I Ching Hexagrams – Holding together: meaning of the lines
Line 1: This line shows the beginning of a partnership. Friends, help and luck can be expected.
Line 2: Don’t choose our friends according to their social status and their appearances Honesty and virtue draw true friends, faithful and nice people.
Line 3: Be careful, this line shows that we are associating with an immoral person.
Line 4: This line is at the proper place. We have an incredible opportunity to extend our personal relationships. The wise leader standing on the fifth line appreciates our abilities. A friendship like this can lead to greatness.
Line 5: The fifth line is a wise chief, the leader of the situation. Alliance accomplishes and success approaches. Be careful, however, great hunters only shoot preys that are approaching them. Those who flee are let to run away.
Line 6: It’s too late. The opportunity is gone. There is no chance for a unity, if we force it, bad luck will hit us.