinions spoken gently.

There will be expectations.



The first daughter to the father.

She is gentle. He is strong.

She is persuasive. He is firm.

She is sensitive. He is not.

Her gentleness will penetrate. His firmness will waver.

She will reach through his defenses and influence his heart.

She will bring softness where he is hard.

She has a profound effect upon him.

She will get what she wants.



Pentans-04CA 00-06 Hx-44 Coming To Meet

00-06 CN: 44. Coming to Meet

The beginning of increasing darkness.

The return of responsibilities and the need to belong.

For three days the light holds steady at its strongest.

On the fourth day (the fourth line)

One can observe that the light is receding.

The night force slowly returns.

One begins to become sensitive to the rest of the world.

One can sense a need for more personal security.

Coming to meet the results of what one has said and done!

A New Interpretation of Hexagrams! Without the Superior Man!