Great Accumulation/Nurturing the Great
C: Heaven is in the mountains,
great accumulation; superior people become acquainted with many precedents of
speech and action, in order to accumulate virtue.
L: In nurturance of the great
it is beneficial to be chaste. It is good not to eat at home; it is beneficial
to cross great rivers.
E: Being able to be still
when strong; practicing nondoing to nurture incipient enlightenment.
L: There is danger; it is
beneficial to stop.
E: In the beginning of
nurturing strength at the beginning, at the point where striving becomes
nonstriving, it is beneficial to stop promoting strength and be still.
L: A cart is divested of its
E: When strength is used
flexibly, protecting the spiritual potential, awaiting the appropriate time to
release, then the nurturance of strength is gaining balance.
L: A good horse gives chase.
It is beneficial to struggle for right. Daily practicing charioteering and
defense, it is beneficial to go somewhere.
E: Although the energy is
full, and the spirit is complete, one must be diligent in remaining correct and
guarding against distraction. When all yin has been purged, there is
spontaneous liberation and transmutation of suffering. This is nurturing
strength and stabilizing the basic energy.
L: The tusks of a gelded boar
E: When yang (temperament)
receives yin nourishment (yielding), the nurturing of strength merges yin and
L: Carrying the crossroads of
E: When the practice of
nurturing the great is fulfilled, the real person emerges. Beyond heaven and
earth, with a body outside the body, complete in oneself, one may begin to
complete others, effortlessly effecting others by startling the ignorant and
amazing the mundane. This is nourishing strength culminating in spiritual