Here are some snapshots of the yi jing software. These screens are all shown half-size. The colours are not altogether true and there is some loss of detail.
However, the images will give you some idea of the screen displays.
1. The opening Bookshelf
Once you have entered your name and password, the Bookshelf presents all the options for your reading, study or divinations.
2. The Book of Changes, Transliteration and extended notes
In this reading of the text, each Chinese character has been rendered by a single English word, thus preserving the telegraphic nature of the original. This is supplemented with detailed notes. The above example shows the first page of texts to the fourth YANG of the hexagram GUEI MEI [KW54].
3. The Book of Changes, Lexical Reading
This is a further reading of the text which gives the original Chinese. Clicking on the individual Chinese characters on the right of the page brings up the lexical entry, definition, associated meanings of, and notes on that character in English. In the example above, the Judgement text of the second hexagram KUN is presented.
4. The Book of Changes, Appendix III : Single Line Changes
This is one of the many appendices available, enabling you to study and compare lines texts of hexagrams related by virtue of single line changes.
5. Diary of Oracles entry
Whether entered by hand or through the software's own divination procedure, all oracles are written into your diary. You can choose the reading, write in your notes, study oracles of similar heaxagrams and more ......
6. Yi Jing Lexicon entry
The Lexicon contains every Chinese character in the text, it's single English transliteration, further definitions and associated meanings, and notes. It enables the English reader to approach the Chinese text as never before, and permits a greater interplay between that text and the reader's own personal experiences.
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