Saturday, October 22, 2011

Eight Trigrams: Lake

Dui is the name of the lake trigram, with a broken upper line, and unbroken middle and lower lines. Youngest daughters, females up to fifteen and female shamans are all people representing the very trigram.

The lake trigram has connections with pleasures and all good that is in life. Gravity and qi are symbols of this trigram. Psychic abilities, feng shui and astrology are also associated with Dui. Creativity is much expressed by Dui where it is a symbol of creative endeavours itself.

Metal is Dui’s element, while spicy its flavour and touch its sense. Monkeys, deer, sheep and mice are the animals of this trigram, with any weed its plant. Autumn is the time of the year for Dui and red its colour. West is its direction in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

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