8. All animals are created based on the Li-xing (the True Character). Why is mankind the dominion?

According to the Interaction described in I Ching, the five fundamental elements (water, wood, fire, earth, and metal) have the Qi-xing (Spiritual Character) and Zhi-xing (Material Character). 14

The Qi-xing, which is in Heaven, reflects the interactions among the five elements.

The Zhi-xing, which is on Earth, follows the basic characteristics of the five elements. Continue reading “8. All animals are created based on the Li-xing (the True Character). Why is mankind the dominion?”

5. I Ching first states Qian, Beginning, Cultivation, Reward, and Perseverance. What does it mean?

I Ching is the oldest oracle

that details the fundamentals of the creation of the cosmos. Its content is vast and profound. It is the source of all enchantments and magics.

It first states “Qian, Beginning, Cultivation, Reward, and Perseverance.

Qian has the great might of creation. All things owe their existence to Qian. It represents Tao in the cosmos and the True Self in human. Continue reading “5. I Ching first states Qian, Beginning, Cultivation, Reward, and Perseverance. What does it mean?”