Primary HexagramSecondary Hexagram
Chun, difficulty at the beginning
Chi Chi, after completion

The Judgement
Difficulty at the Beginning works supreme success, Furthering through perseverance. Nothing should be undertaken. It furthers one to appoint helpers.

The Image
Clouds and thunder: The image of Difficulty at the Beginning. Thus the superior man Brings order out of confusion.

The Judgement
After Completion. Success in small matters.
Perseverance furthers.
At the beginning good fortune,
At the end disorder.

The Image
Water over fire: the image of the condition
In After Completion.
Thus the superior man
Takes thought of misfortune
And arms himself against it in advance.

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