Treading [Conduct]


Treading. Treading upon the tail of the tiger.

It does not bite the man. Success.


Heaven above, the lake below:

The image of Treading.

Thus the superior man discriminates between high and low,

And thereby fortifies the thinking of the people.

6. Look to your conduct and weigh the favorable signs. When everything is fulfilled, supreme good fortune comes.

5. Resolute conduct. Perseverance with awareness of danger.

4. He treads on the tail of the tiger. Caution and circumspection Lead ultimately to good fortune.

3. A one-eyed man is able to see, A lame man is able to tread. He treads on the tail of the tiger. The tiger bites the man. Misfortune. Thus does a warrior act on behalf of his great prince.

2. Treading a smooth, level course. The perseverance of a dark man Brings good fortune.

1. Simple conduct. Progress without blame.