Xun diagram ranks fifth in the congenital eight diagrams, ninth in the acquired eight diagrams (there is no fifth in the acquired eight diagrams). Xun diagram consist of two solid lines above the symbol and a dotted line below (☴), Xun diagram belong to Yin diagram.
In nature, the Xun diagram represents the wind. The ancients believed that the Xun diagram represents the time of spring and summer. It is sunny and pleasant. Therefore, in the acquired eight hexagrams, the Xun diagram represents the Southeast (the East is the Zhen diagram, which represents spring; the south is the Li diagram, which represents summer. The Xun diagram is between the Zhen diagram and the Li diagram), and Xun diagram also represents the place with lush vegetation, such as forest , garden, orchard, etc.; in the family, Xun diagram represents the eldest daughter of the family; in the society, Xun diagram represents widows, friars, nuns; Xun diagram represents human body parts such as hair, buttocks, nerves; Xun diagram also represents people's reputation.
Xun diagram not only represents the time of spring and summer, but also represents the year, month, day and hour which Earthly branch is Chen and Si. Xun diagram represents poultry, such as chicken and duck. In the five elements, Xun diagram belongs to the five elements of wood. In a word, Xun diagram represents the characteristics of gentleness, softness, coldness, confusion and long-term. The smell and taste are also belong to Xun diagram.