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DaoZang Volume 5,  083a1


Numinous Treasure Without Measure Salvation Highest Grade Wonderful-Scripture Plate 6 Scroll 25
DaoZang woodblock print from Volume 0005, Page 083a1
[Page 83]

Do Yn Xng Do Zhī R Jiē Dāng Xiāng Tāng M Y Zhāi R Sh Dōng
Xing Xuān Chǐ

Daoist Doctrine states that the Current procedure is to every day draw
scented hot water to immerse oneself in and bathe [thoroughly].
[Observing the rules of] fast and abstinence, entering into a room
and face oneself in an eastern direction.
One is to then Kowtow, while simultaneously making inquiry
and mentioning the

Sān Sh r Tōng Shng Wn Sān Sh r Tiān Xīn Bi
the Thirty-Two Transmissions of Superior (Heavenly) Tidings (Shang Wen).
Thirty-two [times these are directed to the] Divine Will
in acknowledgement and obeisance.

Sān Sh r Gu B M Jng Sī Shēn Zu Qīng Hung Bi Sān S Yn Q Zhī
Thirty-two times one is to shut the eyes,
and calmly deliberate upon one's body, character, and conduct
while sitting [still].
Cerulean, Yellow, and White are the three colors of the clouds
of the Air (Qi)

Zhōng Ni Wi Wĕng Mng Yŏu Qīng Lng Bi Hŭ Zhū Qu Xun Wŭ Shī

of the Center (Zhong).
Along with that of the Inside (Nei), and that of the Outside (Wai)
everything is luxuriant.
The Nether World has the Cerulean Dragon, White Tiger,
Vermilion Sparrow (the Rosefinch), Black Valiant Lion, and White Crane

Bi H Lu Li Zuŏ Yu R Yu Zho Mng Dng Hun Sh Ni
arranged in that order from left to right.
The Sun and the Moon illuminate the Cavity thoroughly
so that [within] the shining interior area


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