Hexagram 20, Contemplation, of the I Ching, with King Wen’s explanation from 1143 B.C., as translated by R. G. H. Siu in The Portable Dragon, 1968.


“A person should contemplate the workings of the universe with reverence and introspection. In this way expression is given to the effects of these laws upon his own person. This is the source of a hidden power” (p138).

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