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Building an I-Ching bead bracelet
If you want to build your own I Ching bead bracelet , here are some more detailed instructions. Feel free to ask if you need any more clarity. Types of I-Ching bracelets The first step is to decide what are you going to build: A four color bracelet. A two c...
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Book's page
Book pages can be very helpful to cast I Ching hexagrams. Russell Cottrell devised a simple method that uses even book's pages. Directly from his post on Clarity: Fan the pages of a book (such as the I Ching ). Very casually divide the pages at a random pos...
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Book's page
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Two dice (1d20+1d8)
This method was devised by Jason A. Wolcott and recorded in the I Ching methods page on the Lucky Mojo site. It uses two dices: one with 20 faces (1d20) and one with eight faces (1d8) which are very easy to find being commonly used for bard games. It procee...
Two dice (1d20+1d8)
Two dice (1d20+1d8)
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Eight Sticks
Improved Yarrow Stalk Divination by Joel Benson       The traditional forty-nine-stalk method of divination has long been known and has been supplanted by the quicker three-coin method and other relatively rapid modern methods, for example involving special...
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Eight Sticks
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Ba Gua tablet
In the picture you can see a simple device to cast hexagram: an octagonal tablet (around 5cm wide) with one face displaying the eight trigram in the Fuxi Earlier Heaven arrangement and the other side with trigrams in the King Wen Later Heaven arrangement. F...
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Ba Gua tablet
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I Ching Book
This method was devised and published on the internet by i@no-self in 2001. I took the liberty of changing the procedure a little to make it easier to memorize, please go to the original site to see the original fornulation. In this method, an hexagram is s...
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I Ching Book
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One die (1d6)
Anoher method using a single dice: Roll a die; Draw the line: If it's an even number ( 2 , 4 , 6 ), draw  ; If it's an odd number ( 1 , 3 , 5 ), draw  ; If it's 1 or 6 , it's a moving line; Repeat steps 1-3 other five times drawing the hexagram from the bot...
One die (1d6)
One die (1d6)
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Three cards
One of the drawback of using just one card, is that one often is able
to keep track of the orientation of the card even without looking. It
will take some time to lose track of which face is which. Using three cards (considering only one face and two orie...
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Three cards
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Aleister Crowley's sticks
This method is attributed to the controversial occultist Aleister Crowley . It has been reported that he used six flat sticks prepared as shown in the image on the left (a 3D rendition). Each stick has one side completely flat (represnting yang ) and one si...
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Aleister Crowley's sticks
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Creating a casting method
At this point in time, or probably even earlier, someone is surely asking what this site is all about. Yes, I've given a brief explanation in the About   page but is there any real need of so many methods for casting hexagrams? What is needed to create a ne...
Creating a casting method
Creating a casting method
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