Lài Qí Fú Nán Shèng Gù Yuè Wú Liáng Pŭ Dù Tiān Rén
and instead rely on their own happiness and good fortune.
Hardship and disaster will be overcome - for these things it is superb.
Therefore, they name it Boundless and Immeasurable to Relieve Souls Out of
Purgatory (Wu Liang Pu Du) [and from this can come] the Celestial Being (Tian Ren).
Dào Yán Fán Yŏu Shì Jīng Néng Wéi Tiān Dì Dì Zhŭ Zhào Mín Xíng Shì Gōng
Dé Fēi Shén Què
Daoist doctrine states that ordinarily having these Scriptures gives the energy
and capability to deal with Heaven and Earth.
The Ruler and the mass of his people carry out the work, resulting in merit and virtue.
The Flying God (Fei Shen) from the imperial palace
Zhào Líng Xiān Dū Yŏu Zāi Zhī Rì Fā Xīn Xiū Zhāi Shāo Xiāng Sòng
Jīng Shí Guò
summons the Marvelous Power of the Fairies at the Capital
to deal with Calamity and Personal Misfortune (Zai).
Being able to externalize the true motive of the Mind [through inner contemplation]
through study, fasting from meat, and having retired into a room,
burning joss sticks (before the idol), and chanting the liturgy
of the 'Ten Deviations', each and every one.
Jiē Zhū Tiān Jì Míng Wàn Shén Shì Wèi Yòu Bié Zhì Rén Kè Dé Wéi Shèng Jūn
Jīn Què Zhī
In the Heavens, signing one's own name, and with the Ten Thousand Divine Spirits
who are the Imperial Bodyguard (Shi Wei) on one's right side,
one is [tested to be] found adequate.
The result is that the [Head] Sage [to the] Supreme Ruler
of the Golden Palace and the
Chén Zhū Tiān Jì Rén Gōng Guò
Officer of the Heavens (Chen Zhu Tian) watch,
and jot down a record of merits and faults.