Yi Jing, Oracle of the Sun
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ORIGINS: oracles, omen-terms, characters
October 16 2013MAIL

Index of origins of characters and ancient stories

From GUI to GUA: the origin of the hexagrams?

Yi Jing (I Ching) - the meaning of Yi

Ancient texts from excavations

Shaman: oracle, consulting, heaven and earth, and the YI-sacrifice.

Omen terms: good and bad fortune, the mandate and the right time.

Yuan Heng Li Zhen (sublime success, furthering through perseverance)

Divination and repentance: the lower and upper trigram

'Maybe' on turtle carapaces (the character qi)

Do ghosts leave footprints? Hexagram 10

Many arrows in the quiver Hexagram 35

Zhong  Central Hexagram 61

The horses of King Mu Hexagram 36, line 2

Tigers and snakes Hexagram 61, line 1

COME like the wheat and GO like the king (and hexagram 39) 

Chance and danger: crisis (the characters wei and ji) Hexagram59

The king and the temple (Hex. 45, 59, 55 and 37.5)

Captives and human sacrifice (by Thomas Hood)

Two wars against the Gui hex. 63 and 64 (by Thomas Hood)