Interpreting The I Ching - Hexagram 28 Ta Kuo

I Ching Hexagram 28 - Ta Kuo
I Ching Hexagram: 28

Name: Ta Kuo.

Keyphrase: The preponderance of the great.

Formed By The Trigrams: Lake over Wind.


General: Staying alert and then intervening in a timely fashion will help forestall many difficulties.

Love: An unresolved conflict may require you to temporarily leave the situation.

Business: You may need to retreat from a difficult business venture.

Personal: Assess your ambitions for the future by letting go of the present.


Overview: Ta Kuo is very much a warning. It tells you that a current situation has gone beyond your control and this may mean withdrawing from the situation completely. Failure to do so will spell disaster. In some cases the situation may be be capable of still being resolved but in most it will not. The damage is already done. However upsetting it may be it is time to cut your losses.