Xīn Mĕng Tiān Ér Chuán Qīng Xiè Lòu Màn Yāng Jí
[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 Yì Guǐ Guān Shì Jīng Wŭ Dì Yù Tóng Yù Nŭ Gè Sān Shí Èr
Rén Yíng Wèi Shén Wén Bǎo Wèi Shòu 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.
Dào Yán Zhèng Yuè Zhǎng Zhāi Sòng Yŏng Shì Jīng Jiàng Tài Shàng Zhī
Shàng Zhēn Zhào Sān Jiè 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)
Zhòng Líng Wéi Shàng Shì Xuán Zēng Xià Dài Yī Shēn Xiāo Júe 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