The Gentle (The Penetrating, Wind)



The Gentle. Success through what is small.

It furthers one to have somewhere to go.

It furthers one to see the great man.


Winds following one upon the other:

The image of the Gently Penetrating.

Thus the superior man

Spreads his commands abroad

And carries out his undertakings.

6. Penetration under the bed. He loses his property and his ax. Perseverance brings misfortune.

5. Perseverance brings good fortune. Remorse vanishes. Nothing that does not further. No beginning, but an end. Before the change, three days. After the change, three days. Good fortune.

4. Remorse vanishes. During the hunt Three kinds of game are caught.

3. Repeated penetration. Humiliation.

2. Penetration under the bed. Priests and magicians are used in great number. Good fortune. No blame.

1. In advancing and in retreating, The perseverance of a warrior furthers.