The hexagram describes a stage of decline
where one realises that one
no longer has the upper hand and must accept the possibility of
The hexagram means impotence in the face of
One is constrained by an unsupportive environment
while one still has a
task to accomplish. The objective is out of reach.
The impasse may only be temporary. There may be
other ways or other
times to achieve one's goals. But the impasse may also be
insurmountable, which means defeat.
Until times change do not pursue