Sequence of the Gua
Events cannot remain hindered; thus, after Hindrance, Seeking Harmony follows.
Commentary on the Symbol
Heaven with Fire. An image of Seeking Harmony. In correspondence with this, the superior person makes classifications of people according to their natures and makes distinctions of things in terms of their categories.
Seeking Harmony among people, prosperous and smooth. Favorable to cross great rivers. Favorable for the superior person to be steadfast and upright.
Commentary on the Decision
Seeking Harmony. The yielding obtains the proper place. It is central and corresponds with Qian, the Initiating. This is Seeking Harmony.
Seeking Harmony says: seeking harmony among people. Prosperous and smooth. Favorable to cross great rivers. It is because Qian, the Initiating, is progressing and advancing.
Brilliance with strength, central and corresponding. this is the correct way for the superior person. Only the superior person is able to convey the wills of all under Heaven.