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Earlier Heaven

Earlier Heaven
 
 
 
 
Qian, Xun, Kan, Gen, Kun, Zhen, Li, Dui
 
According to the Helmut Wilhelm translation of the I Ching the 8 Primal Trigrams are:
 
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乾Qian 天 Heaven Summer Creative 父 Father 南 South Expansive energy, the sky.
巽Xun 風 Wind Summer Gentle 長女 Eldest Daughter 西南 Southwest Gentle penetration, flexibility.
坎Kan 水 Water Autumn Abysmal 中男 Middle Son 西 West Danger, rapid rivers, the abyss, the moon.
艮Gen 山 Mountain Autumn Still 少男 Youngest Son 西北 Northwest Stillness, immovability.
坤Kun 地 Earth Winter Receptive 母 Mother 北 North Receptive energy, that which yields.
震Zhen 雷 Thunder Winter Arousing 長男 Eldest Son 東北 Northeast Excitation, revolution, division.
離Li 火 Fire Spring Clinging 中女 Middle Daughter 東 East Rapid movement, radiance, the sun.
兌Dui 泽 Lake Spring Joyous 少女 Youngest Daughter 東南 Southeast Joy, satisfaction, stagnation.
Heaven, Wind, Water, Mountain, Earth, Thunder, Fire, Lake
Qian, Xun, Kan, Gen, Kun, Zhen, Li, Dui
South, Southwest, West, Northwest, North, Northeast, East, Southeas
t 乾 巽 坎 艮 坤 震 離 兌
 
Thunder - Wind/Wood
Zhen - Xun
天 風 水 山 地 雷 火 泽
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