Ancient oracle meets modern classic! Explore an interactive English version of "The I Ching or Book of Changes" by Richard Wilhelm, edited by Hellmut Wilhelm, and translated by Cary F. Baynes, using a coin oracle or yarrow stalks, and an integrated journal.
NOTE: The text is only in English.
The I Ching, or Book of Changes, a common source for both Confucianist and Taoist philosophy, is one of the first efforts of the human mind to place itself within the universe. It has exerted a living influence in China for 3,000 years, and interest in it has been rapidly spreading in the West.
“Princeton's Bollingen edition—still regarded as the best and most authentic by I Ching aficionados.”
The complete work is available in three books. Book I is included with the I Ching or Book of Changes app. Book I includes Judgments pertaining to the diagrams as a whole, the line texts, and the Great Images.
Book II and III are available for additional in-app purchase.
Book II: The Material
Contains the Shuo Koa and the Ta Chuan from the Ten Wings, plus The Structure of the Hexagrams.
Book III: The Commentaries
Contains passages from the Ten Wings considered commentary to the texts, and On Consulting the Oracle.
Text © 1950, 1967, renewed 1977 by Princeton University Press. Used with permission.
Coins, yarrow stalks, quick and manual input oracle methods
Integrated journal for questions and notes
Releasing new versions every about 1 year, on average.
* Increased the default font size of book content
Resolved a font size issue on iPad.
Minor updates for improved compatibility with iOS 13.
* Resolved an issue with Resources > Feedback
* Improved support for iPhone X, Xs and Xs Max
Resolved an issue with Store > Restore Purchases.
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* Streamlined interface and dynamic animations throughout the app
Enabled in-app purchase for Book II and III
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