Interpreting The I Ching - Hexagram 43 Kuai

I Ching Hexagram 43 - Kuai
I Ching Hexagram: 43

Name: Kuai.

Keyphrase: Breakthrough.

Formed By The Trigrams: Lake over Heaven.


General: When the unscrupulous reveal their weaknesses be ready to act.

Love: This is a time when a breakthrough in your relationship will occur. Be sure to handle it honorably.

Business: When an opportunity presents itself, make sure you use positive strategies to achieve the breakthrough you need.

Personal: Any breakthrough on a personal level must be handled ethically.


Overview: Kuai is about opportunities being presented through the weaknesses of others and the need to be ready and prepared to act. Once this opportunity has been presented and you have made a breakthrough you must immediately take advantage of it. It is important for you not to let negative forces regain the upper hand. Kuai also carries a warning not to resort to using your opponents tactics and is a reminder that the end does not justify the means. Replace negativity with a positive alternative.