C: There is fire in the lake,
changing; superior people make a calendar and clarify the seasons.
L: In revolution, the sun of
the self is truth: This is creative, developmental, fruitful, and perfect.
E: Refining personal
desires to become unselfish.
L: Wrapped up in a yellow
E: One is strong but not
enlightened, not able to change the inner, but only able to follow outer change.
Firm in principle without the flexibility of an open mind, is revolution that
abandons the root and pursues the branches.
L: The sun of the self is the
good fortune of expedition in revolution; no blame.
E: By emptying the mind,
one eliminates personal desires, thus killing the existence of the ego. If there
is no ego, one realizes the existence of others, and thus can seek illumined
teachers. This is revolution of emptying the mind to seek illumination.
L: It is not auspicious to go
on an expedition; even if correct, there is danger. Revolutionizing words
formulated thrice, there is certainty.
E: It is not auspicious to
be strong in reforming others when one hasnít yet reformed the self.
L: Regret vanishes. With
sincerity one changes destiny for the better.
E: Having strength but not
asserting it is using sincerity to reform the temperament of the self. This is
revolution of employing strength with flexibility.
L: A great person changes like
a tiger. There is certainty without divination.
E: When strength is
correctly balanced, opening the gate of life is and shutting the door of death,
all acquired influences vanish. This is the purposeful change of a great person
Superior people transform, inferior people
change on the surface. To go on an expedition is unlucky, to remain correct is
E: Superior people are
flexible yet correct, diligent in self-refinement, empty and peaceful, honest
within and inquiring without, transforming temperament and constitution,
sublimating body and mind into the reality of Tao. Inferior people lack the firm
will to complete self-refinement, eventually falling into misfortune. People
with faith are superior, effortlessly transforming their hearts, while people
without faith are inferior, changing only their appearance.