Gallery of universal triangles.
Hexagram i-jing 31.
1. Perfect world.
LIBRA - cardinal sign and third quarter of zodiac.
TAURUS - firm sign and first quarter of zodiac.
VIRGO - mutable sign and second quarter of zodiac.
CRAB - cardinal mark and elements of water.
TAURUS - firm mark and elements of ground.
GEMINI - mutable mark and elements of air
3. Imperfect world - unconscious sphere.
CRAB - initial third of astrological circle and symbol of water element.
VIRGO - middle third of zodiacal circle and symbol of earth element.
AQUARIUS - last third of astrological circle and symbol of air element.
4. Imperfect world - conscious sphere.
PISCES - third segment of zodiacal chart and water natural elements.
VIRGO - second segment of zodiacal chart and ground natural elements.
GEMINI - first segment of zodiacal chart and air natural elements.
5. Discrete world - astral sphere.
PISCES - area of slow planets - water elemental nature.
TAURUS - area of less rapid planets - earth elemental nature.
GEMINI - area of fast heavenly bodies - air elemental nature.
6. Discrete world - ethereal sphere.
SCORPIO - slow heavenly bodies and water elementals.
CAPRICORN - less rapid heavenly bodies and ground elementals.
GEMINI - fast planets and air elementals.
Astrological charts of universe of this gallery allow to correlate hexagrams
of the Books of Changes i-jing not only to zodiacal signs of classical European
astrology, but also with twelve animals which form the traditional Chinese
zodiac and are basic symbols of the cyclic calendar of ancient China. Namely the
shown triangles of universe can be correlated to zodiacal animals of Chinese
astrology and cyclic calendar which could be known and actual when philosophers
in ancient China created the Book of Changes i-jing.
Look information about twelve zodiacal animals of Chinese cyclic calendar and astrology on pages of this website in section where ratio of hexagrams i-jing with chronological cycles of time is described.
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Information about zodiacal animals of Chinese astrology and traditional calendar of ancient China.