Interpreting The I Ching - Hexagram 7 Shih

Hexagram 7 - Shih
I Ching Hexagram: 7

Name: Shih.

Keyphrase: Integrity and resolution.

Formed By The Trigrams: Earth over Water.


General: Trust is the key to true leadership.

Love: Conflicted can be avoided by using your integrity.

Business: Staying honest and fair will help gain the respect of those that work for you.

Personal: Discipline and honesty should be incorporated into your approach to life.


Overview: Shih relates to discipline and integrity within all that we do. The I Ching likens Shih to an army. A country without an army is vulnerable. A country with an army is still vulnerable if it is undisciplined and poorly led. Mutual rather than personal benefit should be the rule.