元始天尊说北方真武妙经 Yuán Shǐ Tiān Zūn Shuō Běi Fāng Zhēn Wǔ Miào Jīng 步虚Bù xū 训自天尊行，行本彻太清， Xùn zì tiān zūn xíng, xíng běn chè tài qīng, 清静详光现，现出大天尊。 Qīng jìng xiáng guāng xiàn, Xiàn chū dà tiān zūn. 金闕化身天尊 Jīn què huà shēn tiānRead more
玉枢宝经 – Yù Shū Bǎo Jīng
九天应元雷声普化天尊玉枢宝经 Jiǔ Tiān Yìng Yuán Léi Shēng Pǔ Huà Tiān Zūn Yù Shū Bǎo Jīng 步虚Bù xū 九天应元炁，歘火是真形。雷声开祖劫， Jiǔ tiān yìng yuán qì, chuā huǒ shì zhēn xíng. Léi shēng kāi zǔ jié, 闪电烛幽冥。神通示变化，圣德冠群灵。 Shǎn diàn zhú yōu míng. Shén tōng shìRead more
Who is “Shao-Yang Di-Jun”?
“Shao-Yang Di-Jun” is first of the Wu Zu (the Five Patriarchs). His name was Wang Cheng, lived around the 4th to 5th century. Wang Cheng is said to be a direct student of Laozi. HisRead more
Who are the Wu-Zu or the Five Patriarchs of Taoist religion?
Wu-Zu refers to five most recognized Taoists (immortals) in the history. They are Wang Cheng and his student Zhong Li Quan, his second generation student Lu Dong Bin, his third generation student Liu Hai Chan,Read more
Who are “San-Huang”, “Wu-Di”?
“San Huang” are three ancient Emperors commonly known by the names of Tian-Huang, Di-Huang and Ren-Huang. “Wu-Di” refers to five Heavenly Emperors who are the “Cang-Di of the East’, “Chi-Di of the South”, “Bai-Di ofRead more
Who is “Tian-Huang Da-Di” and “Tu-Huang Di Zhi”?
They are two of the “Four Heavenly Emperors”. “Tian-Huang Da-Di” is the one directing the North and South Poles, the sky, the earth, the people. He is also in charge of the stars and theRead more
Who is “Bei-Ji-Da-Di” and “Chang-Shen Da-Di”?
“Bei-Ji Da-Di” , or “Zhong-Tian Zi-Wei Bei-Ji Da-Di” in full, is one of the four Heavenly Emperors, “Bei-Ji” means “the North Most”. “Bei-Ji Da-Di” helps the Jade Emperor of the Highest managing the Heavens, theRead more
Who are the “Four Heavenly Emperors”?
The “Four Heavenly Emperors” refers to “Zhong-Tian Zi-Wei Bei-Ji Da-Di”, “Nan-Ji Chang-Shen Da-Di”, “Gou-Chen Shang-Gong Tian-Huang Da-Di” and “Cheng-Ttian Xiao-Fa Tu-Huang Di-Zhi”. These four Heavenly Emperors assist the Jade Emperor of the Highest in managingRead more
Who is “The Jade Emperor of the Highest”?
“The Jade Emperor of the Highest” is considered the spiritual body of the highest Emperor in Heaven, the Yuan-Shi Heavenly Worthy or Yu-Qing Heavenly Worthy. Yuan-Shi (originator) Heavenly Worthy is in charge of all universesRead more
What are “San-Tu” and “Wu-Ku”?
“San-Tu” in Taoism means three special places. These are the most horrifying places in the universe. They are the place in hell where the blaze of death burns, the place in hell where the animalsRead more