Yi Jing, Oracle of the Sun
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HEXAGRAMS AND HEXAGRAM-PAIRS
HEXAGRAM STORIES BY ANTON HEYBOER

TRIGRAMS
   1 qian-heaven
   2 kun-earth
   3 li-fire
   4 kan-water
   5 xun-wind
   6 zhen-thunder
   7 gen-mountain
   8 dui-lake
SOURCES: books and links
ORIGINS
   Fix the omen (hex. 31-32) and other pairs
  From GUI to GUA: the origin of the hexagrams and the TaiJi symbol
  From GUI to GUA: search for information
  Shaman: oracle, consulting, heaven and earth, and the YI-sacrifice
  Answers of the oracle: good/bad fortune, the mandate, the right time
  Yuan-Heng-Li-Zhen (sublime success, furthering through perseverance)
  Divination and repentance: the upper and lower trigrams
  'Maybe' on turtle carapaces (the character qi)
  Do ghosts leave footprints? (Hex.10)
  Many arrows in the quiver (Hexagram 35)
  Zhong Central
The six dragons of hexagram 1
  The horses of King Mu (Hex. 36, line 2)
  Tigers and snakes (Hex. 61, line 1)
  COME like the wheat and GO like the king (and hex. 39)
  Chance and danger: crisis (the characters wei and ji)
  The king and the temple (45, 59, 55 and 37.5)
  Captives and human sacrifice (by Thomas)
  Two wars against the Gui: hex. 63 and 64 by Thomas)
UNEARTHED oracle-texts
STRUCTURES of hexagrams, lines
  Relations between hexagrams
  King Wen's sequence
  Multiple moving lines
  Yao Ying, line mirrors: lines which belong together
  The Big Pattern (Boering) The Bagua as lay-out map
  MingTang temple The Bagua as lay-out map
  The Bagua as lay-out map (Boering): the stations
The Sabian Symbols
DOWNLOADS (Chinese texts etc)
ESSAYS
  Yarrow divination
  The moon and the name of the YiJing
  The big bang
  Tao
  How to begin
YiLin, forest of changes