I-Ching. The Six Dragons series of the Hexagram Qian.
A Dragon a day.
Extra dragons: Multitudes of Dragons
The Classic reads: The multitude of dragons are without head.
Oh! I thought there were six dragons in Qian hexagram. And why is there extra layer and extra dragons.
Yes! The extra layers are peculiar only for the hexagram of Qian and Kun.
And in this extra layer, it is multitude of dragons. They are without head. And why is that considered auspicious?
quote an example, the Chinese all over the world are influenced by
Confucius for thousands of years. Also... Japanese and Korean. In our
personal character and our relationship with each other. Our idea of
kindness, duty, morality, righteousness, self reliance, reciprocation to
kindness, hierarchy of elderly and young, the dignity of a gentleman...
ideas has made Chinese the exception “dragons and phoenixes in the
world. And made Chinese civilization the oldest unbroken civilization in
The strength of Chinese Civilization doesn’t come “naturally “. Look at all other civilizations that have “naturally perished”.
We owe the continuation of Chinese Civilization to the wisdom, diligence and persistence of what Confucius has done.
Many Chinese doesn’t even realize this. Thus, it’s “without head”.
Many foreigners, even quote any wise saying as belong to Confucius even if it is not. So it is even “without tails”
The merits of Confucius surpass any Kings, emperors and sages. He has given birth to multitudes of dragons and phoenixes.
It is super auspicious. Extra dragons. Multitudes of dragons. Without head.
My modern calligraphies expression:
I wrote a huge character “Multitude” in the center, and many repetitions of “dragons”
-- Master Yun, 24 September 2020