Sān Tiān Zhī Shàng
The Three Heavens are up above.
Dòng Líng Qīng Wēi
The Cavity's Marvellous Power (Ling) is unmixed and profound.
Xuán Jǐng Suì Ē
In the Dark Scene (Xuan Jing), ghosts and evil spirits are pandered to.
Jié Rèn Líng Gōng
are measured out with the Marvellous Power (Ling) at the Imperial
Zhōng Yŏu Zhì Zūn Yùn Huà Yuán Jī
At the Center are the dealings of Extreme-Venerable (Zhi Zun).
Yùn Huà Yuán Jī
From the Movements of Fortune and their Transforming Influences (Yun Hua)
come the Scheme of Creation (Yuan Ji).
Tŏng Yù Qún Pǐn
Being gathered into a [single] imperial group has become the class.
Wàn Qì Zŏng Guī
The Myriad Influences (Wan Qi) collect together
and eventually return [to their origin].
Wēi Wēi Dà Fàn
A towering enormous Buddha.
Tài Sù Gāo Shén
Great Element (Tai Su) is the highest god.
Dān Guāng Lì Míng
Cinnabar's Bright Ray (Dan Guang) is astronomy's brightest.
Èr Xiàng Huō Kāi
The Two Images (Er Xiang) break up and open out.
Yù Chá Shòu Jiāo
The Gloomy and Depressed are scrutinized to receive the Teachings (Jiao).
Bù Liè Zhēn Jiē
To be spread about are the various rankings of the true steps.
Fēi Tiān Liú Yǎn
A Flying Apsara (Fei Tian- a female divinity from the heavens)
circulates around spreading development.