Cì Yáng Xún Dŏu Jiǎn Líng Tiān
'Ci Yang patrols in a circuit around the Dipper,
checking things up with great energy (Ling)' Heaven.
Dì Zhèng Yú Qīng Guāng
Emperor 'During the first month of the Year,
the public deviates towards the bright light'.
Bĕi Fāng Bā Tiān
The Northern Eight Heavens.
Zūn Chén Gāo Qīng Dà Hùn Tiān
'Veneration of the Celestial Bodies (Chen) high
and clear is greatly mixed up' Heaven.
Dì Yáo Gōng Zhì Zhēn
Emperor 'The Precious Jade Bow stretches out to the Truth'.
Zhèng Dào Shì Lú Nà Kōng Tiān
'Proof of the Way (Dao) is proclaimed at the Hut (Lu)
where one is admitted into Void-Emptiness (Kong)' Heaven.
Dì Fàn Táng Bīn
Emperor 'To the laws of the court one submits'.
Wŭ Léi Shū Guāng Xuán Xiā Tiān
'Dancing around in the Thunder (Lei)
there stretch out the bright rays from the black distance' Heaven.
Dì Wēn Cí Míng Qí
Emperor 'Warm and loving is the brilliant Flag (Qi)'.