Part of the 'Complete Idiot's Guide' series.
How would you like to have your own psychic hotline, available 24 hours a day? Readers will have just that with this guide to I Ching, the 5,000-year-old Chinese book of divination and wisdom. The Chinese "I" means Change and "Ching" means Book; hence, the 'Book Of Changes'.
By throwing or casting yarrow sticks, coins, or seeds and interpreting the way they fall, I Ching provides one of 64 hexagrams, or possible pieces of advice. This book explains what the I Ching is, why it works, and offers a complete explanation of each hexagram.
- A comprehensive yet easy-to-follow history of Chinese fortune telling
- Shows what kinds of questions to ask and how to interpret the answers
- Discover the connections between I Ching and Feng Shui
- Understand the 21st-century American explorations of I Ching - from psychotherapy and the occult to the Chaos Theory and our DNA genetic code