The Love Oracle

Your current love situation

Your current situation can be depicted as "Enthusiasm" transforming into "Return (The Turning Point)".

In front of you lies "Thunder", representing movement, initiative, and action.
Behind you lies "Earth", representing docility and receptivity.


The Situation

16. Yu - Enthusiasm
Above (in front): Chên - The Arousing (Thunder)
Below (behind): K'un - The Receptive (Earth)




The Judgement for the Current Situation

Enthusiasm. It furthers one to install helpers
And to set armies marching.


The Image for the Current Situation

Thunder comes resounding out of the earth:
The image of Enthusiasm.
Thus the ancient kings made music
In order to honor merit,
And offered it with splendor
To the Supreme Deity,
Inviting their ancestors to be present.


Interpretation of the Changing Line(s)

Line 1: Enthusiasm that expresses itself
Brings misfortune.

Line 4: The source of enthusiasm.
He achieves great things.
Doubt not.
You gather friends around you
As a hair clasp gathers the hair.


The Future

24. Fu - Return (The Turning Point)
Above (in front): Chên - The Arousing (Thunder)
Below (behind): K'un - The Receptive (Earth)


The Judgement for the Future

Return. Success.
Going out and coming in without error.
Friends come without blame.
To and Fro goes the way.
On the seventh day comes return.
It furthers one to have somewhere to go.


The Image for the Future

Thunder within the earth:
The image of The Turning Point.
Thus the kings of antiquity closed the passes
At the time of solstice.
Merchants and strangers did not go about,
And the ruler
Did not travel through the provinces.