Hexagram 58 — Tui, The Joyous, Lake

58. Tui - The Joyous, Lake
Above (in front): Tui - The Joyous (Lake)
Below (behind): Tui - The Joyous (Lake)

The Judgement for the Current Situation

The Joyous. Success.
Perseverance is favorable.

The Image for the Current Situation

Lakes resting on one another:
The image of the Joyous.
Thus the superior man joins with his friends
For discussion and practice.

The Lines

Please remember: I Ching lines are counted upwards (starting at the bottom line)!

Top line:

Seductive joyousness.

Fifth line:
Sincerity toward disintegrating influences is dangerous.

Fourth line:
Joyousness that is weighed is not at peace.
After ridding himself of mistakes a man has joy.

Third line:
Coming joyousness. Misfortune.

Second line:
Sincere joyousness. Good fortune.
Remorse disappears.

Bottom line:
Contented joyousness. Good fortune.