方圓圖 FangYuan Tu is derived from the understanding that Heaven is round 天圓 and the Earth is square 地方. Round 圓 is talking about the enclosure of “fixed stars”. Square 方 is referring to the “imperfect orbital” movements around the Sun. It demarcates YinYang and generates “vibration” to form 五运六气 liked a ShiPan 式盤, It simply meant to say a divination tool just like using a ShiPan 式盤.
Many defines 方圓圖 FangYuan Tu as the circular FuXi’s early heaven and square WenWang’s later heaven diagram of the 64 Gua arrangements, a predecessor to JingFang’s 64 Gua arrangement one find in the XKDG rings. It is for you to use for divination.
實窺天心之竅 truly a gap to pry into the Heaven’s Heart means to know the Heaven’s Will. 天心 here has nothing to do with a Xue 穴 location. It simply meant divination. The profound are the principles, the obvious are the imagery simply means Heaven has mystical way to answer your question through imagery. Imagery referred to the Gua 卦. Body and Application comes from the same source, gap cannot be seen between them. Body being the principle is profound. Gua 卦 is profound and has many meanings. Application is to pluck a Gua 卦 and it is an answer to your question. No question, no answer and a moment a question is asked, a phenomenon arises and that is a Gua imagery 卦象 – your answer in a seamless gap. This is meant by gap cannot be seen between them.
Auspicious and Inauspicious to diminish or to grow are its principles, Advancing and Retreating, Gua imagery 卦象 – your answer determines Auspicious and Inauspicious of the situation and influence your action - Advancing and Retreating. To exist and to neglect are the paths simply put the options available for you to choose.
Comprehend the meanings and understand their numbers, with Qi period accumulate into them, these phrases simply tell you the importance of Li Qi and Xiang 理气象 and not about timeliness. Huge has huge use, small has small use – is a Chinese expression to say it can be used for all matters small and big. Not have no pass through, not have no contain – is only a closing statement that no question, no divination.
I am speechless when someone said it has anything to do with 抽爻換象, Transforming Yao Changing Hexagram through door tilting.
What a joke…