Xī Fāng Bā Tiān
The Western Eight Heavens.
Dùn Chā Yáo Xiào
Pausing at the fork,
the Precious Jade (Yao) is produced.
Míng Méi Zŭ Shuāi
The darkness of the Nether World;
at the water's edge the obstacles wane.
Shì Mí Fáng Bì
Elucidating on peace and tranquility,
the constellation assists.
Dìng Jú Kĕ Guī
The 'Fixed Condition' may possibly be caused to return again.
Chēng Xuán Fú Jí
Called by the name Xuan (Dark and Abtuse),
this is [still] not the Extreme Zenith (Ji).
Yòng Bì Tí Huí
Employing the Secret (Bi) of the Dipper (Ti) Chapter.
Mĕng Gē Jiē Yuán
Suddenly singing out each and every reason.
Zhū Xū Shū Jiē
In one of Shandong's outer neglected grounds
are found the Steps of Kind and Gentle Virtue (Shu Jie).
Gāo Huá Yǎn Cōng
[Amidst] the tall flowers,
to fall down and lay on one's back is the clever thing.
Gŏng Shī Tuó Kāi
Cupping one's hands toward the Teacher,
the steep rugged path opens out.
Huī Lù Zhàn Jiàn
Brilliant and lustrous,
the Road is seen to be crystal clear.
Yuè Chá Shŏu Tái
The Five Sacred Mountains are kept watch over from the Terrace.