Hexagram 39 is named 蹇 (jian3), "Limping". Other variations include "obstruction" and "afoot". Its inner trigram is ☶ (艮 gen4) bound = (山) mountain, and its outer trigram is ☵ (坎 kan3) gorge = (水) water.

Birken Buddhist Forest Monastery is a monastic community practicing in the 'forest tradition' of Theravada Buddhism as originally established by the Buddha Siddhatta Gotama over 25 centuries ago in India. This practice focuses on the development of virtue, purification of the mind (meditation), and wisdom.


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