I Ching Hexagrams: Pushing Upward

Pushing Upward (Sheng)

Sheng – Pushing Upward: The rising energy of the Wind mellows the Earth. You can reach your goals step by step. If success comes too soon it may make you crazy. Don’t have a nose about the past and the future. Concentrate on the present and make a journey to experience spiritual elevation.


I Ching Hexagrams – Pushing Upward: meaning of the lines

Line 1: Everything is prepared for growth and advancement. Let’s go!

Line 2: This line is on the eve of promotion. It can reach the weak fifth line’s position.

Line 3: Everything is at the right place, progress is easy.

Line 4: This sign shows a real good possibility for promotion. This is obviously a good and pleasant situation.

Line 5: Greatness can be achieved by collecting small achievements. This line marks a person who reached a high position from a lower status.

Line 6: It’s not the time of growth and increase. It’s time to serve. Further elevation would lead to darkness.


Personal fate Things will slowly improve.
Marriage It may come true.
Household, family Small household will grow.
Childbirth It’s a baby girl.
Searching for a new job Success will come later.
Social, political title It’s reachable.
Commerce, business life Profit.
People you seek Search northwest.
Person you’re waiting for He/She/It is coming.
Lost property He/She/It is in the southwest, but is difficult to find him/her.
Chasing thieves If we hurrying, we can catch them southwest.
Pleading Luck.
Weather Though it’s going to rain, good weather will come back.
Traveling It’s a good period to go to the north from the south. Progress brings luck, hesitating brings misfortune.
Illness Dangerous.
Personal wish Success, but we won’t reach our goal by hurrying.