Sequence of the Gua
After things have been accumulated, courtesy and righteousness should be fulfilled. Thus, after Little Accumulation, Fulfillment follows.
Commentary on the Symbol
Above is Heaven; below is Lake. An image of Fulfillment. In correspondence with this, the superior person discriminates as to duty between high and low, and sets people’s minds at rest.
Treading upon a tiger’s tail, does not bite. Prosperous smooth.
Commentary on the Decision
Fulfill one’s duty.
The yielding treads upon the firm.
Gentle and joyous corresponds with Qian. T
hereupon treading upon a tiger’s tail, the tiger does not bite.
Prosperous and smooth. the firm is central and correct; fulfill one’s duty in the place of a ruler and feel no guilt.
His brilliance shines.