Getting to the Bottom of Hidden Agendas - Gaining Insight
Speech, Conversations with Others
Traveling & Trading - Getting Out & About - Swept Along By The Tides
"Trust" & True Friends
"Don't Push Your Luck ... "Lay Low For A While" ... Stay Alert, Be Careful
Governing lines indicate the character and the placement/position is in accord with the demands of the times.
The "Times" refer to the Situation being referenced or asked about. A line can be favorable or unfavorable to the Hexagram's Condition or Situation
The "Position" (Placement) of the Lines can refer to a social pecking order or a position within a family or; the place one holds within any endeavor or field of action. One's position can be favorable or unfavorable depending upon the line's meaning within the Hexagram. It is your "position" within the situation.
A Constituting Line indicates the Hexagram's characteristic meaning (can be good, bad or ugly, etc.)
A Constituting Line indicates that its character and place do not accord with the demands of the times.
Constituting Lines are "out of sync" with the demands of the times .... they are square pegs in round holes and thus, are at a disadvantage