This book is now available within the Yi Jing iPhone app

The Yi Jing app can be purchased from the Apple App Store. Our book is available as an in app purchase for $5.99.

The dice method from the book has also been added to this app or you can choose from a variety of other methods to cast your hexagrams.

Main app page for The I Ching by Michael Hurn with Claire Hurn.

More information about the Yi Jing app can also be found at the Flat Earth Studio web site see:

http://www.flatearthstudio.com/Apps/Apps.html
http://www.flatearthstudio.com/Apps/News/Entries/2011/3/25_For_Wisdom_and_Guidance.html

Michael.

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Good news! The eBook edition is now out-there!



The eBook edition is available in all the major eBook formats; ePub, Kindle, Adobe PDF etc.

So far I have tested a production version of the eBook on Amazon’s New Kindle and the kindle apps for the iPhone/iPad and the PC. Overall I am very happy with it.

The layout changes and sequence still work in this format. Go to the table of contents then select the hexagram index. Once you get that far, the method is the same as if you were using the paper copy.

Please see the ‘About’ and ‘How to’ tabs for details.

Michael.

 

ISBN: 978-1-60911-917-1 for the printed version.

ISBN: 978-1-61204-126-1 for the e-version

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What’s going to happen to my daughter?

Background Info:

Daughter has not been able to get out of a rut – stays home all the time and shows no interested in looking for work and only lukewarm interest in studying though she is very bright. Does not understand the importance of preparing for the future though she may not know at this time exactly what field she’ll go into. There is a tendency to unrealistic thinking and little self discipline. I’m very worried and don’t know how much to push because most of my efforts in the past have been fruitless.
Thank you.

           Line   Count   First Hexagram   Second Hexagram
            6       7       ---------         ---------
            5       7       ---------         ---------
            4       7       ---------         ---------
            3       7       ---------         ---------
            2       7       ---------         ---------
            1       6       --- X ---         ---------
         Hexagram number    037 (44)          077 (1)

Interpretation of answer:

Not really sure. In the face of it:

No 44 – She needs to be curbed and guided to a healthier path.
No. 1 – there is the possibility of success.

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How are things looking for my parents?

Background Info:

My parents are very elderly. I live 4,000 miles away. Caring about them as I do, I am wondering how their future looks.

           Line   Count   First Hexagram   Second Hexagram
            6       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            5       7       ---------         ---------
            4       9*      ----O----         ---   ---
            3       7       ---------         ---------
            2       9       ----O----         ---   ---
            1       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
         Hexagram number    036 (28)          012 (39)

Interpretation of answer:

Excess (28) 036 The siutation cannot hold together much longer so make plans. Work smarter, not harder. Good fortune.

There is a lot of work ahead. Don’t be afraid to work alone. Right decision has been made for circumstances.
*Line 4 – things made safe til permanent solution can be found. Inner strength, ambition and drive lead to a postive outcome for all. Be sincere.

(39) 012
Obstacles ahead. Don’t deal with them by yourself. Get expert help then
plan for the future. Your decision benefits all. You will be a stronger person after fighting through the obstacles. Good fortune.

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How are things looking for my Husband’s business trip?

Background Info:

We have been working on this project for a number of years and now my Husband has a chance to go overseas to promote it.

           Line   Count   First Hexagram   Second Hexagram
            6       7       ---------         ---------
            5       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            4       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            3       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            2       7       ---------         ---------
            1       9       ----O----         ---   ---
         Hexagram number    061 (41)          021 (4) 

Interpretation of answer:

Be careful what and how you do things. Importantly, simplify life plan ahead and stay calm. Be patient and do not show anger or indignation.

It is good to have a destination in mind. He should be sincere and make an effort. Heed this advice and good fortune will follow.

Changing line: My Husband should complete his own obligations before jumping in to help others with theirs. He should carefully consider how much he is willing or able, to take on.

Correct persistence is good but don’t keep asking the same question over and over. Be grateful to the teacher.

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What is the best job for me?

Background Info:

Work in day care – a former City employee.

           Line   Count   First Hexagram   Second Hexagram
            6       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            5       6       --- X ---         ---------
            4       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            3       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            2       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            1       6       --- X ---         ---------
         Hexagram number    000 (2)           042 (3) 

Interpretation of answer:

Persist with what is right. Know what you want. – Health assistance role etc. Let go of unhelpful areas or people. Be calm, stay strong.

Second hexagram:
An obstacle lies in my path – do not stumble blindly and don’t give up. Make plans to overcome the obstacle. I will probably need help to get over this problem.

5th line: Be calm and confident but move slowly – now is not the time for big change.

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Should we renovate our house or move this year?

Background Info:

The house is cluttered and there is not much room for tools and home projects.

           Line   Count   First Hexagram   Second Hexagram
            6       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            5       9       ----O----         ---   ---
            4       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            3       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            2       6       --- X ---         ---------
            1       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
         Hexagram number    002 (8)           020 (7) 

Interpretation of answer:

Allegiance – It is indicated that you will be successful and more focused if you are adaptable and persistent with the situation at hand.

Take well deserved rest, allow others to lead, then there will be no errors. Things could get ugly and stressful for you if you do not heed the advice.

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Will my son be well balanced?

Background Info:

This is a follow-up from the last question.

           Line   Count   First Hexagram
            6       7       ---------
            5       8       ---   ---
            4       8       ---   ---
            3       8       ---   ---
            2       7       ---------
            1       8       ---   ---
         Hexagram number    021 (4)
Note: No changing lines, hence no second hexagram.
This is normal it shows that for the moment your situation is stable.

Interpretation of answer:

You have asked your question now stop asking more about your son. When seeking guidance from my Son’s Teacher, be concise and ask my questions once or I will insult and anger the teacher!

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Will my child will grow up to be a bully?

Background Info:

Phone call from teacher, child scratched another boy.

           Line   Count   First Hexagram   Second Hexagram
            6       6       --- X ---         ---------
            5       6*      --- X ---         ---------
            4       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            3       9       ----O----         ---   ---
            2       6       --- X ---         ---------
            1       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
         Hexagram number    010 (15)          023 (59)

Interpretation of answer:

Address the situation; focus on the present situation and not what will happen in the future. Use this situation as a teaching experience.

Don’t be hasty & rush to resolve the situation it was dealt with already, let sleeping dogs lie. Ask for help on how to address this with my son.

In the future should this happen again if I were to use a bold approach it will work out in my favour but this solution may cause some grief.

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How stable is our future looking?

Background Info:

We have had years & years of turmoil & uncertainty and in the light of husband’s contracting I am wondering how firm / stable we are going to get?

           Line   Count   First Hexagram   Second Hexagram
            6       7       ---------         ---------
            5       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            4       8       ---   ---         ---   ---
            3       9       ----O----         ---   ---
            2       7       ---------         ---------
            1       6       --- X ---         ---------
         Hexagram number    031 (18)          061 (41)

Interpretation of answer:

A new beginning out of mess & muddle, mistakes have been made the good news is that they can be put right.

Take control of situation and remember that things will get worse before they get better. It’s time to move forward decisively.

Prune out the bad stuff. Beware of hasty / thoughtless action!

Stay calm, be organized, and be tactful. Keep going somewhere specific & be sincere.

Consult someone wise.

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