a little road through Yijing writings

In this blog you can find several writings on Yijing, (but not necessarily).

At the foot of this electronic page, ‘categories’ may help (or confuse?) within thematics areas.


A technical glossary of jiaguology (oracle bone studies)

This downloadable 1988 edition of this interesting glossary, help to browse through a delicate and often inaccessible field of study.

I’ve loved the plate section (p. 61).

Good read.

Fracasso, Riccardo (1988) A technical glossary of jiaguology (oracle bone studies)

Digital Resources for Sinologists

An intersting overview of major and useful links:






OnLine Manuscripts






Just in Time

Hellmut Wilhelm: The concept of time in the Book of Changes [pdf file, Chapter, p.212]

Zheng Wangeng: Tracing the Source of the Idea of Time in Yizhuan [biroco.com]

Wonsuk Chang: Reflections on time and related ideas in the YiJing [pdf file]

Jacques Gernet: Le changeant et l’immuable [pdf file]

Ricardo Andreé: Times [Chapter 10, Thanks to Louis Andrade]

Yih-hsien Yu: The Yijing, Whitehead, and Time Philosophy [pdf-printed file]





圖tú ‘speeches’

Argumentation par diagrammes (Français)

by Michael Lackner



by Michael Lackner


Représentations cosmologiques et pratiques signifiantes dans la tradition chinoise

by François Cheng


Chinese Cosmographical Thought – The High Intellectual Tradition


Korean views about Yijing

Yijing 易經 cosmology in Kuunmong 九雲夢

by Marion Eggert – (from the great site: World Congress of Korean Studies)


The I Ching in Late-Choson Thought

by Wai-ming Ng (from biroco.com)

Trigrams in Japan

The Eight Trigrams and Their Changes: An Inquiry into Japanese Early Modern Divination

Author: Hayek, Matthias

In this article I will study a peculiar divination method involving the eight trigrams known as hakke that, I will attempt to show,
was among the most popular techniques used in Japan from the end of the sixteenth to the end of the eighteenth century.

Scans Archive #2

Another great scan archive:

naturally type ‘周易’ or ‘易經’ and enjoy.


From the “Center of ZhouYi”:

Excavated documents and the Yi-Ology

an interesting article by Lee Sung Ryule: ―The Bamboo Books of the Chu Dynasty collected in the Shanghai Museum

an old (1977) but well made article by Yves Hervouet: -Découvertes récentes de manuscrits anciens en Chine-

ref, also past articles, as:

Chujian Zhouyi


Fuyang Zhouyi

Yijing – ShiJing

“I hope through this essay to be able to see how both diviners and poets viewed the world, and how they attempted to bring it under control”

One of the many articles-essays-studies by Edward Shaughnessy, focusing the attention on shared language between Yi and Shi Jing, the Classic of Poetry.
‘divination lecture’ at Peabody Museum:
– presentation: http://www.peabody.harvard.edu/node/826

- mp3 file: http://www.peabody.harvard.edu/files/audio/20120920shaughnessy.mp3

Complete essay in ‘Divination and Interpretation of signs in the ancient world”, [section I, p.61]: https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http%3A%2F%2Foi.uchicago.edu%2Fpdf%2Fois6.pdf&chrome=true

Iulian Schutskii too, dealt with the question in his work [translated in Researches on the I Ching, p.177-180: ].


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