The trigrams: K’UN: Earth, responsive. SUN: wind, gentle.
Ascending. Great progress and success. He need suffer no anxiety when seeking an interview with the great man. Proceeding towards the south will be fortunate.
Here we see the weak line ascending at the appropriate time. The trigram denoting flexibility is joined to that denoting docility. A strong line occupies the central place of the lower trigram, indicating that there will be great progress and success.
Seeking to meet with the great man will give him grounds for congratulation; by proceeding towards the south his aim will be carried out.
Ascending denotes the rise of a worthy officer to a place of distinction. He attains his position of eminence because he displays forcefulness tempered by modesty. The time is now favourable for his advancement’ those in superior positions will look on him with favour. The south is the region of warmth and joyful activity, and signifies his goal.
Trees and vegetation (sun) ascending the earth (K’un) The superior man cultivates his virtue, accumulating small benefits until he has achieved merit which is high and great.