Zhǎn Júe Dì Gēn Duàn Bāo Bì Sǐ Míng Liè Tài Xuán Zhēn Wáng Jiān Jŭ
Severing completely the Earth-Root (Di Gen).
Breaking off the Placenta, and Stopping up Death (Bi Si),
are the names given in the ranking order in the
Supreme Mystery (Tai Xuan- the first of the DaoZang's 'Four Supplements').
The True Grand-Monarch (Zhen Wang) holds the office
that supervises and inspects in entirety.
Thus, there are placed no constraints on the Heavenly Gates (Tian Men).
Dōng Dŏu Zhí Qì Xī Dŏu Zhào Xiān
[Accordingly,] in the East the Dipper holds and manages 'The Contract',
and in the West the Dipper summons the Fairies.
Bĕi Dŏu Zòu Jiǎn Nán Dŏu Liè Yán
In the North the Dipper assists in producing music, and reports
that are [about] to be written.
While in the South the Dipper arranges properly words
that are [about] to be spoken.
Zhōng Dŏu Zuò Zhèn Yùn Zhuàn Yuán Guān Dì Kuí Yù Lù Dòng Jiàn Míng
Wú Tiān Zhēn Xuán
In the Center of the Dipper, sitting at ease while it revolves,
there at the Fundamentals (Yuan), one of whom is the God of War (Guan Di),
The Chief of the Jade Chart (Yu Lu).
With it, the Cavity (Dong) shines outward like a mirror
into the gloomy Nether World (Ming),
even while being without one who is Celestially-Endowed (Tian Zhen),
the Dark Profunity (Xuan)
Gŭ Huà Xuán Bō Huáng Tiān Mó Wáng Ān Zhèn Suì Ē Wŭ Tiān Dà Mó
Wàn Shén Zhī
is blown as with a bellows to stir up and swell,
transforming Dark Profundity (Xuan) so that it flows wave-like (Bo).
The Yellow Heaven Demon King (Huang Tian Mo Wang) installs Peace
and suppresses Ghosts and their influences,
while also pandering to all the whims of the Five Heavens (Wu Tian).
the Great Demon (Da Mo) along with the
Ten Thousand Divine Spirits (Wan Shen) of
Yī Wŭ Dŏu Zhī Fú Xià Yuán Huà Qì Tài Jié Dān Shū
all of the Five Dippers (Wu Dou) are connecte to
the Charm (Fu) down below.
With it there comes Basic Activating Vital Energy (Yuan Hua Qi)
[to relieve] the utmost of calamity and suffering,
using the Vermilion Book (Dan Shu).
Qīng Dì Shī Lìng Bái Dì Yù Qiāo Chì Dì Zhèng Xiàn Hēi Dì Jiàn Lì
The God of Spring (the Cerulean Emperor) imposes and executes orders and decrees.
The God of Autumn (the White Emperor) withstands beatings and extortion.
The God of Summer (the Red Emperor) is the first annually to uphold the true laws.
The God of Winter (the Black Emperor) is the one who founds and establishes [things].