Interpreting The I Ching - Hexagram 21 Shih Ho

I Ching Hexagram 21 - Shih Ho
I Ching Hexagram: 21

Name: Shih Ho.

Keyphrase: Biting through.

Formed By The Trigrams: Fire over thunder.


General: Without justice harmony is unattainable.

Love: Don't let unfair treatment go unanswered. Stand up for yourself.

Business: Watch out for criminal activities being conducted against your business.

Personal: Complex issues can be resolved by receiving insight through meditation.


Overview: Shi Ho is all about injustice. When it forms a barrier between individuals and the community steps must be taken to firmly eradicate it. Action should not be taken lightly though or further disharmony will result. Action taken must be scrupulously just then it will be effective. Shih Ho often appears when crime is the root cause of the problem but not always. Unjustness can exist in other ways. Whether legal or moral the model of justice employed must be honest and honorable.