Wú Liáng Wéi Wàn Dào Zhī Zōng Wèi Wèi Dà Fàn Dé Nán Kĕ Shèng
Boundless and Immeasurable (Wu Liang) for the Thousand Paths (Wan Dao)
of the Ancestors (Zong) are lofty and grand.
[Even] the Great Wind Sighing in the Trees (Da Fan), the Kind Mind
of the Buddhists, states that no matter what difficulty or hardship,
it is still suitable to achieve victory.
Dào Yán Fán Sòng Shì Jīng Shí Guò Zhū Tiān Qí Dào Shén Gǎn Huì Biàn Huà
Daoist Doctrine states that ordinarily one is to recite these Scriptures,
so that the Ten Deviations (Shi Guo) of the Heavens (Zhu Tian) are made uniform.
One can then arrive up to the gods (Shen), and be affected by meeting with them.
[This] Change (Bian Hua)
Zì Rán Bù Tóng Qǐ Xīn Zuò Zhū Huàn Wàng Shén Qì Hùn Hé Wú Dào Bù
Shēng Zēng Wàn Shén
[is simply] Nature (Zi Ran), that is, the following of what comes naturally.
Dissimilarly, there would rise up in [some] minds compositions
that [when followed] would [supposedly] bring into effect unreal
and magically absurdities.
But the Spirit of the Mind and Heart (Shen Qi) mixes and minglse,
for without the Way (Dao) there is no life.
Formerly the Thousand Divine Spirits (Wan Shen)
Yōu Hún Kŭ Shuǎng Jiē Jí Shòu Dù Shàng Shēng Mèi Gōng Gé Jiē Jiŭ Nián
[aided] the Tranquil Superior Vital-Spirit (You Hun),
people, instead of suffering hardship and poverty, began to feel well.
Everyone was inspired to endure the time [needed in training],
ascending up from the gloom to the palace as standard every nine years
Shòu Huà Gèng Shēng Dé Wéi Guì Rén Ér Hǎo Xúe Zhì
to receive Transformation for Regeneration (Shou Hua Geng Sheng),
the result is that this is highly valued by the people
who are studious to the extreme until [its mastery].