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Iching-hexagram-18.svg
U+4DD1, ䷑
HEXAGRAM FOR WORK ON THE DECAYED

[U+4DD0]
Yijing Hexagram Symbols
[U+4DD2]

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  1. (I Ching hexagram) Work on the decayed.

Hexagram 18 is named (gǔ), "Correcting". Other variations include "work on what has been spoiled (decay)", decaying and "branch".[1] Its inner (lower) trigram is ( xùn) ground = () wind, and its outer (upper) trigram is ( gèn) bound = () mountain. Gu () is the name of a venom-based poison traditionally used in Chinese witchcraft.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moran, Elizabeth; Joseph Yu (2002) The Complete Idiot's Guide to the I Ching[1], Alpha (Pearson)