enter into a room and face in an eastern direction.
Kòu Chǐ Sān Shí Èr Tōng Shàng Wén Sān Shí Èr Tiān Xīn Bài
Then Kowtowing, while simultaneously making inquiry and mentioning the
thirty-two Transmissions of Superior (Heavenly) Tidings (Shang Wen).
Likewise doing the same thirty-two [times to] Divine Will
in acknowledgement and obeisance.
Guò Bì Mù Jìng Sī Shēn Zuò Qīng Zǐ Bái Sān Sè Yún Qì
Allowing time to pass by while sitting with the eyes shut and thinking quietly;
that the body is seated upon cerulean, purple, and white;
three-colored clouds and mist.
Zhī Zhōng Nèi Wài Wĕng Míng Yŏu Qīng Lóng Bái Hŭ Zhū Què Xuán Wŭ
The Center, the inside, and the outside are luxuriant
The Nether World has the Cerulean Dragon, White Tiger,
Vermilion Sparrow (the Rosefinch), Black Valiant Lion, and White Crane
Bái Hè Luó Liè Zuŏ Yòu Rì Yuè Zhào Míng Dòng Huàn Shì Nèi Xiàng Shēng
arranged in that order from left to right.
The Sun and the Moon illuminate the Cavity thoroughly
so that [within] the shining interior area a sum of money is produced.
A circular dollar-shaped piece
Guāng Yìng Shí Fāng Cì Sī Tài Kōng Zhī Zhōng Dòng Zhēn
[on which the sun's] Bright Rays reflected like a mirror radiating out
through the 'Ten Directions' (East South West North East-North East-South
West-South West-North Upwards and Downwards).
With this sequence one can deliberate upon the Great Outer Space (Tai Kong),
and at the Center is the Cavern of Perfection (Dong Zhen) to where