55) Feng: Richness
C: Thunder and lightning both arrive, abundant; superior people pass judgment and execute punishment.
L: Richness is developmental. Freedom from worry when the king is great is suited to midday.
E: Balance of understanding and action, preventing danger by awareness.
L: Meeting your director, even as equals there is no blame. If you go on, there will be exaltation.
E: This is being strong and increasing understanding (richness) from the sage in the beginning.
L: Increasing the shade, seeing stars at midday, if you go on this way you will have doubt and affliction. But if there is sincerity and it is acted on, it will bring good fortune.
E: When associating with wrong people, illumination is obstructed. Therefore, it is necessary for the weak to borrow strength from a true teacher to produce richness.
L: Increasing shade, seeing glimmering stardust at midday, one breaks one’s right arm. No one is to blame.
E: Rapid advancement of the enrichment of illumination, will bring rapid regression of illumination. This is richness of strength incapable of yielding.
L: Increasing shade, seeing stars at midday. Meeting the hidden master is auspicious.
E: It is auspicious for the richness of strength to be flexible, concealing illumination, thus nurturing it.
L: Bringing beatification, there is glory; this is auspicious.
E: With flexible receptivity balanced, clarity arises in an empty mind, crystallizing the golden elixir. While striving for illumination goes unnoticed, everyone knows of the arrival at non-striving (illumination), since it is spontaneously unified with humble action.
L: Embellishing the room, shading the house; peeking in the door, it is quiet, with no one there, unseen for three years. Inauspicious.
E: When one is weak, without illumination, and satisfied with solitary quietude, it is inauspicious. This is richness of weak nihilism.