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Hexagram 14
Ta Yu - Possession in Great Measure

yin above: Li / The Clinging, Flame
yang below: Ch'ien / The Creative, Heaven
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Hexagram Fourteen/Line Five

Six in the fifth place means:
He whose truth is accessible, yet dignified,
Has good fortune.

Ven. Ananda in the first Buddhist Council

The situation is very favourable. People are being won not by coercion but by unaffected sincerity, so that they are attached to us in sincerity and truth. However, benevolence alone is not sufficient at the time of POSSESSION IN GREAT MEASURE. For insolence might begin to spread. Insolence must be kept in bounds by dignity; then good fortune is assured.

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