Zǐ Xiá Sù Yún
violet red-tinged Sunset (and Sunrise) Clouds [amonst] the plain white Clouds.
Yù Yīng Jīn Guāng Jiàng Què Shén Chí Wǎn Zhuàn Líng Fēng Xià Yŏu Bǐ
Dū Wàn Guǐ Zhī
The Jade Infant (Yu Ying) is seen in a golden light.
At the imperial palace gate watchtowers there is the Divine Pool (Shen Chi),
round about it all the Ling River flows.
The wind blows downwards as if this were a capital of ten thousand ghosts.
Yíng Qīng Gŭ Bái Gū Shí Zhào
At the Barracks are the cerulean Poisonous Worms of the Belly (Gu)
by which the white young lady is being eaten away.
But the Omen's (Zhao)
Guāng Tāi Líng Chì Hēi Èr Mó Zéi Mìng Zhī
bright rays light up the Fetus and its Marvellous Power.
Red and black are the two demons wickedly attempting to injure life.
Jī Dì Jūn Fú Gào Chì Zhǎn Xuè Shī Xǐ Fú Tāi Huì Yŭ Qì Jiāo Bìng Gŭ Yĕ
Zhēn Yuán Yùn Huà
The basis of the Supreme Monarch Charm (Di Jun Fu) is that
it is used to bring these things to an end through imperial edict,
and the beheading of the bloody corpse.
Bathing the floating fetus of any dirtyness,
this together with the [help of the] Qi to be mutually combined
to be beaten and smelted into the True Origin (Zhen Yuan).
This all being the movements of Fortune and its Transforming Influences (Yun Hua).
Tài Míng Shàng Gōng Yuán Xū Dòng Fáng Xuán Dān Míng Tóng Chí Huŏ Fén Jìn Xié
Gēn Jiāo Nŭ
From the great darkness that is The Netherworld (Ming),
one rises up to the Imperial palace.
Circular in the Emptiness (Xu) is the Cavity House,
known also as the Bridal Chamber (Dong Fang),
Dark-Mystery (Xuan) and Cinnnabar Brightness (Dan Ming) show the Bare Child (Tong)
holding a fiery torch to burn to cinders the Perverse Root (Xie Gen).
A charming and delicate young woman (Jiao Nu)