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The original Richard Wilhelm translation for the hexagram line...

Hexagram 16
Yü - Enthusiasm

yin above: Ch'en / The Arousing, Thunder
yin below: K'un / The Receptive, Earth

M.C. Escher Lego Belvedere


Hexagram Sixteen/Line Six

Six at the top means:
Deluded enthusiasm.
But if after completion one changes,
There is no blame.

'Belvedere' - Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972)

It is a bad thing for a man to let himself be deluded by enthusiasm. But if this delusion has run its course, and he is still capable of changing, then he is freed of error. A sober awakening from false enthusiasm is quite possible and very favorable.

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