Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of hexagram.

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Examples

  • A chain of unicursal hexagrams etched around the rim.

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  • It recasts the I Ching in the symbology of the Native Americans of ancient Mexico and includes original illustrations interpreting each of the hexagrams.

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  • “Kun” is the name of one of the gua or hexagrams from I Ching.

    Tao II

  • A particularly elegant way of ordering the hexagrams is shown beginning above.

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  • The 64 hexagrams in the I Ching are the full set of combinations of yins and yangs when taken in groups of six at a time.

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  • The eight trigrams of the I Ching or Book of Changes - three lines, unbroken or broken, arranged horizontally - are also used in Tibetan element or black calculations, though never the sixty-four hexagrams.

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  • Get loaded and take turns reading aloud Hexagrams 31 (wooing) and 32 (duration); these are the hexagrams of courtship and marriage.

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  • The 'Book of Changes' (I Ching) is virtually always described in terms of its sixty-four hexagrams, and it is therefore these numbers which are cited in the references.

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  • It was much like an ordinary pocket calculator, except that the LCD screen was a little larger than usual, in order to accommodate the abridged judgements of King Wen on each of the sixty-four hexagrams, and also the commentaries of his son, the Duke of Chou, on each of the lines of each hexagram.

    The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

  • Once they had concluded that the mystical figures (trigrams and hexagrams) of the I Ching were symbols of eternal verities they tried to decipher them.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

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