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60. Chieh / Limitation

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------- above K'an The Abysmal, Water
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------- below Tui The Joyous, Lake

The Judgement

Limitation. Success.
Galling limitation must not be persevered in.

The Image

Water over Lake: the image of Limitation.
Thus the superior man
Creates numbers and measure,
And examines the nature of virtue and correct conduct.

The Lines

Change at the beginning means:
Not going out of the door and the courtyard
Is without blame.
Change in the second place means:
Not going out of the gate and the courtyard
Brings misfortune.
Change in the third place means:
He who knows no limitation
Will have cause to lament.
No blame.
Change in the fourth place means:
Contented limitation. Success.
Change in the fifth place means:
Sweet limitation brings good fortune.
Going brings esteem.
Change at the top means:
Galling limitation.
Perseverance brings misfortune.
Remorse disappears.