Shén Qì Rú
the Spirit of the Mind and Heart (Shen Qi) is the
Zǐ Guāng Yún Rǎn Rǎn Lái Fù Fēi Shŏu Yún Qì Mí Shì Nèi Yŏu
Purple lustered clouds slowly come over to cover one.
not just overhead are the clouds,
but the Air (Qi) fills to overflowing the interior rooms,
which also also have inside them
Wàn Shén Sēn Rán Rú Shì Mù Zhōng Tóng Zǐ Duì Fēi Miàn Qián Cì Sī Fēi
the Ten Thousand Divine Spirits.
Awe-inspiring and dense to look at with the pupils of the eyes (Tong Zi).
One should not, while in such presence think it wrong that
Jiŭ Qiào Qì Chū Rú Bái Yān Yān Yún Yòu Xuán Rǎo
from the Nine Orifices (Jiu Qiao- Eyes, Nares, Ears, Mouth, Urethra (or Vagina),
and Anus) there is a misty air issuing forth, [looking] just like white smoke.
These smokey clouds turn to the right and circle like a whirlwind rippling around.
Fēi Shēn Xiàng Gāng Zhī Zhōng Zǐ Yún Bái Yān Xuán Biàn Tiān Dì Liáng
Jiŭ Jiǎo Jiàn Yǐ Shēn Gān Zhōng Yŏu
Simply put, the body's form seems like a ridge of a hill,br>
at its center the Purple Clouds and the White Smoke whirl and spin
every which way, pervading all the way through Heaven and Earth.
For a very long time one has the feeling
that this is how things appear to be.
And in the body, the Liver at its Center has
Bì Wáng Gōng Diàn Zhōng Yŏu Shén Rén Yī
a bluish-green Palace with a hall at the rear,
in the middle is located a prophet of the gods,
wearing a over-garment