Ancient Symbols & Signs

I Ching Trigram Tui

i Ching Symbols: I Ching Trigram Tui

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”.


Tui represents happiness, joy and satisfaction, manifested as achievement and progress.

Family Body Part Compass Point Element Season Natural Element
Youngest Daughter Mouth W Water/Metal Autumn Lake