(): the symbol of the dual nature (positive and negative) of all things in the universe. Also it is a symbol for spiritual powers in man and the universe. It is the first step in the Eternal Divine Path.
An ancient Chinese oracle. Dating back approximately 4,000 years, the I-Ching is both the oldest known book in the world and the earliest surviving method for intuitive decision-making. It is usually presented in the form of a book, sometimes illustrated with sketches and charts, and is accessed by throwing stalks or coins. There are a number of different translations of the I-Ching in book form, as well as a beautifully illustrated card deck and several websites. The oracle itself consists of 64 chapters illustrating universal principles, and tossing the stalks or coins indicates which principles are working in the individual's life at present.
"Book of Changes". Philosophical and divination book dated from the period when Chou Dynasty replaced Yin Dynasty. Nowadays, the core philosophy of the book draws upon Confucianism and legalism. There are some Taoist elements in it - hard to identify, though.
( Book of Changes ) - An ancient book of Taoist divination principles. This book, reputed to be the oldest known book in the world, contains the philosophicas basis of Tai Chi Chaun, Pakua, and Hsing 1. It comprises 64 six line symbols, or hexagrams, each composed of two three line symbols, called Trigrams. Together these symbols represent everything that exists in the universe.
In Chinese, the "Book of Changes," a book used in divination.
The I-Ching, or "Book of Changes," is an ancient Chinese oracle book that deals with philosophy and divination.
Refers to The Book of Changes, which is one of the oldest and most frequently translated books in the world. Much of classical Feng Shui is based on this ancient book of divination.
The Book of Changes, ancient philosophical writings describing the trigrams and hexagrams in relation to human action and thought