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  I Ching - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One of the tombs contained more or less complete 2nd century BC texts of the I Ching, the Dao De Jing and other works, which are mostly similar yet in some ways diverge significantly from the "received," or traditional, texts preserved by the chances of history.
Partly forgotten due to the rise of Chinese Buddhism during the Tang dynasty, the I Ching returned to the attention of scholars during the Song dynasty.
The I Ching is presented as one of many divinatory methods by which individuals in Pullman's universe are able to communicate with Dust.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/I_Ching   (2792 words)

 Tao Te Ching - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Tao Te Ching can be seen as advocating mostly "female" (or Yin) values, emphasising "water" fluidity and softness (instead of the solid and stable "mountain"), choosing the obscure and mysterious aspect of things in order to be able to rule-without-ruling them.
As in the theory of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, the Tao Te Ching assumes that ancient times were those of happiness, purity of intentions, full communion with nature, "the times when anyone could look inside the nests of all the birds".
The Tao Te Ching is written in classical Chinese, which is in itself difficult even for normally educated modern native speakers of Chinese to understand completely.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /tao_te_ching.htm   (3139 words)

 I Ching resources: history and archaeology
It actually records many consultations with the I Ching, including the answers it gave, and most (though not all) of the texts it quotes are identical with those we have today.
During this period - from the 3rd century BC to the turn of the millennium - the I Ching's 'Wings' were added, with detailed commentary on the interrelationships of the hexagrams' lines and the discovery of the trigrams.
The I Ching is not only a book: it is a conversation between countless generations of questioners, over thousands of years, and the spirit that speaks through the book.
www.onlineclarity.co.uk /I_Ching_resources/history.html   (1235 words)

 I Ching   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I Ching: An Annotated Bibliography by Edward Hacker, Steve Moore, Lorraine Patsco (Routledge) With over one thousand entries covering a diverse range of sources including books, articles, unpublished dissertations, taped lectures, devices and software, this is the most comprehensive annotated bibliography of English works on the I Ching.
Jung's interest in the I Ching was central to the development of his hypothesis of "synchronicity," and his ideas have been further explored and expanded by his followers.
It appeared to me that the perspective and the conceptual devices with which the 1 Ching depicts the essential conditions of the social world were of significance in modem social sciences and their main ideas could be translated without much difficulty into sociological terminology.
www.sirreadalot.org /religion/religion/chinichingR.htm   (4465 words)

 Hexagrams of the I Ching
You consult the I Ching by using a random selection process to choose one of the sixty four hexagrams to answer a question.
Most of the text of the I Ching is comprised of explanations and commentary concerning each of the sixty four hexagrams.
The principles of the I Ching and the law of synchonicity are in accord with the natural Laws of Chaos and Self Organization.
www.ichingwisdom.com /IChingWisdom/hexagrams.html   (1610 words)

 I Ching   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The I-Ching is based upon an entire philosophy which is the unified and cyclical universe, the future develops according to fixed laws and numbers.
The I-Ching does not give definitive answers (similar to Tarot) but enables the inquirer to look within themselves for answers.
The final writings connected with the I-Ching did not reach the west until the 19th Century when it was translated into German and then into English.
www.mystical-www.co.uk /i_ching.htm   (301 words)

 I Ching - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
The I Ching (Simplified Chinese: 易经;; Traditional Chinese: 易經;, Hanyu Pinyin: Yì Jīng; Cantonese IPA: jɪk6gɪŋ1; Cantonese Jyutping: jik6ging1; alternative romanizations include I Jing, Yi Ching, Yi King) is the oldest of the Chinese classic texts.
In Western cultures, the I Ching is commonly regarded as simply a system of divination, but, in fact, it expresses the wisdom and philosophy of ancient China.
The taijitu is surrounded by four of the eight trigrams: earth, air, fire and water, similar to the four elements of Western mythology, representing the various states of existence.
www.egnu.org /thelema/index.php/I_Ching   (2451 words)

 FREE I Ching Readings
The I Ching (Classic of Changes or Book of Changes), also known as the Yi Jing, Yijing, or I Ging, is one of the Five Classics, the fundamental books of Confucianism.
It is over 3000 years old (the symbols used in divination are over 5000 years old), making it both one of the oldest surviving books in the world, and one of the oldest forms of divination.
It is by far the most popular spiritual resource and oracle in Asia, and has a growing following in Europe and the Americas based on its uncanny ability to provide detailed insights to those who study it carefully.
www.facade.com /iching   (163 words)

 I Ching - A Brief History of the I Ching   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Though the exact origin of the I Ching system is unknown, legend tells us that it was originally given to Fu Hsi, a Chinese sage who was that country's first emperor, having united all the Chinese people for the first time.
Tan had been thoroughly instructed in the I Ching by his father, and it was he who interpreted the meanings of each of the individual lines of the I Ching.
So profound was the wisdom of King Wen and his sons, wisdom which was gained through the study of the I Ching, that they were able to provide so strong a foundation for their dynasty that it lasted for 800 years, the longest in the history of China.
www.tryskelion.com /ichnghis.htm   (358 words)

 I Ching Oracle
An ancient Chinese system of divination, the origins of the I Ching are steeped in myth and legend.
If you use the I Ching in a trivial or inappropriate way, you are not only wasting your own time but you risk being wound up or perhaps reprimanded by the responses you receive from the oracle.
I have attempted to be accurate and faithful to the spirit and personality of the I Ching, but have also been creative in my adaptations.
www.mdani.demon.co.uk /para/iching1.htm   (2510 words)

 Change7 I Ching
The I Ching is a classic of Chinese literature.
Change7 I Ching is a shareware program that runs on Windows 95/98/NT.
It has the following advanced features: Consult the I Ching with the coins or the yarrow-stalk method, using an animated interface.
change7.com /iching   (119 words)

 I Ching Counseling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I Ching Counseling exists to help you discover and nurture your life-force, so that you may understand with all your being the character and meaning of the Cosmic spark that is your life on this earth.
I Ching Counseling, unlike traditional psychoanalytical and psychotherapeutic methods, does not "chain you to a couch" for months or years at a time, in a seemingly endless cycle of dependence on a therapist.
I Ching Counseling is designed to help you work through the important and pressing problem areas in your life now, and to help you learn how to work with them independently--within weeks or even days.
www.ichingcounseling.com   (709 words)

 Teaching Clinical Psychology - I Ching   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Inspired by the mathematical structure of the I Ching, the German philosopher and mathematician Leibnitz invented the binary system, which was a major contribution to computer science, and eventually resulted in the fact that you are at this very moment reading this sentence.
Carl Jung also was fascinating by the I Ching, and proposed "synchronicity" as the acausal mechanism by which one's mind, the coins or sticks, and the hexagrams become interconnected.
While the classic translations of the I Ching (such as the Wilhelm/Baynes edition) are the definitive works, they are probably too abstruse for most students to understand.
www.rider.edu /~suler/iching.html   (476 words)

 I Ching astrology & readings, horoscopes, forecasts, natal charts, personal advice, compatibility   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I Ching astrology is based on - and developed from - the famous "Book of Changes" also called the I Ching (or Yi Jing, as more and more people call and write it).
The astrology of the I Ching was developed around 1,000 AC during the Ming Dynasty.
Some scientists have also found out that the 64 hexagrams of the I Ching can be shown to be completely analogous of DNA patterns, which may be an indication of its solidly "universal" nature.
www.crystalray.org /iching   (776 words)

 I Ching Oracle
The I Ching is an ancient Chinese oracle that provides an Oriental philosophical perspective to give insight on situations and problems.
The I Ching is an ancient text which the chinese have used for over 3000 years as a source of guidance, divination and inspiration.
Because the I Ching prompts you to thought rather than preaching, it is compatible with any religious belief.
www.elevated.fsnet.co.uk /i-ching.html   (483 words)

 Yin & Yang and the I Ching
The "old" lines therefore change into their opposites, giving us two hexagrams if any changing lines are involved: the first hexagram, representing the current state of affairs; and the second hexagram, after the changes have been made, representing the future state of affairs.
The text of the I Ching describes the significance of each hexagram and also the special meaning to be attached to the presence of any changing lines.
By the Han Dynasty, it was up to 82% (or 7697), the Sung up to 93% (21,810), and in the Ch'ing radical and phonetic characters were 97% (or 47,141) of the total.
www.friesian.com /yinyang.htm   (4939 words)

 I Ching - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
The I Ching (易經 pinyin yì jīng) is the oldest of the Chinese classic texts.
When an hexagram is cast using one of the processes of Divination with I Ching, each of the lines may be indicated as moving or unmoving.
Partly forgotten because of the rise of Chinese Buddhism during the Tang dynasty, the I Ching came back to the attention of many scholars during the Song dynasty, concomitant with the reassessment of Confucianism by Confucians in the light of Taoist and Buddhist metaphysics, known in the West as Neo-Confucianism.
education.music.us /I/I-Ching.htm   (1826 words)

 What is the I Ching (Book of Changes)?
The I Ching, also known in the West as The Book of Change, may be the oldest book in the world.
Study of the I ching thus makes it possible for us to orient individual human activities and situations within the larger context of harmonious interactions between people, nature, and the cosmos.
The I ching is a practical guide through the perplexities and insecurities of daily life.
www.wholarts.com /psychic/iching.html   (566 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: The Multimedia I Ching   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Through its familiar system of 64 six-line "hexagrams," the I Ching attempts to render all phenomena in the universe in terms of the interplay of the primal forces of Heaven and Earth.
Throughout the I Ching, tours await to guide you to both the deep resources of the disc and the many tools for using them.
The Multimedia I Ching boasts "luxurious rendered graphics" and claims to be the first multimedia platform worthy of a text with the depth and beauty of the Book of Changes.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0691012121?v=glance   (963 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: I Ching   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Introductory chapters detail the evolution of the I Ching, from the philosophical reinterpretations of Confucius to the modern musings of Carl Jung, and clearly explain both the coin method and yarrow-stalk method for consulting the oracle.
Whether or not you like this sparse, minimalist I Ching will depend on if you consider the later Confucian commentaries to be mere ornamentation or a natural, organic development and unfolding of the I Ching.
Carl Jung apparently used "I Ching," along with night dreams and visions of his subjects ("patients"), to gain knowledge of the relevant human factors and possible actions - or inactions - as suggested by the combination of these diverse elements of the subjective life.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0894803190?v=glance   (1716 words)

 I CHING SOLUTIONS: Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The purpose of I Ching Solutions is to help us solve the problems of our lives through an understanding and ability that is already inherent both within ourselves and within the circumstances in which we live.
The I Ching posseses (among other things) an uncanny ability to reveal to us exactly what is right in front of us as well as any necessary action to be taken or to be avoided.
The I Ching (translated as The Book of Change or The Book of Transformation, among many) is at least as old as the advent of written language in China, from five thousand to six thousand years.
www.ichingsolutions.com   (890 words)

 I Ching (monk) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Not to be confused with the I Ching (易經), the Book of Changes.
I Ching (義淨; pinyin Yì Jìng) (635 - 713) was a Chinese Buddhist monk who travelled to India by sea to collect Buddhist texts in Sanskrit.
Personal response to the writing of I Ching
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/I_Ching_(monk)   (146 words)

 Open Directory - Society: Religion and Spirituality: Divination: I Ching   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I Ching Counseling - Provides information on insight counseling in using the I Ching oracle to work through problems in work, health, and relationships.
I Ching Solutions - Joseph D. Leone, I Ching consultant, helps you find inner clarity and outer solutions by using the profound guidance of China's ancient I Ching.
I-ching - Philosophy and Practice - Provides teachings on the philosophy and practice of I-ching, including courses, an oracle, general introduction, newsletter, and a search engine to examine every aspect presented.
dmoz.org /Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Divination/I_Ching   (521 words)

 the I Ching or book of changes
The I Ching or Book of Changes is an ancient Chinese text used as an oracle to find out the answers to troubling questions such as "what does the future hold for me?" The book consists of 64 hexagrams, which is the number of possible combinations of pairs of six broken or unbroken lines (trigrams).
One may consult the I Ching by flipping numbered coins and adding up the numbers to determine the hexagram.
Carl Jung saw the I Ching as exemplifying what he called synchronicity.
skepdic.com /iching.html   (214 words)

 I Ching   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The I Ching is both a book and a method of divination that represents one of the first efforts of humans to grasp their relationship to nature and society.
The I Ching is a book of wisdom that illustrates correct and balanced action in a multitude of situations.
The basis of the I Ching philosophy is that nothing is static and that our task is to adjust to the ebbs and flows of change.
www.crystalinks.com /ching.html   (783 words)

 I Ching Online
The I Ching does not contain a kua or a line that answers "Yes" or "No." But, if you ask a question that requires a yes or no answer such as, "Should I marry now?" and you receive as an answer the kua of "Strong Restraint," your answer would be clear.
A more meaningful answer can be obtained if you ask, "What can I expect if I marry now?" Depending on your answer, you might then want to ask, "What can I expect if I marry later?" Intelligent, well thought out questions will be the most rewarding.
I Ching Basics Fu Hsi (pronounced foo shee), the great Chinese sage to whom the I Ching system is attributed, constructed his answers in the form of sixty-four figures, the six linear lines stacked one above the other, either undivided, or divided, called kua.
flytrapinteractive.com /~complimentary/iching   (457 words)

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