Fú Nán Shēng Gù Yuè Wú Liáng Pŭ Dù Tiān Rén
Hardship and disaster are overcome - for these things this is superb.
Therefore, they name it Boundless and Immeasurable to Relieve Souls
Out of Purgatory For Celestial Beings.
Dào Yán Fán Yŏu Shì Jīng Néng Wéi Tiān Dì Dì Zhŭ Zhào Mín Xíng Shì
Gōng Dé Yŏu
Daoist doctrine says that ordinarily having these Scriptures
gives [one] the energy and capability to deal with Heaven and Earth.
For the Ruler and the mass of the people who carry out the work,
it results in the merit and virtue [needed] to deal with
Zāi Zhī Rì Fā Xīn Xiū Zhāi Shāo Xiāng Sòng Jīng Shí Guò Jiē Zhū Tiān
calamity and personal misfortune.
Each day [is spent] externalizing the true motive of the Mind
[through inner contemplation].
Studying, fasting from meat, and having retired into a room
to burn joss sticks and chant the liturgy of the Ten Deviations (Shi Guo).
Thus, each and every one in the Heavens is remembered by a mark
being jotted down in the records beside a person's name.
Wàn Shén Shì Wèi Yòu Bié Zhì Rén Kè Dé Wéi Shèng Jūn Jīn Què Zhī
The ten thousand Divine Spirits, who are the Imperial Bodyguards (Shi Wei)
assist others including the Perfect Man (Zhi Ren) to overcome limitations.
The result is that he is [Head] Sage [to the] Supreme Ruler of the Golden Palace,
Chēng Zhū Tiān Jì Rén Gōng Guò Liàng Fēn Wú Shī Tiān Zhōng Zhēn
being an Officer of the Heavens who watches and jots down
a record of merits and failures.
And in a clear and enlightened manner assigns,
without mistake or deviation from the norm.
At Heaven's Center, the True Grand-Monarch (Zhen Wang)