Category Archives: I Ching

When the Yi stops talking to you…

One of the worst things that can happen to a student of the Yi is that it will stop talking to her/him. Sure, you can keep asking to your heart’s content and something resembling an answer will come up, but, … Continue reading

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Book Three

The diagrams of third book are now online. This book is quite special in that is has lots of math formulas and tables. As with the other two books, there are diagrams that are repeated, however, for the sake of … Continue reading

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Here goes the second book…

I just finished scanning and uploading the diagrams of the second Gen. Cheng’s book. I brought some books to work and used the scanner I have in the office. It is a slower process than using a camera but to … Continue reading

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Starting the scanning of my Chinese Yi books

Today I started scanning my set of chinese Yi books. As you can see from the pictures, they are mostly scans of the diagrams in the books. I am posting this in the hope that some of my fellow Yi … Continue reading

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The Method of 64 of consulting the I Ching

Finally I’ve got around copying the “Method of 64” from a printout of a defunct website. This is a method of consulting the I Ching created by Francis L. Szot, back in 1997 or 1998, or maybe even before that … Continue reading

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Further dusting and information gathering

Regarding my previous post, I found some more information about the Chinese books on the Yi. The books were authored by General George T. Cheng during his lifetime. I was able to find a copy of a letter addressed to … Continue reading

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Dusting old books

One of the things in my agenda, after almost 30 years of studying the I Ching, is to finally learn to read and write Chinese. Sadly, this isn’t the case right now. I love books and one of my hobbies … Continue reading

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Chinese coins, a short history.

I recently posted some files to Midaughter’s list with an evolution of the chinese coins thru the ages. I believe this may be of interest to I Ching students. The quotes come from the book “Outlines of Chinese Symbolism & … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern parallels with the I Ching

I Ching Community Discussion Forum I have recently posted some commentaries to Hillary’s Online Clarity forum. I believe there are some firm parallels in both cultures. Tweet

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