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The I Ching or Book of Changes

The Richard Wilhelm Translation rendered into English by Cary F. Baynes

Foreword by C. G. Jung

Preface to the Third Edition by Hellmut Wilhelm

 

 

BOLLINGEN SERIES XIX

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS

© 1950, 1967, renewed 1977

by Princeton University Press

Contents

Preface to the Third Edition by Hellmut Wilhelm
The Major Divisions of the Material [Chart]
Foreword by C. G. Jung
Translator’s Note by C. F. Baynes
Preface by Richard Wilhelm
Introduction by Richard Wilhelm
Book I: THE TEXT
Book II: THE MATERIAL
Book III: THE COMMENTARIES
Book I: THE TEXT
PART I
1. Ch’ien / The Creative
2. K’un / The Receptive
3. Chun / Difficulty at the Beginning
4. Mêng / Youthful Folly
5. Hsü / Waiting (Nourishment)
6. Sung / Conflict
7. Shih / The Army
8. Pi / Holding Together [Union]
9. Hsiao Ch’u / The Taming Power of the Small
10. Lü / Treading [Conduct]
11. T’ai / Peace
12. P’i / Standstill [Stagnation]
13. T’ung Jên / Fellowship with Men
14. Ta Yu / Posession in Great Measure
15. Ch’ien / Modesty
16. Yü / Enthusiasm
17. Sui / Following
18. Ku / Work on What Has Been Spoiled [Decay]
19. Lin / Approach
20. Kuan / Contemplation (View)
21. Shih Ho / Biting Through
22. Pi / Grace
23. Po / Splitting Apart
24. Fu / Return (The Turning Point)
25. Wu Wang / Innocence (The Unexpected)
26. Ta Ch’u / The Taming Power of the Great
27. I / The Corners of the Mouth
28. Ta Kuo / Preponderance of the Great
29. K’an / The Abysmal (Water)
30. Li / The Clinging, Fire

 

PART II
31. Hsien / Influence (Wooing)
32. Hêng / Duration
33. Tun / Retreat
34. Ta Chuang / The Power of the Great
35. Chin / Progress
36. Ming I / Darkening of the Light
37. Chia Jên / The Family [The Clan]
38. K’uei / Opposition
39. Chien / Obstruction
40. Hsieh / Deliverance
41. Sun / Decrease
42. I / Increase
43. Kuai / Break-through (Resoluteness)
44. Kou / Coming to Meet
45. Ts’ui / Gathering Together [Massing]
46. Shêng / Pushing Upward
47. K’un / Oppression (Exhaustion)
48. Ching / The Well
49. Ko / Revolution (Molting)
50. Ting / The Caldron
51. Chên / The Arousing (Shock, Thunder)
52. Kên / Keeping Still, Mountain
53. Chien / Development (Gradual Progress)
54. Kuei Mei / The Marrying Maiden
55. Fêng / Abundance [Fullness]
56. Lü / The Wanderer
57. Sun / The Gentle (Penetrating, Wind)
58. Tui / The Joyous, Lake
59. Huan / Dispersion [Dissolution]
60. Chieh / Limitation
61. Chung Fu / Inner Truth
62. Hsiao Kuo / Preponderance of the Small
63. Chi Chi / After Completion
64. Wei Chi / Before Completion

 

Book II: THE MATERIAL
Introduction
Shuo Koa / Discussion of the Trigrams
Chapter I
Chapter II
Chapter III
Ta Chuan: The Great Treatise [Great Commentary]
PART I
A. UNDERLYING PRINCIPLES
CHAPTER I. The Changes in the Universe and in the Book of Changes
CHAPTER II. On the Composition and the Use of the Book of Changes
B. Detailed Discussion
CHAPTER III. On the Words Attached to the Hexagrams and the Lines
CHAPTER IV. The Deeper Implications of the Book of Changes
CHAPTER V. Tao in Its Relation to the Light Power and to the Dark Power
CHAPTER VI. Tao as Applied to the Book of Changes
CHAPTER VII. The Effects of the Book of Changes on Man
CHAPTER VIII. On the Use of the Appended Explanations
CHAPTER IX. On the Oracle
CHAPTER X. The Fourfold Use of the Book of Changes
CHAPTER XI. On the Yarrow Stalks and the Hexagrams and Lines
CHAPTER XII. Summary
PART II
CHAPTER I. On the Signs and Lines, on Creating and Acting
CHAPTER II. History of Civilization
CHAPTER III. On the Structure of the Hexagrams
CHAPTER IV. On the Nature of the Trigrams
CHAPTER V. Explanation of Certain Lines
CHAPTER VI. On the Nature of the Book of Changes in General
CHAPTER VII. The Relation of Certain Hexagrams to Character Formation
CHAPTER VIII. On the Use of the Book of Changes: The Lines
CHAPTER IX. The Lines (continued)
CHAPTER X. The Lines (continued)
CHAPTER XI. The Value of Caution as a Teaching of the Book of Changes
CHAPTER XII. Summary
The Structure of the Hexagrams

 

Book III: THE COMMENTARIES
PART I
1. Ch’ien / The Creative
2. K’un / The Receptive
3. Chun / Difficulty at the Beginning
4. Mêng / Youthful Folly
5. Hsü / Waiting (Nourishment)
6. Sung / Conflict
7. Shih / The Army
8. Pi / Holding Together [Union]
9. Hsiao Ch’u / The Taming Power of the Small
10. Lü / Treading [Conduct]
11. T’ai / Peace
12. P’i / Standstill [Stagnation]
13. T’ung Jên / Fellowship with Men
14. Ta Yu / Posession in Great Measure
15. Ch’ien / Modesty
16. Yü / Enthusiasm
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