K´an The Abyss, Water. Chhen Movement, Thunder. Actually, the hexagram's name refers to a blade of grass pushing against an obstacle to sprout, that is why the meaning of "initial difficulties". The hexagram 11 shows the way that the sky and the land are there for the human beings. This is their first meeting, full of hardness.
It shows the man what is already visible, but still is not in the surface. Man can move in the middle of risk, thanks to the individual work and a careful search of helpers. It is a hard work.
This is a stage in which everything is new. Ligths of future are just been seen: what we had as an idea and now comes true. Of course, you need to be cautious. Check people around us every time. We should keep working hard to accomplish what we want to. We'll be lucky.
We`ll face all the barriers of every enterprise, of new things. Future situations require our sacrifices. We shoud lead all chores. It will be necessary to look for help but we can't trust everybody running into us. Doing this, all we undertake will be successful.