The Chinese Book of Changes
I Ching ( Zhou I ) on-line
with Chinese Characters...
- Floret of an original, transversal and fruitful thought, the I Ching
is the formalization of Changes, alchemical weddings of Yin and Yang,
natural laws of circular regulation in acupuncture and in "Feng-Shui" (Chinese Geomancy), which both apply to man and his environment, setting
them in a reciprocal agreement, in a very ecosystemic and yet typically
Following the classification given by the Encyclopedia Britannica (art. divination),
the I Ching belongs to the same divinatory family than medieval european geomancy
_subject developped in the GEOMANCE's DODECHEDRON Project :
Geomance's Changes implements the Chinese text of the I Ching ; "Judgement" and "Lines",
comments from "Zhou Yi" (primitive I Ching), plus the "Symbols" confucean commentary (see next links below) :
- A Table of the 64 hexagrams (ordered by number) gives access to polysemic sequences both in French and in English,
with subtitles according to Louis-Felix Philastre (1881) and
James Legge (1899) versions.
- A Chinese geomantic compass, with the description of its eighteen circles
(from the "Chinese Geomancy" written by E.J. Eitel at the end of the last century).
- An Interactive Drawing of the I Ching based on yarrow stalk
probabilities uses a pseudo random number generator and gives you the ability of writing-reading
your session (two links below). (A very new version, also based on yarrow stalk probability, uses a genuine
random number generator : click next link below) ;
- I CHING DRAWING THROUGH A GENUINE RANDOM NUMBER
generated by radioactive decay ;
- Link to read your last drawing what'ever interactive
drawing version you used ;
Remark : An ancient version of the drawing module, without cookies storage of your last session,
is still available from the Leading Article (further below);
- A Leading article presents the Geomance Project
in a more exhaustive way and includes a more complete summary, including original articles.
- Geomance Best Links (summary page by subjects);
- AN SOCIETY,
Including an item about the connexion between dangerous Sects and Corporations ) :
Does a physical connection between the sect LANDMAK EDUCATION CORP and
the French Group ACCOR / NOVOTEL) change into moral collusion ?
GEOMANCE's I CHING FOR DOS PROGRAMS
(French & English versions):English version presentation page of the I Ching for DOS program (EV), with links toward download sites. French version presentation page of my I Ching for DOS program (FV), with links toward download sites.
- ICHING PHONETISATION (n.b: after a former project that used a Chinese listing (with many errors...) and an external vocal system to work ;
Chinese Text-to-Speech Conversion (for reference); here is the final listing (January 2007)
Page created the 29 February 1997.
Last update : 16 December 2003