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Six Processes: Ascending and Descending

The six processes are divided into ascending and descending.

Digestion, invention, and work are ascending processes: they transform the lower into the higher.

Growth, reduction, and crime are descending processes: they transform the higher into the lower.

Some Names of the Six Triads (Processes)

Ascending Processes
DigestionInventionWork
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TransformationHealingRegeneration
RefinementRenewalChange of State
PurificationAdaptionArtistic Creation
Creation
School Work
Self-Remembering
Descending Processes
GrowthReductionCrime
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IncarnationDecayDisease
MultiplicationDisintegrationRebellion
DifferentiationEliminationCorruption
Forces Ordered Triads Ascending and Descending Open and Closed Relationships Opposites The Diagram
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