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DaoZang Volume 5,  044b1


Numinous Treasure Without Measure Salvation Highest Grade Wonderful-Scripture Plate 4 Scroll 23

Xīn Mĕng Tiān r Chun Qīng Xi Lu Mn Yāng J
[to focus] the Mind and Will (Xin ) on Heaven.
Also, by it being transmitted in small degrees the disclosure
can slow down or postpone Misfortune and Calaminty (Yang).
By coming up to

Jiŭ Zŭ Zhǎng Y Guǐ Guān Sh Jīng Wŭ D Y Tng Y Nŭ G Sān Sh r
Rn Yng Wi Shn Wn Bǎo Wi Shu Jīng Zhĕ Shēn

the Nine Ancestoral Founders (Jiu Zu) increase and form [a collection of]
petty officals [including] the ghostly Manes,
the Official Aides regarding the Scriptures, the 'Five Emperors of Old',
the 'Pure Pretty Child', and the 'Beautiful Girl',
each of them with thirty-two beings who help with
the health and maintenance of the living body.
The Divine Writings (Shen Wen) protect and help
with the endurement of the Essence (Jing) which is [needed by] the Body.

Do Yn Zhng Yu Zhǎng Zhāi Sng Yŏng Sh Jīng Jing Ti Shng Zhī
Shng Zhēn Zho Sān Ji Zhī

Daoist doctrine states that the whole of the first month of the lunar new year
is to be spent fasting and reciting these scriptures.
Surrendering to the Great High (Tai Shang), and rising up above to the Truth,
summons beyond the 'Three Borders' (Past, Present, and Future Existences)

Zhng Lng Wi Shng Sh Xun Zēng Xi Di Yī Shēn Xiāo Je Jī
where there is a multitude of Spiritual Powers (Ling) who help the generation
above the Profound Darkness (Xuan) which is below.
These reach through the Entire Body (Yi Shen),
eliminating its exhaustion, storing up


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