Trigrams, Hexagrams, and the Subtle Body

The EIGHT I-CHING TRIGRAMS and the EIGHT BODILY CIRCUITS of the SUBTLE BODY

Zero (0-0-0) EARTH
The first Trigram of Earth corresponds to the first or Earth Circuit. The Earth Center lies between the kneeling Left and Right Feet midway between the Root and the Base, and the Earth Circuit cycles from the Root, Prakriti, or Elemental Chakra up through the kneeling Left Foot to the Base Chakra (Jupiter/Saturn), and down through the kneeling Right Foot to the Root Chakra.

One (0-0-1) THUNDER
The second Trigram of Thunder corresponds to the second or Thunder Circuit. The Thunder Center lies between the Left and Right Buttocks midway between the Base and the Sex, about the perineum, and the Thunder Circuit cycles from the Base Chakra (Jupiter/Saturn) up through the Right Buttock (Saturn) to the Sex Chakra (Bacchus/Uranus), and down through the Left Buttock (Jupiter) to the Base Chakra (Jupiter/Saturn).

Two (0-1-0) DEEP
The third Trigram of Deep corresponds to the third or Deep Circuit. The Deep Center lies between the Left and Right Ovaries midway between the Sex and the Navel, and the Deep Circuit cycles from the Sex Chakra (Bacchus/Uranus) up through the Left Ovary (Uranus) to the Navel Chakra (Mars/Neptune), and down through the Right Ovary (Bacchus) to the Sex Chakra.

Three (0-1-1) LAKE
The fourth Trigram of Lake corresponds to the fourth or Lake Circuit. The Lake Center lies midway between the Navel and the Solar Plexus, and the Lake Circuit cycles from the Navel Chakra (Mars/Neptune) up through the Right Liver (Neptune) to the Solar Plexus Chakra (Earth/Pluto), and down through the Left Spleen (Mars) to the Navel Chakra (Mars/Neptune).

Four (1-0-0) MOUNTAIN
The fifth Trigram of Mountain corresponds to the fifth or Mountain Circuit. The Mountain Center lies between the two Breasts, midway between the Solar Plexus and Heart. The Mountain Circuit cycles from the Solar Plexus Chakra (Earth/Pluto) up through Left Breast (Proserpina) to the Heart Chakra (Venus/Proserpina), and down through the Right Breast (Venus) to the Solar Plexus Chakra (Earth/Pluto).

Five (1-0-1) SUMMER
The sixth Trigram of Summer corresponds to the sixth or Summer Circuit. The Summer Center lies in the pit of the Throat, midway between the two shoulders and midway between the Heart and Throat chakras. The Summer Circuit cycles from the Heart Chakra (Venus/Proserpina) up through the Right Shoulder (Isis) to the Throat Chakra (Mercury/Isis), and down through the Left Shoulder (Mercury) to the Heart Chakra (Venus/Proserpina).

Six (1-1-0) WIND
The seventh Trigram of Wind corresponds to the seventh or Wind Circuit. The Wind Center lies in the bridge of the Nose, midway between the Throat and Third-Eye Chakras. The Wind Circuit cycles from the Throat Chakra (Mercury/Isis) up through the Left Eye (Moon) to the Third-Eye Chakra (Sun/Moon), and down through the Right Eye (Sun) to the Throat Chakra (Mercury/Isis).

Seven (1-1-1) HEAVEN
The eighth Trigram of Heaven corresponds to the eighth or Heaven Circuit. The Heaven Center lies at the top of the head, midway between the Third-Eye and the Crown Chakras. The Heaven Circuit cycles from the Third-Eye Chakra (Sun/Moon) up through the upraised Right Hand to the Crown, Purusha or Spirit Chakra, and down through the upraised Left Hand to the Third-Eye Chakra (Sun/Moon).

The 64 I-CHING HEXAGRAMS and the 64 CHANNELS of the SUBTLE BODY

Zero (0-0-0 0-0-0) EARTH over EARTH
The first Hexagram of Earth over Earth corresponds to the first Circuit’s first Channel, which flows between the Earth Center and the Root Chakra.

One (0-0-0 0-0-1) EARTH over THUNDER
The second Hexagram of Earth over Thunder corresponds to the first Circuit’s second Channel, which flows between the kneeling Right Foot and the Root Chakra.

Two (0-0-0 0-1-0): EARTH over DEEP
The third Hexagram of Earth over Deep corresponds to the first Circuit’s third Channel, which flows between the Root Chakra and the kneeling Left Foot.

Three (0-0-0 0-1-1): EARTH over LAKE
The fourth Hexagram of Earth over Lake corresponds to the first Circuit’s fourth Channel, which flows between the Earth Center and the kneeling Right Foot.

Four (0-0-0 1-0-0): EARTH over MOUNTAIN
The fifth Hexagram of Earth over Mountain corresponds to the first Circuit’s fifth Channel, which flows between the Earth Center and the kneeling Left Foot.

Five (0-0-0 1-0-1): EARTH over SUMMER
The sixth Hexagram of Earth over Summer corresponds to the first Circuit’s sixth Channel, which flows between the Base Chakra and the kneeling Right Foot.

Six (0-0-0 1-1-0): EARTH over WIND
The seventh Hexagram of Earth over Summer corresponds to the first Circuit’s seventh Channel, which flows between the kneeling Left Foot and the Base Chakra.

Seven (0-0-0 1-1-1): EARTH over HEAVEN
The eighth Hexagram of Earth over Heaven corresponds to the first Circuit’s eighth Channel, which flows between the Earth Center and the Base Chakra.

Eight (0-0-1 0-0-0): THUNDER over EARTH
The ninth Hexagram of Thunder over Earth corresponds to the second Circuit’s first Channel, which flows between the Thunder Center and the Base Chakra.

Nine (0-0-1 0-0-1): THUNDER over THUNDER
The tenth Hexagram of Thunder over Thunder corresponds to the second Circuit’s second Channel, which flows between the Base Chakra and the Right Buttock.

Ten (0-0-1 0-1-0): THUNDER over DEEP
The eleventh Hexagram of Thunder over Deep corresponds to the second Circuit’s third Channel, which flows between the Left Buttock and the Base Chakra.

Eleven (0-0-1 0-1-1): THUNDER over LAKE
The twelfth Hexagram of Thunder over Lake corresponds to the second Circuit’s fourth Channel, which flows between the Thunder Center and the Right Buttock.

Twelve (0-0-1 1-0-0): THUNDER over MOUNTAIN
The thirteenth Hexagram of Thunder over Mountain corresponds to the second Circuit’s fifth Channel, which flows between the Thunder Center and the Left Buttock.

Thirteen (0-0-1 1-0-1): THUNDER over SUMMER
The fourteenth Hexagram of Thunder over Summer corresponds to the second Circuit’s sixth Channel, which flows between the Right Buttock and the Sex Chakra.

Fourteen (0-0-1 1-1-0): THUNDER over WIND
The fifteenth Hexagram of Thunder over Wind corresponds to the second Circuit’s seventh Channel, which flows between the Sex Chakra and Left Buttock.

Fifteen (0-0-1 1-1-1): THUNDER over HEAVEN
The sixteenth Hexagram of Thunder over Heaven corresponds to the second Circuit’s eighth Channel, which flows between the Thunder Center and the Sex Chakra.

Sixteen (0-1-0 0-0-0): DEEP over EARTH
The seventeenth Hexagram of Deep over Earth corresponds to the third Circuit’s first Channel, which flows between the Deep Center and the Sex Chakra.

Seventeen (0-1-0 0-0-1): DEEP over THUNDER
The eighteenth Hexagram of Deep over Earth corresponds to the third Circuit’s second Channel, which flows between the Right Ovary and the Sex Chakra.

Eighteen (0-1-0 0-1-0): DEEP over DEEP.
The nineteenth Hexagram of Deep over Deep corresponds to the third Circuit’s third Channel, which flows between the Sex Chakra and the Left Ovary.

Nineteen (0-1-0 0-1-1): DEEP over LAKE
The twentieth Hexagram of Deep over Lake corresponds to the third Circuit’s fourth Channel, which flows between the Deep Center and the Right Ovary.

Twenty (0-1-0 1-0-0): DEEP over MOUNTAIN
The twenty-first Hexagram of Deep over Mountain corresponds to the third Circuit’s fifth Channel, which flows between the Deep Center and the Left Ovary.

Twenty-one (0-1-0 1-0-1): DEEP over SUMMER
The twenty-second Hexagram of Deep over Summer corresponds to the third Circuit’s sixth Channel, which flows between the Navel Chakra and the Right Ovary.

Twenty-two (0-1-0 1-1-0): DEEP over WIND
The twenty-third Hexagram of Deep over Wind corresponds to the third Circuit’s seventh Channel, which flows between the Left Ovary and the Navel Chakra.

Twenty-three (0-1-0 1-1-1): DEEP over HEAVEN
The twenty-fourth Hexagram of Deep over Heaven corresponds to the third Circuit’s eighth Channel, which flows between the Deep Center and the Navel Chakra.

Twenty-four (0-1-1 0-0-0): LAKE over EARTH
The twenty-fifth Hexagram of Lake over Earth corresponds to the fourth Circuit’s first Channel, which flows between the Lake Center and the Navel Chakra.

Twenty-five (0-1-1 0-0-1): LAKE over THUNDER
The twenty-sixth Hexagram of Lake over Earth corresponds to the fourth Circuit’s second Channel, which flows between the Navel Chakra and the Liver.

Twenty-six (0-1-1 0-1-0): LAKE over DEEP
The twenty-seventh Hexagram of Lake over Deep corresponds to the fourth Circuit’s third Channel, which flows between the Spleen and the Navel Chakra.

Twenty-seven (0-1-1 0-1-1): LAKE over LAKE
The twenty-eighth Hexagram of Lake over Deep corresponds to the fourth Circuit’s fourth Channel, which flows between the Lake Center and the Liver.

Twenty-eight (0-1-1 1-0-0): LAKE over MOUNTAIN
The twenty-ninth Hexagram of Lake over Mountain corresponds to the fourth Circuit’s fifth Channel, which flows between the Lake Center and the Spleen.

Twenty-nine (0-1-1 1-0-1): LAKE over SUMMER
The thirtieth Hexagram of Lake over Summer corresponds to the fourth Circuit’s sixth Channel, which flows between the Liver and the Solar Plexus.

Thirty (0-1-1 1-1-0): LAKE over WIND
The thirty-first Hexagram of Lake over Wind corresponds to the fourth Circuit’s seventh Channel, which flows between the Solar Plexus and Spleen.

Thirty-one (0-1-1 1-1-1): LAKE over HEAVEN
The thirty-second Hexagram of Lake over Heaven corresponds to the fourth Circuit’s eighth Channel, which flows between the Lake Center and the Solar Plexus.

Thirty-two (1-0-0 0-0-0): MOUNTAIN over EARTH
The thirty-third Hexagram of Mountain over Earth corresponds to the fifth Circuit’s first Channel, which flows between the Mountain Center and the Solar Plexus.

Thirty-three (1-0-0 0-0-1): MOUNTAIN over THUNDER
The thirty-fourth Hexagram of Mountain over Thunder corresponds to the fifth Circuit’s second Channel, which flows between the Right Breast and the Solar Plexus.

Thirty-four (1-0-0 0-1-0): MOUNTAIN over DEEP
The thirty-fifth Hexagram of Mountain over Deep corresponds to the fifth Circuit’s third Channel, which flows between the Solar Plexus and the Left Breast.

Thirty-five (1-0-0 0-1-1): MOUNTAIN over LAKE
The thirty-sixth Hexagram of Mountain over Lake corresponds to the fifth Circuit’s fourth Channel, which flows between the Mountain Center and the Right Breast.

Thirty-six (1-0-0 1-0-0): MOUNTAIN over MOUNTAIN
The thirty-seventh Hexagram of Mountain over Mountain corresponds to the fifth Circuit’s fifth Channel, which flows between the Mountain Center and the Left Breast.

Thirty-seven (1-0-0 1-0-1): MOUNTAIN over SUMMER
The thirty-eighth Hexagram of Mountain over Summer corresponds to the fifth Circuit’s sixth Channel, which flows between the Heart Chakra and the Right Breast.

Thirty-eight (1-0-0 1-1-0): MOUNTAIN over WIND
The thirty-ninth Hexagram of Mountain over Wind corresponds to the fifth Circuit’s seventh Channel, which flows between the Left Breast and the Heart Chakra.

Thirty-nine (1-0-0 1-1-1): MOUNTAIN over HEAVEN
The fortieth Hexagram of Mountain over Heaven corresponds to the fifth Circuit’s eighth Channel, which flows between the Mountain Center and the Heart Chakra.

Forty (1-0-1 0-0-0): SUMMER over EARTH
The forty-first Hexagram of Summer over Earth corresponds to the sixth Circuit’s first Channel, which flows between the Summer Center and the Heart Chakra.

Forty-one (1-0-1 0-0-1): SUMMER over THUNDER
The forty-second Hexagram of Summer over Thunder corresponds to the sixth Circuit’s second Channel, which flows between the Heart Chakra and the Right Shoulder.

Forty-two (1-0-1 0-1-0): SUMMER over DEEP
The forty-third Hexagram of Summer over Deep corresponds to the sixth Circuit’s third Channel, which flows between the Left Shoulder and the Heart Chakra.

Forty-three (1-0-1 0-1-1): SUMMER over LAKE
The forty-fourth Hexagram of Summer over Lake corresponds to the sixth Circuit’s fourth Channel, which flows between the Summer Center and the Right Shoulder.

Forty-four (1-0-1 1-0-0): SUMMER over MOUNTAIN
The forty-fifth Hexagram of Summer over Mountain corresponds to the sixth Circuit’s fifth Channel, which flows between the Summer Center and the Left Shoulder.

Forty-five (1-0-1 1-0-1): SUMMER over SUMMER
The forty-sixth Hexagram of Summer over Summer corresponds to the sixth Circuit’s sixth Channel, which flows between the Right Shoulder and the Throat Chakra.

Forty-six (1-0-1 1-1-0): SUMMER over WIND
The forty-seventh Hexagram of Summer over Wind corresponds to the sixth Circuit’s seventh Channel, which flows between the Throat Chakra and the Left Shoulder.

Forty-seven (1-0-1 1-1-1): SUMMER over HEAVEN
The forty-eighth Hexagram of Summer over Heaven corresponds to the sixth Circuit’s eighth Channel, which flows between the Summer Center and the Throat Chakra.

Forty-eight (1-1-0 0-0-0): WIND over EARTH
The forty-ninth Hexagram of Wind over Earth corresponds to the seventh Circuit’s first Channel, which flows between the Wind Center and the Throat Chakra.

Forty-nine (1-1-0 0-0-1): WIND over THUNDER
The fiftieth Hexagram of Wind over Thunder corresponds to the seventh Circuit’s second Channel, which flows between the Right Eye and the Throat Chakra.

Fifty (1-1-0 0-1-0): WIND over DEEP
The fifty-first Hexagram of Wind over Deep corresponds to the seventh Circuit’s third Channel, which flows between the Throat Chakra and the Left Eye.

Fifty-one (1-1-0 0-1-1): WIND over LAKE
The fifty-second Hexagram of Wind over Lake corresponds to the seventh Circuit’s fourth Channel, which flows between the Wind Center and the Right Eye.

Fifty-two (1-1-0 1-0-0): WIND over MOUNTAIN
The fifty-third Hexagram of Wind over Mountain corresponds to the seventh Circuit’s fifth Channel, which flows between the Wind Center and the Left Eye.

Fifty-three (1-1-0 1-0-1): WIND over SUMMER
The fifty-fourth Hexagram of Wind over Summer corresponds to the seventh Circuit’s sixth Channel, which flows between the Third-Eye Chakra and the Right Eye.

Fifty-four (1-1-0 1-1-0): WIND over WIND
The fifty-fifth Hexagram of Wind over Wind corresponds to the seventh Circuit’s seventh Channel, which flows between the Left Eye and the Third-Eye Chakra.

Fifty-five (1-1-0 1-1-1): WIND over HEAVEN
The fifty-sixth Hexagram of Wind over Heaven corresponds to the seventh Circuit’s eighth Channel, which flows between the Wind Center and the Third-Eye Chakra.

Fifty-six (1-1-1 0-0-0): HEAVEN over EARTH
The fifty-seventh Hexagram of Heaven over Earth corresponds to the eighth Circuit’s first Channel, which flows between the Heaven Center and the Third-Eye Chakra.

Fifty-seven (1-1-1 0-0-1): HEAVEN over THUNDER
The fifty-eighth Hexagram of Heaven over Thunder corresponds to the eighth Circuit’s second Channel, which flows between the Third-Eye Chakra and the upraised Right Hand.

Fifty-eight (1-1-1 0-1-0): HEAVEN over DEEP The fifty-ninth Hexagram of Heaven over Deep corresponds to the eighth Circuit’s third Channel, which flows between the upraised Left Hand and the Third-Eye Chakra.

Fifty-nine (1-1-1 0-1-1): HEAVEN over LAKE
The sixtieth Hexagram of Heaven over Lake corresponds to the eighth Circuit’s fourth Channel, which flows between the Heaven Center and the upraised Right Hand.

Sixty (1-1-1 1-0-0): HEAVEN over MOUNTAIN
The sixty-first Hexagram of Heaven over Mountain corresponds to the eighth Circuit’s fifth Channel, which flows between the Heaven Center and the upraised Left Hand.

Sixty-one (1-1-1 1-0-1): HEAVEN over SUMMER
The sixty-second Hexagram of Heaven over Summer corresponds to the eighth Circuit’s sixth Channel, which flows between the upraised Right Hand and the Crown Chakra.

Sixty-two (1-1-1 1-1-0): HEAVEN over WIND
The sixty-third Hexagram of Heaven over Wind corresponds to the eighth Circuit’s seventh Channel, which flows between the Crown Chakra and the upraised Left Hand.

Sixty-three (1-1-1 1-1-1): HEAVEN over HEAVEN
The sixty-fourth Hexagram of Heaven over Wind corresponds to the eighth Circuit’s eighth Channel, which flows between the Heaven Center and the Crown Chakra.