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DaoZang Volume 131, Page 053a1
|Book 10 A Faithful Rendition in Regular Text
||Plate 8 Scroll 58
Yì Shǐ Lìu Dīng Shén Nŭ Yè
Working away like servants, the Six Gods (Ling Ding) of Darkness
and the Goddess (Shen Nu), all pay their respects.
Dì Sī Huáng Tīng Zhōng Zhēn Rén Zé Lìu Dīng Yù Nŭ Zì Lái Zì Wèi Kĕ
The Emperor, positioned in great thought in the Yellow Court (the Eyes) Center,
is a Perfected One.
Therefore, the Six Gods of Darkness (Liu Ding),
and the 'Beautiful Girl' ((Yu Nu) the Jade Fairy)
from the very beginning supply a self-defence.
Bì Zǐ Jīng Lù Kĕ Zhǎng Huó
Lock up the Young Son (Zi) to refine the Essence (Jing) needed for
travelling the Road (Lu) also makes it possible to have a long life.
Júe Xié Qì Sú Guān Bì Jīng Lù Kĕ Dé Zhǎng Shēng
Exhaust what is Bad (Xie), abandon what is Vulgar and Common (Su).
Close off the Essence (Jing),
and so Journey the Road (Lu) that brings Longevity.
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