|1||Sheng - Pushing Upward||9:58|
|2||Ching - The Well||10:00|
|3||Sun - Decrease||4:45|
|4||Ts'ui - Gathering Together [Massing]||6:45|
|5||Kuai - Break-Through [Resoluteness]||4:23|
|6||Kou - Coming To Meet||4:04|
|7||I - Increase||4:35|
|8||K'un - Oppression (Exhaustion)||8:24|
1 Sun - Decrease -
At the foot of the mountain, The lake : The image of DECREASE.
Thus the Superior Man controls his anger and restrains his insticts.
2 I - Increase -
Wind and Thunder : The image of INCREASE. Thus the Superior Man
If he sees good, he imitates it; If he has faults , He rids himself of them.
3 Kuai -
Break-through [resoluteness] - The lake has risen up to heaven : The image of
BREAK-THROUGH. Thus the Superior Man dispenses riches downward
And refrains from resting on his virtue.
4 Kou -
Coming to Meet - Under heaven, Wind : The image of COMING TO MEET.
Thus does the prince act when disseminating his commands and proclaiming
them to the four quarters of heaven.
5 Ts'ui -
Gathering Together - Over the earth, the lake : The image of GATHERING TOGETHER.
Thus the Superior Man renews his weapons in order to meet the unforseen.
6 Sheng -
Pushing Upward - Within the earth, wood grows : The image of PUSHING UPWARD.
Thus the Superior Man of devoted character heaps up small things, In order
to achieve something high and great.
7 K'un -
Oppression [exhaustion] - There is no water in the lake : The image of EXHAUSTION.
Thus the Superior Man stakes his life on following his will.
8 Ching -
The Well - Water over Wood : The image of THE WELL. Thus the Superior Man
encourages the people at their work, and exhorts them to help one another.