New course: ‘Using the Full Zhouyi 周易 for Divination’

In less than 4 hours this course was fully booked 😊 Still interested? Fill in the form below and you will be put on the waiting list. A new instance of the course will probably start in July.

Click the image on the right for a video on this course.

  • Do you know the power of the hexagrams and their parts?
  • Have you grasped the mystery and meaning of the text?
  • …but are you not sure how to combine these two?
  • Do you often think that the meaning of the hexagram and its components contradicts the meaning of the text?
  • Then this course is specifically designed for you!

Embark on a transformative journey with our exclusive 8-week course, ‘Using the Full Zhouyi 周易 for Divination’. This immersive program is created to share the wisdom of the Yi Jing through a hands-on, experiential approach. Limited to just eight participants, the course promises an intimate and intensive exploration of divination, ensuring personalized attention and a profound learning experience.

Course Highlights:

  • Exclusive Access: With only eight spots available, you’ll receive focused guidance and an opportunity to submit your own case for analysis.
  • Eight Comprehensive Lessons: Delve into the depths of each hexagram and its symbiotic relationship with the Zhouyi texts.
  • Live Case Studies: Witness the art of divination in action as I dissect eight real-world cases, revealing the intricate dance between hexagram patterns and textual insights.
  • Interactive Learning: No passive reading here! Engage in dynamic teaching sessions where every example springs to life through detailed video explanations.
  • Personalized Feedback: Submit your own case for analysis and benefit from a one-on-one online session to discuss the interpretation and methodology. After each case study, enjoy a one-on-one session to delve deeper into the reading and methodology, with recordings shared for communal reflection.
  • Collaborative Community: Join our vibrant discussion board to exchange ideas, present cases for peer review, and access a treasure trove of shared resources.
  • Cross-Course Synergy: When relevant, gain access to select content from other courses to enrich your understanding
  • Flexible Prerequisites: Whether you’re new to the Yi or have previous experience, all you need is an open mind and a willingness to engage.

Continue reading

Online Workshop ‘The Power of the Hexagrams’

(Click on the picture to hear the text in a video)

The Yijing, the Chinese Book of Changes, is a book of divination that is used by thousands of people all over the world. For more than twenty-five hundred years it is offering advice to those who have doubts and struggle with uncertainties in their lives. But many users of the book find it difficult to interpret the answers that the book gives them. This online workshop wants to help you with that. If you agree with one or more of the following statements, then this workshop is for you:

  • I always find it difficult to interpret the answers from the Yijing
  • I only use the text of the Yijing, and would like to do more with the hexagrams
  • I don’t know how to practically apply the trigrams
  • I know that every line in a hexagram has a general meaning, and I would like to use these in a reading
  • I have been using the Yijing for years, but I still feel like a beginner
  • I want to know more about the Chinese philosophy behind the Yijing
  • I want to pick Harmen’s brain on the Yijing
  • I want to have more confidence in my own interpretations
  • I want to integrate the Yijing into my own profession

If one or more of these statements apply to you then you will benefit from this online workshop. In eight lessons you will learn the power of the hexagrams, how to read them, and make them useful and meaningful for every question that you address to the Book of Changes. Continue reading

Online workshop The Mystery of the Text: Understanding the Words of the Book of Changes

Many users of the Yijing struggle with the text of the oracle: how can you read it in such a way that it always gives a meaningful and relevant answer to the question or situation that you address to the Book of Changes? This workshop will teach you that. We will explore the Chinese text, its origin and development, and will look at early usage and readings of this enigmatic yet fascinating oracle from early China. From there we will build a framework that will help you to understand the layout of the text, and how it conveys it messages in images. You will learn how to read the text, how to work with its images, and how to lift the veil of mystery from its words. After this workshop you know how the text can answer any question that you address to the oracle. You will be able to read the images and can practically apply them to any situation. Who’s afraid of the text? You won’t be after this workshop.

I made a short video in which I walk you through the contents of the course: Contents of the Mystery of the Text course (youtube.com) (forget the date that I mention in the video – I made this video for an earlier instalment of the course.). Continue reading

On sabbatical

After the current running courses are finished I will take a sabbatical. I will begin teaching again in about a half year from now (or a year from now – I actually have no idea), but since my courses tend to fill up pretty quickly I have decided to work with a waiting list. Fill in the form below, I will notify you when the next course(s) will start and you will be amongst the chosen ones to sign up first, if you want.

Online Workshop ‘The Power of the Hexagrams’

(Click on the picture to hear the text in a video)

The Yijing, the Chinese Book of Changes, is a book of divination that is used by thousands of people all over the world. For more than twenty-five hundred years it is offering advice to those who have doubts and struggle with uncertainties in their lives. But many users of the book find it difficult to interpret the answers that the book gives them. This online workshop wants to help you with that. If you agree with one or more of the following statements, then this workshop is for you:

  • I always find it difficult to interpret the answers from the Yijing
  • I only use the text of the Yijing, and would like to do more with the hexagrams
  • I don’t know how to practically apply the trigrams
  • I know that every line in a hexagram has a general meaning, and I would like to use these in a reading
  • I have been using the Yijing for years, but I still feel like a beginner
  • I want to know more about the Chinese philosophy behind the Yijing
  • I want to pick Harmen’s brain on the Yijing
  • I want to have more confidence in my own interpretations
  • I want to integrate the Yijing into my own profession

If one or more of these statements apply to you then you will benefit from this online workshop. In eight lessons you will learn the power of the hexagrams, how to read them, and make them useful and meaningful for every question that you address to the Book of Changes. Continue reading