Dì Yī Tiān Rén Tōng Gǎn Zhī Yīn
Celestial Beinghood: Opened Up and Affected by the News
Xuán Huà Dàng Dàng
Incorporeal Vast and Deep.
Liú Jiē Zhēn Jīng
Drifting with the flow,
there is formed seed that is True Essence (Zhen Jing).
Zhào Lì Zhū Tiān
So starts the immediate Establishment of the Heavens.
Shēng Yù Shén Líng
This giving birth to the Divine Spirit-Energy [of all beings] (Shen Ling).
Máng Máng Sān Jiè
Vast are the 'Three Borders' (Past, Present, and Future Existences).
Wú Jí Tiān Mín
The Unbounded Pre-State of All Things (Wu Ji) Heaven and people.
Xié Xiǎng Lún È Qù
Perverse Thought (Xie Xiang) sinking into Evil Delight (E Qu).
Tōng Gǎn Dēng Gāo Qīng
[Conversely,] Open Understanding (Tong Gan) gives the feeling of
ascending a height up to where all is clear and quiet.
Huì Zhuó Xiāng Chĕn Nì
For into Foul Turbidity (Hui Zhuo) all Appearance (Xiang) drowns.
Shǐ Ĕr Dào Wú Chéng
[Therefore] to use this Path (Dao) will be unsuccessful.
Bù Shòu Dòng Yuán Zhāng
Not receiving the Cavity Fundamentals (Dong Yuan) and rules.
Hé Yǐ Chāo Xuán Jīn
How does one transcend the Dark (Xuan) and Damp (Jin)?