Hexagram 50 Text

Hexagram 50 Text


Divination: Later Heaven Name and Number


(Sequential: Alternative Name and Number:

  1. Nurturing)



Zodiac:………12° – 18° Cancer

Calendar:……..Northern Hemisphere: Jul 4 to Jul 10 approx

……………….Southern Hemisphere: Jan 3 to Jan 9 approx

House 9:……..168° – 162° setting to IC

Time of day:…12:48 to 01:12 PM (Local Mean Time or Sun Dial time)

Aspect:………168° – 162° Waning

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

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



Fire above, wind below.

Clarity above, gentleness below.

The pot above, the wood below.

One watches what is cooking

And stirs the pot.

Perceptive without, persuasive at close quarters.

Vulnerabilities and dependencies

Can too easily become the subject of conversation.



Gentle clarity.

Too much coffee.

Too much sugar.

Observe what is needed.

In all your activity take time to eat.

Fill their stomachs, win their hearts.

Food cooks faster when one fans the flames.

It helps to have a pot!



Clarity without, gentleness within.

Words of kindness will be heard.

One advises others in good cheer

And clings to the work at hand.

Others will join in willingly.

If one is watchful and takes care of the little things,

The big things will take care of themselves.



The first daughter to the second daughter.

The first daughter is perceptive and wants to get things done.

The second daughter is perceptive and wants to be noticed.

The first daughter moves towards security.

The second daughter wants adventure.

The first daughter expresses her expectations.

The second daughter wants to be free of expectations.

If the second daughter does not help,

The first daughter will remind her and insinuate blame.

The first daughter will give advice.

The second daughter sees what is needed

But can be evasive if left to herself.



Pentans-04CA 12-18 Hx-50 The Caldron

12-18 CN: 50. The Caldron

Wind on the wood. One must be careful around fire.

There are mouths to feed. There is much to be done.

A plan would be useful.

One must use all the help one can get

And all the resources one has.

Everything needs to be done on time.

If one is not going to help, one should get out of the kitchen.

Soon everyone will be hungry.

Are you prepared to wait or do without?

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