Trigram

Adele Aldridge on April 29th, 2015

The youngest daughter in the I Ching trigram family is the symbol of The Joyous Lake. According to Wilhelm: The Joyous, is autumn, and leads the year toward its fruition and joy. The Joyous acts in the sheep. The Joyous is the lake;  it is a sorceress; it is mouth and tongue. It means smashing […]

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Adele Aldridge on April 27th, 2015

The youngest son in the I Ching trigram family is the symbol of The Keeping Still Mountain. According to Wilhelm: Keeping Still is the trigram of the northeast, where beginning and end of all creatures are completed. He brings them to perfection in the sign of Keeping Still. … The trigram Keeping Still, whose symbol […]

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Adele Aldridge on April 23rd, 2015

  The middle daughter in the I Ching trigram family is the symbol of The Clinging Fire. The Clinging means dependence. The Clinging acts in the pheasant-like firebird. The Clinging is the brightness in which all creatures perceive one another. Painting inspired by the Chinese character for the trigram, The Clinging Fire My original image […]

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Adele Aldridge on April 16th, 2015

The middle son in the I Ching trigram family is the symbol of The Abysmal Water. According to Wilhelm: The Abysmal means water. It is the trigram of due north, the trigram of toil, to which all creatures are subject. . . He toils in the sign of the Abysmal.  … The Abysmal acts in […]

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