14) Dayou: Great Possession
C: Fire is in the sky, great possession; superior people stop evil and promote good, obeying heaven and accepting its order.
L: In great possession are creation and development.
E: Mutual enhancement of strength and lucidity; continuous renewal, inward discipline.
L: If there is no association with what is harmful, one is not blameworthy. If you struggle, there will be no fault.
E: In the beginning of great possession, it is required to quietly nurture (conquer) the mind in order to achieve freedom from wrong thinking.
L: Using a great car for transport, when there is a place to go there is no fault.
E: When one can avoid external injury, inner abundance of virtue requires outer effectiveness.
L: The work of barons serves the son of heaven. Petty people are incapable of this.
E: With greatness of possession and greatness of action, one can complete celestial virtue. When petty people are adamant but not upright, this is great possession requiring care that firmness be correct.
L: Repudiate self-aggrandizement and there is no fault.
E: When one has strength and illumination without arrogance, outwardly appearing insufficient yet inwardly is superabundant, possession grows without loss. This is great possession valuing most firmness with the ability to be flexible.
L: The trust is mutual. Power is auspicious.
E: Through the receptivity of the open mind, inwardly believing in the nonexistence of oneself as an individual alone while knowing the existence of others, one can seek strength with flexibility and regulate flexibility with strength. This is possession in the sense of not possessing, thus needing to seek others.
L: Help from heaven is auspicious, unfailingly beneficial.
E: In the end of great possession, firmness and flexibility are integrated with celestial principle, the golden elixir is crystallized, and one’s fate depends on oneself rather than heaven. When one preserves strength by illumination, the order of heaven is omnipresent. Thus heaven helps to complete the requirement of great possession.