Hexagram 22: Gazing at the Sky


The Wise One sits on a mountain, gazing into heaven.


Before the Golden Code can be brought to Earth, Heaven must be glimpsed from the mountain. The Wise One does much work by simply meditating. His vision turns quietly to the sky before his quill will move. Nevertheless, there is much danger in the valley below. Only the fool rushes to code whenever he hears the minister's foot steps.

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