Trigrams

Adele Aldridge on April 14th, 2015

  The eldest daughter I Ching trigram family is the symbol of The Gentle Wind & Wood. According to Wilhelm: The Gentle, the penetrating, is symbolized by the cock, time’s watchman, whose voice pierces the stillness—pervasive as the wind, the image of the Gentle. … The Gentle is wood, wind, the eldest daughter, the guideline […]

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Adele Aldridge on April 9th, 2015

The eldest son in the I Ching family is the symbol  for the Arousing Thunder. According to Wilhelm: The Arousing, whose image is thunder, symbolized by the dragon, which, rising out of the depths, soars up to the story sky—in correspondence with the single strong line pushing upward below the two yielding lines. Painting inspired […]

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Adele Aldridge on April 4th, 2015

For Easter Sunday and Passover I’m posting my illustration for the I Ching trigram family, The Receptive Earth.  In the I Ching family she is the mother. This trigram has two animals associated with it, the horse and the cow. Like the trigram for The Creative Heaven which is usually associated with the dragon, it […]

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Adele Aldridge on March 26th, 2015

It has been too long since I posted here and even longer since I added to my ongoing process of Creating I Ching Meditations. The Meditations project got delayed while I was working on my book I Ching Inspirations:Paintings & Prescriptions and then creating a Tarot size deck of cards for it. When I began […]

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