I CHING PHILOSOPHY: Chinese Laws of Creativity and Wisdom

The I Ching, or Book of Changes, may be the oldest book of the earth; it is certainly one of our greatest treasures of wisdom. As Confucius said, by following the counsels of the book, and studying it continuously,we can attain creative awareness in every situation. This web is dedicated to assisting in that life long process. It is designed for the moderate to advanced student.

Advanced Ideas and Insights

July 6, 2010
From recent advances in biology we know that the basis of evolution is self organization. There is no outside force orchestrating evolution. There is no...
July 6, 2010
The basic component of the I Ching is a three lined symbol called the Trigram. Each of the three lines in a trigram can either...
July 6, 2010
Study of the trigrams can help you to understand Awareness and your states of consciousness. But the trigrams alone can not help you with existential...
July 7, 2010
To understand the full significance of the hexagrams we also need to understand the interrelated Chinese concepts of Time, Change and Energy. Basic to Chinese...
July 7, 2010
The final concept of cyclical time in Chinese thought follows the Moon-Jupiter year, the twelve year cycle. The Chinese observed that people born in the...
August 2, 2010
Richard Wilhelm is the Marco Polo of the inner world of China. He, more than any other, is responsible for opening up to the...