Shǐ Dāng Yì Zuò Tiān Zhēn Dà Shén
only then it is suitable, [having these technical attainments,]
to take a visit to the Constellation-Seat (Zuo Tian)
of the Celestially-Endowed Diety
Shàng Shèng Gāo Zūn Miào Xíng Zhēn Rén Wú Yàng
The Superior-Sage Great-Venerable Wonderous-Conduct [Senior-Level] Perfected One,
who is Unhaltered.
Shŭ Zhòng Chéng Kōng Ér Lái Bì Xū Shàn Xiá Fèng
The numerous crowds riding in a chariot coming [from] the empty heavens
upon arrival to appear out of the bluish-green Void (Xu).
Fanning the red-tinged clouds like a Male Phoenix (Feng)
Yú Qíong Lún Lú Gài Huá Píng Liú Cǎi Jiàng Xiāo Bā Jǐng Jiāo Huī Dòng
Huàn Tài Kōng Sān Rì Sān Yè
a chariot with fine jade wheels and a green canopy;
with its cart-sides surrounded with flowery screens,
drifting around with the colorful lowering clouds.
The Eight Auspicious Prospects (Ba Jing)
are met with in the brightness of the Cavity (Dong)
shining and glowing in the Great Void of Outer Space.
For Three days and three nights
Zhū Tiān Yù Lù Bǎo Guāng Shàng Zhào Xuán Dū Gōng Què Sēn Luó
Yuán Gāng Tái Guān Lǎng Rán Chè Jiàn
in the Heavens, the Jade Map (Yu Lu) shines with its precious rays glowing.
Above, it shines like a mirror.
In Fairyland (Xuan Du) at the palace gate [with its surroundings] full of trees,
there is displayed the First and Main Principle (Yuan Gang).
From the Platform-Terrace is observed everything lit up,
with brightness thoroughtly penetrating to allow things to be seen.
Jié Rèn Wēi É Fēi Lún Huàn Hè Yī Guŏ Dì Tŭ
and calamity measured out.
Above, lofty and high, flying and hovering about on wheels turning,
shining and glowing, grand above the entire country and all of its land,