Interpreting The I Ching - Hexagram 2 K'un

Hexagram 2 - K'un
I Ching Hexagram: 2

Name: K'un.

Keyphrase: The Receptive.

Formed By The Trigrams: Earth over Earth.


General: Be receptive to words of advice or influence from those who are worthy of respect. This is a sign of strength, not weakness.

Love: Listen to the advice of family and friends.

Business: Listen to the advice of experts in your field and take stock of your business.

Personal: Take advice from a counselor you trust.


Overview: K'un is pure yin energy. K'un indicates a time that you will benefit from listening to the advice of others whom you respect and trust. Listening to their advice is the only way you will make progress at this time. If you make the mistake of disregarding the advice or not even bothering to listen in the first place then your plans will come to nothing. There will be no progress.