The Arousing – Shock, Thunder (Chen)
Chen – The Arousing: The Thunder predicts a closed power that suddenly erupts. Sometimes shock is necessary to stir up a situation (or ourselves). This is the symbol of awakening. It could be a teacher, a parent or either a natural phenomenon. If an obedient horse sees the whip he starts galloping. We need to stay calm and organized. This shock will be for our own benefit.
I Ching Hexagrams – The Arousing: meaning of the lines
Line 1: This is a warning. Change our behavior and the danger will go away.
Line 2: Financial loss is expected. This can only be avoided by a serious danger. It’s better to let materials go and retreat.
Line 3: Be spontaneous and get over it now.
Line 4: Don’t let our desires take the lead instead of discrimination.
Line 5: It’s better safe than sorry. There’s a difficulty ahead is, prepare for it in time.
Line 6: Observe the situation. If we don’t try to step ahead, we can make the most out of the situation and everything will be alright.
|Personal fate||Lucky period. Keep up your courage and face the difficulties. After a while you’ll feel good.|
|Marriage||If the bride or the groom is from to the northwest, the marriage will be good and successful. If any of them is from to the northeast, it won’t.|
|Household, family||Trauma with the house. It’d be better to move.|
|Childbirth||It’s a baby boy, but trauma is expected during birth.|
|Searching for a new job||Difficulty.|
|Commerce, business life||Lucky outcome.|
|People you seek||Meet him/her halfway.|
|Person you’re waiting for||A message is on its way.|
|Lost property||It can be found in the east or in the west.|
|Chasing thieves||They’re in the southwest and can be caught.|
|Pleading||Make peace or there’ll be a big trouble.|
|Weather||Stormy weather with thunder.|
|Traveling||Southern direction is good, eastern isn’t.|
|Illness||Danger at the beginning, later luck.|
|Personal wish||Difficulties and obstacles.|