A Bodhisattva is a Guide and Companion

Hexagram 28 – Great Surpassing. Spirit tells me that whenever we feel compassion for anyone, that compassion goes beyond, or rather returns to us. Because we are one in essence, the compassion we feel for others, we, at the same time, feel for ourselves, whether we are aware of that, or not.

I Ching as a Way to Enlightenment

Spirit shares I Ching wisdom.

Today’s experience through our journey of human existence
is described by hexagram 28 – Great Surpassing.

A Bodhisattva vows to walk the path of enlightenment
again and again, to serve as a guide and companion
to those who would, and could, with a little help,
follow the middle way through life.

Why is this experience called Great Surpassing?

Great rivers can be crossed without great effort
if one is aware, patient and willing to proceed,
one step at a time, when circumstances are
favorable for doing so.

There are seasons when rivers rise, and other seasons
when rivers flow more slowly and the channel narrows.
Also, there are times of calm between storms,
when travel is easier and the journey more pleasant.

Then, Great Surpassing can refer to a stress-free way
to walk The Path of Enlightenment?

Yes. There is no reward for speed. In…

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