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Secrets of the I Ching : get what you want in every situation using the classic Book of changes
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Murphy, Joseph, 1898-1981.
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Paramus, NJ : Reward, [2000]

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xiii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Originally published: Parker Pub. Co., 1970.
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English
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9780735201255
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Joseph Murphy, D.D., D.R.S., Ph.D., L.L.D. was a Doctor of Religious Science of the Bible, University of Andhra, India, and a Fellow of the Andhra Research University.


Table of Contents

Forewordp. v
What This Book Can Do for Youp. vii
Chapter 1 The Book of Changes and What it Can Teach Youp. 1
64 Keys to Your Inner Mindp. 1
How the I Ching Worksp. 2
Change, Harmony, and Your Personal Centerp. 2
Act When the Time Is Rightp. 2
Tune in to the Infinitep. 3
Your Next Move: A Rescue from Danger?p. 3
How to Ask the I Ching for Guidancep. 4
Why This Book?p. 4
Points to Rememberp. 6
Chapter 2 The Eight Basic Symbols Behind the I Chingp. 7
Everyday Psychological Meaning of the Eight Trigramsp. 7
Light and Dark Trigramsp. 9
The Deeper Meaning of the Hexagramp. 10
Spirit and Matterp. 10
The Hexagram and the Trinityp. 10
The Six Lines and the Three-fold Manp. 10
Hexagrams as the Key to Creationp. 11
The Mystic Creative Force Within Youp. 11
You Can Find Heaven on Earthp. 12
The Psychological Meaning of Numbersp. 12
Numbers and the I Chingp. 15
Points to Rememberp. 15
Chapter 3 Synchronicity: Your Future Is in Your Mind Right Nowp. 17
As Within, So Withoutp. 17
The I Ching and Synchronicityp. 17
His Psychic State Averts a Tragedyp. 18
I Ching Synchronicity Saved His Lifep. 18
Listen to Your Intuitionp. 19
He Heard the Mystic Number 44p. 19
Why Do Psychic Predictions Come to Pass?p. 20
The Future Is in Your Mindp. 20
I Ching Sees the Future in the Presentp. 21
The I Ching and Nostradamusp. 21
The I Ching and Negative Predictionsp. 22
How to Bring Positive Outcomes from Negative Predictionsp. 22
How She Reversed the Predictionp. 23
Facing the Factsp. 24
Points to Rememberp. 24
Chapter 4 How the Ageless Wisdom of the I Ching Offers You Guidancep. 26
The Opposites in Lifep. 26
Reconciling the Oppositesp. 27
Yes to Healing, No to Fearp. 28
Change and Its Meaningp. 28
The Places Occupied by Lines and Their Significance to Youp. 28
The Importance of the Linesp. 30
How the Lines Relate to Your Questionp. 30
The I Ching and the Tarot Cardsp. 30
A Lifesaving Premonition Speaks Through the Hexagramsp. 31
I Ching Reveals the Secret Powers of Your Subconsciousp. 32
Points to Rememberp. 33
Chapter 5 A Guide to Terms Used Frequently in the I Chingp. 35
The Symbolism and Language of I Chingp. 35
Her Hexagram and a Return to Lovep. 38
Points to Rememberp. 39
Chapter 6 How to Consult the I Chingp. 41
Formulating the Questionp. 41
The Right Way to Ask "Either/Or" Questionsp. 42
Symbolic Answers in Everyday Languagep. 43
Tossing the Coinsp. 43
Key for Identifying Your Hexagramp. 46
Moving Lines Transform the Hexagramp. 46
Interpreting Your Hexagramp. 47
When Lines Contradict the Judgment and Imagep. 47
Other Methods: Yarrow Stalks and the Higher Mindp. 48
Other Methods: Colored Beads Tune Intuitionp. 48
Points to Rememberp. 49
Chapter 7 How to Interpret the Mystic Hexagrams of the I Chingp. 51
Your Interpretationp. 51
I Ching Is Fourth-Dimensionalp. 51
The Fourth Dimension Speaks from Abovep. 52
Seeing and Changing the Future with the I Chingp. 53
The Answer Shows the Wayp. 53
Which Voice Are You Hearing?p. 54
Banish Negative Thoughts for Positive Resultsp. 54
The I Ching and True Guidancep. 55
Points to Rememberp. 55
Chapter 8 The Hexagrams and You: Stories of the I Chingp. 57
I Ching: Do Not Take Me Lightly!p. 58
The I Ching Wins Him a Promotionp. 58
The I Ching Saved Her Marriagep. 60
The I Ching Saved His Jobp. 61
The Different Voices of the I Chingp. 62
Points to Rememberp. 62
Chapter 9 Your I Ching Hexagrams and Their Meaningsp. 64
1. Ch'ien/The Creativep. 64
2. K'un/The Receptivep. 67
3. Chun/Difficulty at the Beginningp. 69
4. Meng/Youthful Follyp. 70
5. Hsu/Waiting (Nourishment)p. 72
6. Sung/Conflictp. 74
7. Shih/The Armyp. 76
8. Pi/Holding Together (Union)p. 78
9. Hsiao Ch'u/The Taming Power of the Smallp. 79
10. Lu/Treading (Conduct)p. 81
11. T'ai/Peacep. 82
12. P'i/Standstill (Stagnation)p. 85
13. T'ung Jen/Fellowship with Menp. 87
14. Ta Yu/Possession in Great Measurep. 89
15. Ch'ien/Modestyp. 91
16. Yu/Enthusiasmp. 93
17. Sui/Followingp. 95
18. Ku/Work on What Has Been Spoiled (Decay)p. 97
19. Lin/Approachp. 99
20. Kuan/Contemplation (View)p. 100
21. Shih Ho/Biting Throughp. 102
22. Pi/Gracep. 104
23. Po/Splitting Apartp. 105
24. Fu/Return (The Turning Point)p. 107
25. Wu Wang/Innocence (The Unexpected)p. 109
26. Ta Ch'u/The Taming Power of the Greatp. 111
27. I/The Corners of the Mouth (Providing Nourishment)p. 113
28. Ta Kuo/Preponderance of the Greatp. 115
29. K'an/The Abysmal (Water)p. 117
30. Li/The Clinging, Firep. 118
31. Hsien/Influence (Wooing)p. 120
32. Heng/Durationp. 122
33. Tun/Retreatp. 124
34. Ta Chuang/The Power of the Greatp. 126
35. Chin/Progressp. 128
36. Ming I/Darkening of the Lightp. 130
37. Chia Jen/The Family (The Clan)p. 132
38. K'uei/Oppositionp. 134
39. Chien/Obstructionp. 136
40. Hsieh/Deliverancep. 138
41. Sun/Decreasep. 140
42. I/Increasep. 142
43. Kuai/Breakthrough (Resoluteness)p. 144
44. Kou/Coming to Meetp. 147
45. Ts'ui/Gathering Together (Massing)p. 148
46. Sheng/Pushing Upwardp. 150
47. K'un/Oppression (Exhaustion)p. 152
48. Ching/The Wellp. 154
49. Ko/Revolution (Molting)p. 156
50. Ting/The Caldronp. 158
51. Chen/The Arousing (Shock, Thunder)p. 160
52. Ken/Keeping Still, Mountainp. 162
53. Chien/Development (Gradual Progress)p. 164
54. Kuei Mei/The Marrying Maidenp. 166
55. Feng/Abundance (Fullness)p. 168
56. Lu/The Wandererp. 171
57. Sun/The Gentle (The Penetrating, Wind)p. 173
58. Tui/The Joyous, Lakep. 175
59. Huan/Dispersion (Dissolution)p. 178
60. Chieh/Limitationp. 180
61. Chung Fu/Inner Truthp. 182
62. Hsiao Kuo/Preponderance of the Smallp. 185
63. Chi Chi/After Completionp. 187
64. Wei Chi/Before Completionp. 190
Appendix Ap. 197
A Handy I Ching Formp. 197
Appendix Bp. 198
Resources for Further Studies in the I Chingp. 198
Indexp. 203