The I Ching

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The I Ching, or "Classic of Changes", is an ancient Chinese oracle, one of the five classics of Confucianism, traditionally used for divination and as a moral, philosophical, and cosmological text.  Yet great as it's relevance to an understanding of ancient and modern Chinese thought is, the I Ching goes beyond that, giving an insight into science and objectve and subjective reality.  It has profound implications for our understanding of quantum physics, chance and meaning, the genetic code, and mo0re.  It is without doubt one of the most profound systems ever formulated.

The History of the I Ching
The Principle of Yi (Change) - by James Lee
The I Ching and Divination
The fundamental polarity - yin and yang
The 4 Bigrams
The 8 Trigrams
The 64 Hexagrams
The I Ching and the Sefer Yetzirah by E. A. Tortchinov
A Comparison of the I Ching and the Ten Sefiroth in Kabbalah by Yakov Leib haKohain
The I Ching and the Genetic Code
The I Ching and Science
The I Ching and the Vedas by Vik
Ecognostic review of the Wilhelm edition of the I Ching
a few I Ching links



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The I Ching or Book of Changes The Complete I Ching: The Definitive Translation by the Taoist Master Alfred Huang
by Richard Wilhelm and Cary F. Baynes by Alfred Huang
The classic, definitive translation, far superior to the earlier and rather stilted James Legge version. More than a translation, it is also a commentary, including long descriptions explaining and clarifying the mean of each line and hexagram. Also includes a preface by Carl Jung.
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A new translation to replace the venerable Wilhelm, Legge, and Blofeld versions.


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