Primary HexagramSecondary Hexagram
Chieh, limitation
Tui, the joyous (lake)

The Judgement
Limitation. Success.
Galling limitation must not be persevered in.

The Image
Water over lake: the image of Limitation.
Thus the superior man
Creates number and measure,
And examines the nature of virtue and correct conduct.

The Judgement
The Joyous. Success.
Perseverance is favorable.

The Image
Lakes resting one on the other:
The image of the Joyous.
Thus the superior man joins with his friends
For discussion and practice.


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