Considered to be a mystic of deep wisdom Lao Tzu worked in the Imperial Archives, the library of the emperor.Just before retiring Tzu wrote his only known book, the Tao Te Ching, a collection of 81 reflections and short poems.
I Ching can guide you to achieve balance between the yin and yang energies within yourself and any external circumstances or situations by offering you specific actions as directed by the I Ching Oracle (Book of Changes).
It can be a fascinating addition to an existing I Ching library, but tackle it after you have some experience to help you appreciate the challenge of making connections between this and other translations.
When using coins or sticks in I Ching fortune telling, the requester thinks of a simple question that has a specific focus and casts either three coins or 49 yarrow sticks to find the answers.
To unlock the I Ching explanations, you will need to look up the hexagram by number, as well as any hexagrams created by the changing lines that occurred by casting sixes and nines.