I Ching: The App of Changes

To slow time down, practice enjoying the moment. It is where we spend our entire lives. -Wu Wei, I-Ching WisdomThis I-Ching app is used every day around the world by novices & old souls alike to explore life's big questions and daily uncertainties. It boasts all the features you'll find in much more expensive versions, and unique aspects built at user request. There's a journal to save your questions and readings, a lookup library organised by number and trigram, a software engine that emulates precisely the ancient yarrow stalk method plus a manual hexagram builder for those who prefer to use their own coins or stalks to cast a reading. Add to that an unrivalled level of elegant design and written craftsmanship that gently blend a dash of modern poetry, song and literature with ancient stories of wisdom and philosophy, and you have what many daily users have called the very best I-Ching app available. Oh, and lets not forget some lighthearted moments of humour that will surprise and delight.---------Among my favourite reviews: "Of all the versions I've used, your renderings of the texts are my heart-felt favorites. They have inspired me, made me laugh and cry and everything in between."Pretty profound! This app gave me spot-on advice. I've never paid for an app before, but I had a strong urge to get this one. I'm impressed! Not to sound all new-age but I totally laughed out loud at the reading it gave me, it was like it was sitting here looking over my shoulder and telling me exactly what I needed to know about my grumpy husband. P.S. Grumpy husband called and apologized right when I finished reading my reading. Cue up "Doo DOO doo doo, twilight zone music, pretty cool stuff!"It is evident that the developer of this app has invested his heart and passion into deciphering this eccentric yet sagacious book of wisdom...""No fortune-cookie obtuseness!" ---------Some people approach the I-Ching as an oracle, others as the kind of psychic mirror that Carl Jung believed it was. Philip K. Dick believed it to be a window between alternate realities. However you choose to approach it, the deep imagery can reveal the shadows of your own attitudes to your question -- the answers buried deep below the logic of your brain in the place where myth and story live, where magic and mysticism ghost through your dreams. All of us sometimes need a sympathetic ear and wise counsel: the I-Ching can become a companion along lifes journey like no other.Following the tradition of Baynes and countless interpreters of the original texts, I've written commentaries which borrow words and inspiration from a multitude of sources; Bob Dylan, Lao Tzu, Doctor Who, T.S. Eliot, King Kong, Philip K. Dick, John Lennon, Joseph Campbell, and Martin Luther King all make cameo appearances. The language, unlike so many translations, makes every attempt to be gender-neutral.I wanted the sparest interface possible. No fake parchment backgrounds, no gimmicky images of bamboo or cartoon sages. I tried not to imitate materials in the real world, but to let this app be its own thing, at home in its digital space. The YinYang symbol I adopted as a button breathes quietly. Changing lines appear in grey and animate gently between solid and broken and back again, expressing their nature through a visual change rather than the ink convention of an X or an O. The primary colour palette is limited to black, dark grey, light grey, blue, and white smoke. Texts fade in rather than flash.I strived to create a quiet, reflective, slowed down experience in an environment that normally shouts.I hope you enjoy using this app as much as I enjoy crafting it, improving it, and hearing from people who have found it helpful in their lives.
Price USD 2.99
License Purchase
File Size 11.3 MB
Version 4.0.6
Operating System iOS
System Requirements Compatible with: iphone4, iphone4, ipad2wifi, ipad2wifi, ipad23g, ipad23g, iphone4s, iphone4s, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, ipadthirdgen4g, iphone5, iphone5, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini, ipadmini4g, ipadmini4g