Hexagram 36 Text
36: DARKENING OF THE LIGHT
Divination: Later Heaven Name and Number:
(Sequential: Alternative Name and Number:
Zodiac:……….15° – 18° Aquarius
Calendar:………Northern Hemisphere: Feb 4 to Feb 7 approx
………………..Southern Hemisphere: Aug 7 to Aug 10 approx
House 2:……..45° – 48° rising from IC
Time of day:…03:00 to 03:12 AM (Local Mean Time or Sun Dial time)
Aspect:………45° – 48° Waxing (Semi-Square Separating)
Moon Phase:.. Waxing Crescent Moon Phase (45° – 90°)
……………….(3 ½ to 7 days after the New Moon).
ABOVE AND BELOW:
Earth above, fire below.
Darkness above, light below.
Some are receptive to clarity
But not everyone is worthy.
Many are joined together in dependency.
One could be easily distracted.
It will be difficult to perseverance in what is right.
Weak elements predominate.
Protect the fire.
Watch, listen and say nothing.
Keep your light within.
Clarity within, vulnerability without.
One sees clearly but others do not.
People cling to petty concerns.
In the middle of winter, in the cold and dark,
One clings to warmth and light.
People are preoccupied with their own problems and vulnerabilities.
No one is ready to listen.
Personal insights must be nurtured within and protected.
If one draws attention to oneself, one will be diminished.
In times of great darkness, one’s effect on others will be minimized.
One must keep one’s light within.
The needs of the group will prevail
Over the needs and values of individuals.
The second daughter to the mother.
The second daughter shines and gets noticed.
The mother has much to do.
The second daughter steals attention.
The mother is diminished but does not contend.
It would be best if the second daughter helped in little ways.
The second daughter sees difficulties,
But should not voice criticism to her mother.
A humble relationship to mother would be liberating.
15 -18AQ: 36. The Darkening of the Light
Light is increasing
But one is delayed by the dark, the cold and the wet.
Vulnerable to storms and blizzards
One’s personal initiatives are limited.
One must protect the light and the warmth that one has.
One must ration how much fuel is used.
Use one candle at a time.
Protect your own light and clarity.