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Yijing History Tidbit Document

To: alt.magick.tyagi,alt.philosophy.taoism,alt.divination,talk.religion.misc
From: i@no.self (!)
Subject: Yijing History Tidbit Document
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 08:59:18 GMT

	"Originally this book was known 
	 as the I of the Zhou dynasty (1122-221 B.C.).

	 Before that time there were two other I,
	 the I of the Xia dynasty (2005-1766 B.C.) [Lian Shan I]


  	 the I of the Shang dynasty (1766-1122 B.C.). [Gui Zang I]

	 Unfortunately only fragments of these two earlier 
	 books survive."

	-- Master Alfred Huang wrote concerning "the I"

Hey Kids!

I googled these newsgroups:


using keyterms like these

"I Ching"
also "Yi Jing", "Yijing"
aka "Zhouyi", "Chou I",  "Chou Yi", "Zhou Yi", "Zhou I"
"Book of Change", "Book of Changes", "Change Classic"

"Lian Shan" aka "Lian San"
"Gui Zang" aka "Qui Zang" aka "Kui Zhan"

Fu Xi aka Fu Hsi, King Wen aka Wen Wang, Duke of Chou

history, sequence, mawangdui, hexagrams

and discovered the following usenet authorities on the topic:

E Bruce Brooks ( (Ac)
Stephen Marshall, "Mandate of Heaven" (Ac) [+"Yijing"]
  [aka Joel Biroco aka Sink (]
David H Li (
Tim Goodwin (
 [and ] (
syho ( [feng shui/yijing]
lawrence day (
Rocky Hill (
Jim Fish (
Lare/Mo Lei-Li 2 1p 2z (

and while I put a bunch in a file for reference for everybody at:

I figured you might enjoy this:

more (suggested):
?"Xu Gua Zhuan" and 'interaction' for 'heaven' hexagram (KW01)?


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