Hexagram 05, line 3


Ni 泥: mud. The Shanghai Museum MS has ni 坭 which is a known variant of 泥. The character also means ‘to be obstructed, to be held up’, like being stuck in the mud.

Zhi 致: cause something to arrive (使達到), to make it dispatch.

Zhi 至: arrive.

Waiting in the mud will make invaders come.

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