Interpreting The I Ching - Hexagram 34 Ta Chuang
Name: Ta Chuang.
Keyphrase: The power of the great.
Formed By The Trigrams: Thunder over Heaven.
General: To win an advantage you not only need increase your strength but to accompany it with responsible action.
Love: You will find others have a powerful attraction to you - use this power wisely.
Business: This is a favorable time for business but do not try and go to far. Make sure you protect yourself and those around you.
Personal: Problem issues can be favorably overcome if tackled with honor and compassion.
Overview: Ta Chuang relates to the chance to take advantage of the current situation. Unlike Tun which urges a temporary retreat, Ta Chuang urges you to make the most of it. It carries the warning though, that overconfidence can lead to a downfall. Don't be rash, plan your strategy wisely and minimize damage wherever possible. Feeling empowered is good, but don't be narcissistic about it.