Wén Yào Pì Fēi Hé Yān Dì Zhēn Bāo Mìng Cè Míng Shàng Xuán Líng Fŭ Sàn Lǎng
Wèi Dēng Gāo Chén Yù Bà Xiāo Tái Yù Shān Shàng Jīng Shàng Jí Wú Shàng Dà Luó Yù Qīng
tells the news to the sound of a flute.
The Sovereign (Pi) simply draws together in the smoke,
the Emperor and the genuine [facts about] the placenta.
Concerning Life and Fate (Ming) there is given a discourse upon Heaven,
the Heart (Shang Xuan), and the mind (Ling Fu),
which is spread loud and clear.
To get to the place one has to ascend the heights
to the Emperor's private apartment in its luxuriance,
afterwards going up to Desolate Terrace (Xiao Tai) on Jade Mountain (Yu Shan),
and then proceed upward to the Capital,
Nothing is superior to the highest of the thirty-six heavens (Da Luo),
which is Jade Clarity (Yu Qing).
Miǎo Miǎo Jié Rèn Ruò Wáng Ruò Cún Xià Bèi Yī Shēn Zhŭ Zhì Qī Guān Sān
Bù Bā Jǐng Sēn Liè Wàn Shén Sān Huá Lí Biàn Dà Yŏu Miào Tīng Jīn
Què Yù Fáng Xuán
A trifling calamity it is when measured is perishing,
like being stored down below to form [the material needed]
to complete the Single Body (Yi Shen).
The gods worked out the system of the Seven Barriers (Qi Guan),
and the Three Sections (San Bu- the Head, and the Upper and Lower Extremities),
the Eight Auspicious Prospects (Ba Jing),
where are multitudinous rows of the Thousand Divine Spirits (Wan Shen).
These can be likened to Three Flowers (San Hua).
Leaving away the Large Existence (Da You) can be Wonderful and Subtle (Miao),
for in the front yard of the Golden Palace (Jin Que)
is the Jade House (Yu Fang) of Profundity (Xuan)
Huī Yào Líng Dà Bù Zhèng Qì Zhōu Huí Shí Fāng Zhōng Yŏu
Brilliant and shining,
the Marvellous Power (Ling) is spread on the
first month of the lunar year.
Its influence reverts back to and help explain the information given in
the 'Ten Directions' (East South West North East-North East-South West-South
West-North Upwards and Downwards)
It is the Center that deals with