Six in the fourth place:
Yielding to a greater force is appropriate.
It will burn itself out in time.
The true leader lets others go first
And helps those that are weaker.
…..The fourth place: 44. Coming To Meet
…..Personal concerns arise.
…..Gentleness will have a long term effect.
……….Six in the fourth place:
……….One listens to the words of others,
……….And gives their concerns priority.
Technical Considerations of Line 4:
Broken in an even place
Yielding at the right time
(Astrological note: This place concerns the affairs of Houses 7 and 8)
Holding Together with appropriate energy below.
(Astrological note: Appropriate reinforcement from Houses 5 and 6)
Trigrams of Influence:
Zodiac Considerations (Sub-Pentans) for the Fourth Place:
This is one of the six lines (3 solid and 3 broken) that neutralize themselves at 15° Leo. 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.