I Ching Hexagrams – Youthful Folly: meaning of the lines
Line 1: The line denotes the sleeping, ignorant person. It shows initial difficulties and the need of strict guidance.
Line 2: The second line is responsible for other’s education. The one and only teacher of the sign surrounded by ignorance.
Line 3: The third line denotes an ignorant and ambitious man. Or it also could be a greedy woman who seeks for a high-status husband.
Line 4: The fourth line symbolizes the narrow-minded, harmful pride. Those who are refusing and stubborn and don’t ask for the advices of a teacher will humiliate themselves. Those who are contented with their ignorance are irretrievably stupid.
Line 5: The fifth line represents a wise man who amends him/herself. The child is happy to be taught. Predisposition and flexibility naturally bring luck. Taking in teachings with an open mind means getting hold of quality abilities.
Line 6: You can’t help the upper line. The student’s behavior is improper; the teacher is entitled to be strict. This also symbolizes the right attitude in order to protect ourselves. Don’t be a robber against the robbers.