Ancient Symbols & Signs

I Ching Trigram Sun

i Ching Symbols: I Ching Trigram Sun

King Wen of the Zhou Dynasty has been accredited with the following philosophical description of the source of I Ching.

“When the world began, there was heaven and earth. Heaven mated with the earth and gave birth to everything in the world. Heaven is Qian-gua, and the Earth is Kun-gua. The remaining six gua are their sons and daughters”.


Sun represents penetration, pliability, influence and the growth of vegetation.
Family Body Part Compass Point Element Season Natural Element
Eldest Daughter Thighs SE Wood Late Spring/Early Summer Wind