raymond lo

2 Days Programme

History, origin of the Trigrams and the I Ching. The meaning of Trigrams and Hexagrams. Different methods of divination - yarrow stalk, Plum Blossom Oracle, three coins method. Procedures in I Ching Divination. Understanding of the Chinese Calendar. Labeling a Hexagram. Interpretations of a Hexagram. Key element, unfavourable element, void element, hidden element. Subject and Object lines. Active Lines. Special topic - weather, traveller, lost items and etc.

  1. Background and brief history of I Ching
  2. Difference between fortune-tellers I Ching and academic I Ching
  3. The making of the 8 Trigrams from Tai Chi
  4. In depth understanding of the 8 Trigrams and their meanings
  5. The 64 Hexagrams
  6. The early Divination practices
  7. Different practice to obtain the Hexagram - the Yellow stalk
  8. Plum Blossom Oracle
  9. Casting 3 coins to get a Hexagram
    • How to formulate a clear and specific question
    • Procedures to carry out a I Ching Divination
  10. Using the Hsia calendar - Heavenly stems and Earthly Branches
  11. The clash and combine relationship of Earthly Branches
  12. King Wen's System - labeling a Hexagram
  13. Steps of Labeling a Hexagram:
    • Subject and Object lines
    • Labeling the 12 Earthly Branches
    • Labeling the 5 aspects - Money, Power, Intelligence, Colleagues, Resources
  14. In depth understanding of the 5 aspects
  15. Labeling the 6 animals
  16. To find the Void Elements
  17. Key elements, 2nd Key elements, unfavourable elements, and 2nd unfavourable elements
  18. Hidden elements
  19. Evaluating the strength between Subject and Object lines
  20. How to intepret active lines and resultant lines
  21. Practical examples

I Ching Divination Course