Xiá Sàn Kōng Tài Zhēn Wŭ Kāi Yù Zhāng Guàn Liàn Líng Yān
red-tinged clouds scattered in the sky.
With the greatest truth to dance about and open up the Jade Seal (Yu Zhang)
so as to fill [the place with] the refining marvelous power smoke.
Jiŭ Huí Xuán Jīng Nà Zhèng Fŭ Huà Sān Cái Gān Bèi Wàn Zhōu Hùn
Nine times around the Profound Capital (Xuan Jing),
accepting on the first month of the lunar year to assist in
the conversion of the Three Powers of Heaven, Earth and Man (San Cai)
to bring about the completion of ten thousand circuits
to go along with the Way (Dao),
will result in full accomplishment.
Zhēn Zhēn Zhōng Zhì Shén Wàn Dì Zhī
Truly genuine, at the center there is the Extreme God (Zhi Shen),
[along with] ten thousand Supreme Beings (Wan Di)
Zūn Yàn Chŭ Yuán Luó Wŏ Zhī Huà Shēn Lóng Mò Yì Jié Zhí Lì Wú Yín
Dān Guāng Huàn Fā
honoring the venerable at the banquet place,
[at first] circling round, then spreading out we [go,]
we are the embodiment of the Imperial Dragon (Long),
unconcerned over a Hundred million calamities,
[for] there is set up the vast and boundless Cinnabar's Bright Ray shining.
Wàn Pǐn Shēng Chéng Shàng Yóu Zǐ Xū Jié Rèn Xiāo Tái Lín Gōng Zhī
Ten thousand become innate, rising up to ramble in the Purple Void (Zi Xu).
calamity fills the bleak and desolate.
The Platform Terrace [leads one to] the Precious Jade Palace (Lin Gong).
Nèi Huá Què Zhī Zhōng Zhào Jiàng Zhēn Líng Pŭ Dù
inside the Flowery Imperial Palace Gates that are
at the Center to summon and bring about vanquishment,
and thereby truly providing the Power to relieve souls out of Purgatory