Interpreting The I Ching - Hexagram 31 Hsien

I Ching Hexagram 31 - Hsien
I Ching Hexagram: 31

Name: Hsien.

Keyphrase: Courtship.

Formed By The Trigrams: Lake over Mountain.


General: Success is assured when attraction is strengthened by mutual respect and support.

Love: If your partner has shared and complementary qualities then you are well matched.

Business: Seek a partner or partnership that complements your own strengths.

Personal: Cultivate respect and honor toward those around you.


Overview: Hsien is about your perception of those around you whether family, friends, or business partners. You will be most successful in any area when the qualities you and they have are both shared and complementary. If one of these aspects is missing then the relationship will be undermined. Although Hsien most often appears for romantic situations it is also a reminder that the same qualities are needed in all aspects of life for a relationship to work.