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20. Kuan / Contemplation (View)

------- above Sun The Gentle, Wind
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--- --- below K'un The Receptive, Earth
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The Judgement

Contemplation. The ablution has been made,
But not yet the offering.
Full of trust they look up to him.

The Image

The wind blows over the earth:
The image of Contemplation.
Thus the kings of old visited the regions of the world,
Contemplated the people,
And gave them instruction.

The Lines

Change at the beginning means:
Boylike contemplation.
For an inferior man, no blame.
For a superior man, humiliation.
Change in the second place means:
Contemplation through the crack of the door.
Furthering for the perseverance of a woman.
Change in the third place means:
Contemplation of my life
Decides the choice
Between advance and retreat.
Change in the fourth place means:
Contemplation of the light of the kingdom.
It furthers one to exert influence as the guest of a king.
Change in the fifth place means:
Contemplation of my life.
The superior man is without blame.
Change at the top means:
Contemplation of his life.
The superior man is without blame.