Youthful Folly (Sui)
Sui – Following: Strong willed people usually don’t like obeying and listening to those who are weaker than them. Still, adjusting to them can help becoming more effective. Those searching for the truth won’t find difficult to follow the good path, the problem is recognizing what good is. This hexagram advises following others.
I Ching Hexagrams – Following: meaning of the lines
Line 1: This sign shows that we should use our energies to change ourselves. Don’t bolt ourselves in, make friends with virtuous people. When change arrives in our life, we will need their help.
Line 2: The second line connects to the first and to the fifth line as well. There are two ways ahead it: it either chooses the easier but useless one or the more difficult one which will lead to the achievement of great things.
Line 3: The third yin line denotes a tricky and fraudulent person. However, it’s important to know that those acting from selfish, philistine greediness will always come mucker.
Line 4: The third line is a strong yang line in a yin position. It could easily rule the lower trigram but that wouldn’t be good. It’s better to keep calm, that’ll bring luck.
Line 5: It indicates a trustworthy leader who enjoys the loyalty of the followers.
Line 6: The mountain itself depicts a motionless position. This line marks a special helper who is not strained by the leader. However, its wisdom is still needed.
|Personal fate||Mundane. Stand still for a while, at least for the next year, when it will be optimal to travel to a distant place.|
|Marriage||It can be successful, especially if a strong man marries a weak woman.|
|Household, family||You’ll have a sudden shocking experience.|
|Childbirth||Giving birth is safe, it’s a baby boy. If we got the fifth sign, the mother may expect some trouble.|
|Asking for help||It’s possible to achieve.|
|Social, political title||Have to wait. It’s not the right time.|
|Commerce, business life||It seems difficult at the moment, next spring will be more profitable.|
|People you seek||It may be found. Begin the search southwest, or any place with trees and rocks. It’ll be there.|
|Person you’re waiting for||He/She/It arrives immediately.|
|Lost property||He/She/It is not far away.|
|Chasing thieves||They’re hiding in the east, on a field, in the wilderness or in a house next to the shore.|
|Pleading||The verdict is prison sentence.|
|Weather||Heavy rain and thunderstorm is expected.|
|Traveling||Follow others or go together. Don’t go alone.|
|Illness||Headache and difficulties with nutrition. The problem is difficult to be cured.|
|Personal wish||It’s possible to achieve it.|