I Ching Hexagrams: Coming to Meet

Coming to Meet (Kou)

Kou – Coming to Meet: The power of the Wind creates an encounter. However, this encounter hides some dangers. If the question is related to love, this sign means a woman who wants to seduce, and five men who are competing for her. Although it should be in connection with the fifth line, this can’t happen because of the obstacles. In personal connection it’s a bad habit, a negative energy that is growing. If we don’t keep calm the situation gets worse. It may refer to a task that involves an unvirtuous man who would wreck the encounter. All in all, this sign is a warning, it shows the rise of a dangerous situation.


I Ching Hexagrams – Coming to meet: meaning of the lines

Line 1: The line depicts a young and inexperienced person who can avoid danger by self-control. Though the situation may look advantageous it doesn’t favor growth.

Line 2: The first (feminine) line belongs under the influence of the second one. You can avoid trouble if you use yang power on time and get the situation under control.

Line 3: The restlessness of the line makes motion insecure. Though you feel like the solution to the situation needs forward escape this is not true. The key of success is keeping calm.

Line 4: It doesn’t have any relation with the first line plus it rivals the others. Retreat!

Line 5: The goal of this line is to unite the other four yangs. If it joins with the second line it can determine the outcome of the situation.

Line 6: The line marks an isolated, stubborn and proud person who voluntarily goes into exile and isn’t able to connect with life’s wider range of actions.


Personal fate Luck with small things. Big things won’t be profitable, especially for men.
Marriage It can be successful for a while, but in the end it’s not harmonious.
Household, family The place is not favorable.
Childbirth It’s going to be easy.
Searching for a new job Rely on a woman’s help.
Social, political title Successful but not so profitable.
People you seek He/She may stay south, at a relative’s family.
Lost property It’s difficult to find it, but with a help of a woman there’s a chance you succeed.
Chasing thieves They’re in the southwest, and can be caught.
Pleading It’ll take a long time.
Weather Cloudy and windy.
Traveling It’s good in the northern direction. Depending on a woman isn’t lucky.
Illness Small danger.
Personal wish If it’s too big, misfortune is expected.