Pushing Upward


Pushing Upward has supreme success.

One must see the great man.

Fear not.

Departure toward the south

Brings good fortune.


Within the earth, wood grows:

The image of Pushing Upward.

Thus the superior man of devoted character

Heaps up small things

In order to achieve something high and great.

6. Pushing upward in darkness. It furthers one To be unremittingly persevering.

5. Perseverance brings good fortune. One pushes upward by steps.

4. The king offers him Mount Ch'i. Good fortune. No blame.

3. One pushes upward into an empty city.

2. If one is sincere, It furthers one to bring even a small offering. No blame.

1. Pushing upward that meets with confidence Brings great good fortune.