Elements: Water over Lake
Image: The water comes over the lake. Image of Limitation. The wise man creates numbers, measuring and examining the nature of virtue and correct conduct.
Judgement: Galling limitation must not be persevered in. Success.
Interpretation: Chieh is the need to have practical limitations in your life. While your potential has no limits, your ability to reach and expand that potential is not. You can do and achieve so much, but when you try to achieve too much you are endangering your success and your existence. Growth is possible and Chieh doesn’t suggests that it will stop, but just that your growth will not get exponential. Actually, Chieh suggests moderation. It is very important to keep a balance. Spending too little is equally bad as spending too much.