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Table of 64 Hexagrams

No Gua TC Pinyin SC English Binary OD
01 qián Initiating 111111 02
02 kūn Responding 000000 01
03 zhūn Beginning 010001 50
04 méng Childhood 100010 49
05 Needing 010111 35
06 sòng Contention 111010 36
07 shī Multitude 000010 13
08 Union 010000 14
09 小畜 xiǎo chù 小畜 Little Accumulation 110111 16
10 Fulfillment 111011 15
11 tài Advance 000111 12
12 Hindrance 111000 11
13 同人 tóng rén 同人 Seeking Harmony 111101 07
14 大有 dà yǒu 大有 Great Harvest 101111 08
15 qiān Humbleness 000100 10
16 Delight 001000 09
17 suí Following 011001 18
18 Remedying 100110 17
19 lín Approaching 000011 33
20 guān Watching 110000 34
21 噬嗑 shì kè 噬嗑 Eradicating 101001 48
22 Adorning 100101 47
23 Falling Away 100000 43
24 Turning Back 000001 44
25 無妄 wú wàng 无妄 Without Falsehood 111001 46
26 大畜 dà chù 大畜 Great Accumulation 100111 45
27 Nourishing 100001 28
28 大過 dà guò 大过 Great Exceeding 011110 27
29 kǎn Darkness 010010 30
30 Brightness 101101 29
31 xián Mutual Influence 011100 41
32 héng Long Lasting 001110 42
33 dùn Retreat 111100 19
34 大壯 dà zhuàng 大壮 Great Strength 001111 20
35 jìn Proceeding Forward 101000 05
36 明夷 míng yí 明夷 Brilliance Injured 000101 06
37 家人 jiā rén 家人 Household 110101 40
38 kuí Diversity 101011 39
39 jiǎn Hardship 010100 38
40 xiè Relief 001010 37
41 sǔn Decreasing 100011 31
42 Increasing 110001 32
43 guài Eliminating 011111 23
44 gòu Encountering 111110 24
45 cuì Bringing Together 011000 26
46 shēng Growing Upward 000110 25
47 kùn Exhausting 011010 22
48 jǐng Replenishing 010110 21
49 Abolishing The Old 011101 04
50 dǐng Establishing The New 101110 03
51 zhèn Taking Action 001001 57
52 gèn Keeping Still 100100 58
53 jiàn Developing Gradually 110100 54
54 歸妹 guī mèi 归妹 Marrying Maiden 001011 53
55 fēng Abundance 001101 59
56 Travelling 101100 60
57 xùn Proceeding Humbly 110110 51
58 duì Joyful 011011 52
59 huàn Dispersing 110010 55
60 jié Restricting 010011 56
61 中孚 zhōng fú 中孚 Innermost Sincerity 110011 62
62 小過 xiǎo guò 小过 Little Exceeding 001100 61
63 既濟 jì jì 既济 Already Fulfilled 010101 64
64 ䷿ 未濟 wèi jì 未济 Not Yet Fulfilled 101010 63

Note:

  1. In the above table, "Gua" refers to the symbol of the Hexagram
  2. "TC" is the acronym for Traditional Chinese
  3. "SC" is the acronym for Simplified Chinese
  4. "Binary" refers to the binary equivalent of a Gua, where a broken line (YIN) is represented by "0", and an unbroken line (YANG) is represented by "1"
  5. "Pinyin" refers to the transliteration/romanization of the Chinese characters
  6. "OD" refers to the number of the Gua that sits in the Opposite Direction of the original Gua in a Luopan. The OD Gua can be obtained by inverting every line of the original Gua. A line in a Gua is known as a Yao. If we use the YIN/YANG representation, we replace every broken line with an unbroken line, and every unbroken line in a Gua with a broken line. If we use the binary representation of the original Gua, we simply replace every "0" with a "1", and every "1" with a "0" to obtain the OD Gua.
  7. The names of the Gua are translated by Alfred Huang in "The Complete I Ching". These names may be translated differently by different translators. For example, Alfred Huang translated hexagram 07 (师) as "Multitude", whereas James Legge translated it as "The Army". The I-Ching translation of Richard Wilhelm, rendered in English by Baynes, also translated this word as "The Army". The Collins Chinese-English Dictionary translates the Chinese word (师) as either "teacher" or "division". In a class of its own, Google Translate renders the Chinese word as "Reverend". Some Chinese dictionaries interpret the term as "众人", which is essentially the understanding of Alfred Huang. However, as Chinese terms may have layers of meanings, a single translation may not be able to convey the whole range of meanings in a Chinese word.

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