52 / 09 Keeping Still, Mountain
"KEN : limit, boundary; encounter an obstacle, stop; still, quiet, motionless; confine, enclose, mark off; turn around to look behind; hard, adamant, obstinate; perverse. The ideogram: eye and person turning around to compare and group what is behind."ERANOS p559
"[With self-restraint comes discernment] : Keeping Still.
One uses pondering to avoid moving from one's position."
In hexagram 52 satisfaction is attained through internal meditation. But be warned not to become spiritually indulgent - one must be selective. The submission here is to one's self; an act of self-restraint and retaining the inner; to be discerning. Traditionally there is a material/spritual gateway here - Numbing the senses leaves only the mind open.
Hexagram 52 is the specific form of
The raw context from which the situation derives is described by hexagram 36 Uncompromising. It passes through hexagram 39 Obstructing before reaching here.
By introducing this hexagram as context, you can change a state described by any other hexagram into a state described by hexagram 15. To make a state associated with another hexagram transform into this state, introduce hexagram 15 as context.
It is important to remember that, when using transformative methods, the more lines requiring change, the more energy required when attempting to introduce a different context. It may therefore be of benefit to work on existing changing lines and achieve your goal in steps rather than attempt, for example, a six-line change all at once.
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