Suŏ Zài Guŏ Rén
not of its location or anything known from
their fellow countrymen.
Kuò Sàn Dì Tà Píng Zhèng Wú Fù Gē Xiàn Yuán Shǐ Jí Yú
Extensively distributed, it is scattered all over the earth in confusion.
On par with this, the things that were true
were not to be heard in any song.
But rather than remain stuck in all of this,
[the reality was,] the Origin of the Primal (Yuan Shi)
was [quite] approachable.
Bǎo Zhū Zhī Nèi Shuō Jīng Dū Jìng Zhòng Zhēn Jiān Dù Yǐ Shòu Yú Wŏ
Dāng Cǐ Zhī Shì
the Precious Pearl (Bao Zhu) was made plain,
using the inner explanations of the scriptures available at the capital.
At their conclusion, there were many who clearly,
though tasked with having imperial office,
still took the time to supervise and instruct us in
the suitability of the days and seasons
Xǐ Qìng Nán Yán Fǎ Shí Cū Xí
that are connected with jubliance and happy events.
It is difficult to say that of the Legalists (Fa Shi),
with their rough and careless understanding of
Zhū Tiān Fù Wèi Shú Yán Zhī
One needs to return to that location,
like those rapidly rising sparks from an agitated fire.
Jiān Jì Wú Yī Xiǎng Shì Shí Tiān Rén Yù Zhí Jīng Fǎ Pŭ Dé Jì Dù Quán
Qí Bĕn Nián
And like those spaces between, use a room allowing only complete silence.
These days Celestial Beings (Tian Ren)
receive the chance to take a turn at the Scriptures,
the Method that is Universal (Fa Pu).
The end result is successful completion, the whole thing
capable of being completed in a full year.
Wú Yŏu Zhōng Shāng Qīng Tŭ Guī Yǎng Xiàn Xíng Dào Xīn
[One should] not to villify or undermine this,
for the [entire] Earth is overturned and emptied out.
One should instead give respect [to those] who are all
carrying such business of a Spiritual Nature.