Sequence of the Gua
Without nourishing it is impossible to take action. Thus, after Nourishing, Great Exceeding follows.
Commentary on the Symbol
The lake rises over the tree. An image of Great Exceeding. In correspondence with this, the superior person stands alone without fear and withdraws from the world with no depression.
Great Exceeding. the ridgepole sags. Favorable to have somewhere to go. Prosperous and smooth.
Commentary on the Decision
Great Exceeding. It indicates that the exceeding is great.
The ridgepole sags; two ends are weak. The firm exceeds the yielding at the central place.
Smooth and joyous in action. Favorable to have somewhere to go. There is success. Truly great is the time of Great Exceeding!