Nine in the sixth place:
A positive outlook.
One takes steps to remove the doubts of followers.
One’s advice increases others.
Everything serves to further.
…..The sixth place: 50. The Caldron
…..Then you will be listened to
……….Nine in the sixth place:
……….One does not consider one’s effect on others.
……….The loyalty of friends will be lost.
Technical Considerations of Line 6:
Solid in an even place
Firmness at the wrong 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° Aquarius. 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.