Books about I ching (I Ging)
The I Ching or Yì Jīng, the Book of Changes, is a collection of line drawings and associated wisdom. Every TCM therapist should have read it at least once.
In the book I Written the Book of Life, the basic aspects, the prerequisite for understanding the I Ching with its hexagram structure, inner contexts, and overall structures are briefly and clearly described – and the doors open to understanding the 64 contemplative texts and materials. The style chosen by Rene van Osten follows the tradition of profound wisdom and at the same time builds linguistic bridges to the 20th century, which, however, adequately acknowledge both the ancient sages of China and the outstanding achievements of Richard Wilhelm. The world and foresight inherent in the I Ching must be explored for each individual who approaches him for himself: to recognize, to experience and sometimes to suffer. Rene van Osten offers a helpful hand to all those who dare to enter these levels of knowledge with his publications. The I Ching can claim to be as remarkable in its power and wisdom as, for example, the Bible – connecting heaven and earth. Starting from magical panels of symbolic signs around 1000 BC, often simply used as an oracle, it was used in a kind of world formula, the researchers recognize in recent times, even today in the I Ching. All Chinese and many science systems beyond its limits sought to tune their systems with the book, which to this day only underscores its unbroken power.
I Ging and Psyche by Riegel shows that this book is China’s oldest foundation work. Especially interesting are the clarity about the current situation, the expected development and the correct procedure. Answers to all questions were given by the 64 hexagrams with the approx. 4,098 conversion options. In medicine you receive disharmony patterns over a detected hexagram. This shows disharmonies in the yin-yang ratio of the organism as well as in the organ function circles. The hexagrams, through their characteristic image and classical commentary on symbolism, provide a picture of the fundamental nature and character traits of the person to whom the hexagram is assigned. All 64 hexagrams in this book are analyzed as mirrors of the soul and are provided with tips for the health of the organism.