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DaoZang Volume 5, 043a1
|Numinous Treasure Without Measure Salvation Highest Grade Wonderful-Scripture
||Plate 3 Scroll 23
Bù Yú Bù Huāng Bù Dàng Bù Qiú Bù Yù Bù Niàn Bù Sī Xìng Yŭ Dào Dào Tǐ Hé
Zhì Zhēn Cí Huī Wéi Bĕn Fēng Sú Zhǎng Chún Guŏ Ān Mín Fēng
Not to have to make a fool of oneself.
Not to be rough or crude in practice.
Not to be loose in morals or induce laziness.
It is not necessary to be forced to entreat or have to over-strive for this.
It is not necessary to be forced to wish or long for this.
There is not need to learn to read aloud or attend a school.
Not need to deliberate upon the properties given up while on the Way (Dao Dao).
The body is harmonious with Extreme Truth (Zhi Zhen).
Since this is all done with kindness,
it is the reason these works have a style that is so popular,
which helps to bring on an increase in honesty.
The country is peaceful, and among the folk there is an abundance of
Xīn Yuè Tài Píng Jīng Shǐ Chū Jiāo Yǐ Guŏ Yī Dào Yù Yŏu Zhì Xīn Suì Fèng
Lǐ Jìng Jiē Dé Dù Shì
rejoicing and happiness.
Great Peace (Tai Ping - this being the Daozang's second of the 'Four Supplements',
relating to the work 'Tai Ping Jing') Scriptures were initially produced
to teach the whole country the use of the Way.
Previously, having [come up against] such extreme will.
Ghosts and other Evil Spirits (Sui) accept the orders given them during the ceremonies,
and politely offer to help serve all who have had [measured out]
the length of their lifetime.
Dào Yán Yuán Shǐ Tiān Zūn Shuō Jīng Zhōng Suŏ Yán Bìng Shì Zhū
Tiān Shàng Dì
Daoist doctrine says that the Primal Heaven Venerable-Worthy states that
the Doctrine of the Center is the place
to talk correctly about the heavens and god.
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