Hexagram Thirty – Six/36
Ming I / Eclipsing the Light
Warmth and Light are swallowed by Deep Darkness:
The Superior Person shows his brilliance by keeping it veiled among the masses.
Stay true to your course, despite the visible obstacles ahead.
This time calls for a saintly effort to turn the other cheek.
You have been deliberately injured.
Going blow-for-blow will only escalate this war.
Abstain from vengeance.
Show all watching that you are above it.
Sidestep your aggressor’s headlong charge, giving him the opportunity to fall on his face.
Thirty – Six
It is very creative. It is sometimes a genius. It is also self-conscious, inhibited, and aloof.
Thirty – Six
Higher Powers are here to help you with material things in your life. You will need it to maintain correct heading in your life path and to help people around you. For now you should focus primarily on spiritual aspects of life. As material aspects of life is taken care of, it’s unnecessary to waste your energy and talents on it.
Animal Spirit Guide and Helper
What is the meaning of the butterfly? This animal totem is primarily associated with symbolism of change and transformation.
- Powerful transformation, metamorphosis in your life, personality
- Moving through different life cycles
- Renewal, rebirth
- Lightness of being, playfulness
- Elevation from earthly matters, tuning into emotional or spiritual
- The world of the soul, the psyche
A secondary meaning of the butterfly is about finding joy in life and lightness of being.