Sat, February 04, 2017. 2 pm - 4 pm
Introduction to the I-Ching
A workshop with author Timothy Liu
The I-Ching (or Book of Changes) is perhaps the oldest divinatory guide around, going all the way back to the advent of writing some 5000 years ago. Many versions have followed through the millenia, finally making their way to the West in the middle of the 20th Century. This workshop will give a historical overview, from the contributions of King Wen and his son King Wu to the Confucian commentaries found in the “Ten Wings.” We will then take a closer look at the structure and meaning of the eight trigrams and the sixty-four hexagrams that comprise the I-Ching before consulting the Oracle itself. Newcomers and seasoned practitioners are welcome. Feel free to bring coins, yarrow sticks, and any favorite editions you may already own of this marvelous work.

Cost: $20 if registered and prepaid by Feb. 2nd; $25 if registering after the 2nd.

Teacher Bio: Timothy Liu is a reader and writer of occult esoterica. An author of ten books of poems, Liu has had work published in Best American Poetry, The Pushcart Prize, The Paris Review, and American Poetry Review. His journals and papers are archived in the Berg Collection at the New York Public Library. He frequently gives I-Ching and Tarot readings in New York City (Edgar Cayce Center, New York Theosophical Society) as well as from the islands of Greece to the mountains and jungles of Peru.

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