30) Li: Fire
C: Light has dual function; superior people illumine the four quarters with continuing light.
L: Fire is beneficial for correctness and development. Raising a cow brings good fortune.
E: One of the four timeless hexagrams; illumination with inner openness.
L: The steps are awry. If you are heedful of this, there will be no fault.
E: To employ illumination it is necessary to first seek it.
L: Yellow fire is very auspicious.
E: This is being unillumined and seeking the illumination of others.
L: The afternoon light; unless you drum on a jug and sing, there will be the lament of old age, which is unfortunate.
E: Overusing illumination without nurturing it ruins one's illumination at the peak.
L: The coming forth is abrupt, burning dying, abandoned.
E: Being eager to understand outside without being able to understand inside is seeking illumination abruptly without due process. This is considering oneself illumined when one is not.
L: Weeping and lamenting. Good fortune.
E: Knowing one's principles are weak is clearly knowing one is not illumined.
L: The king hereby goes on an expedition; there is good luck, and he crushes the leader. As the captive is not the common followers, there is no blame.
E: Understanding the accord of inside and outside, understanding the reversal of acquired conditioning of the human mind, illumination is good without error.