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What is Zhidie(职牒)?

Cheng Bohan

01/18/2022




职牒(Position certificate) In Daoism,as apprentice,after Master's test and examination,with the confirm of the Master,Daoist Priest will have a Position in the heaven because they are the Officers that represents the Heaven. With this certificate,you can practice your Daoism sorcery,magic,and ceremony legally.


All the Heavenly Position need to issue with the Celestial Master's approval. And only the Priest who have position Du Gong Ji Jiu Official(Overseers of Practise and Ritual Officiant of Alcohol Offering Ritual都功祭酒)can deliver Holy Letters to deities. Therefore, many Quanzhen Priest also beg for Heavely Position and beg for the Lu. There are many Patriarchs have the Position of Du Gong Ji Jiu Official,such as Bai Yuchan, Qiu Chuji. They are known to be Patriarchs of Quanzhen Clan, but they are also vassles of the Celetial Masters and their descendants such as Wei Huacun,the patriarch of Shangqing Clan.


丘处机法职,出自全真科仪:“臣系太上无极大道,玉清金笥宝籙,混元紫府,选仙上品,秉东华演教,龙门正宗,大罗天仙状元,邱大真人”

 

白玉蟾以及门徒法职,出自《传度谢恩表文》:“高上神霄玉清府雷霆令,统五雷将兵,提领雷霆都司鬼神公事,臣玉蟾言,以今月十五日,伏为上清太华丹景吏神霄玉府西台令,行仙都风雷判官,臣彭相,上清大洞玄都三景法师,太乙雷霆典者,九灵飞步仙官,签书诸司法院鬼神公事,臣留元长,太上正一盟威法师,充驱邪院判官,南昌典者,九灵飞步仙官,兼管雷霆都司鬼神公事,臣林伯谦,太上三五都功职籙,神霄玉府右侍经,臣潘常吉,太上三五都功职籙,神霄玉府右侍经,臣周希清,太上三五都功法籙弟子,奉行天心正法驱邪院判官,兼干五雷使院事,臣胡士简,太上正一盟威法师,行上清混元天心五雷大法,差充主管驱邪院事,兼雷霆都司事,臣罗致大,太上三五都功紫虚阳光秘籙弟子,行上清北极天心正法金阙内台鍊度典者,驱邪院右判官,臣陈守默,太上正一盟威法师,行灵宝天心玉晨五雷大法九灵飞步仙官,主管驱邪黄籙院事,臣庄致柔等,臣付以道法,奏准玉格,注授前件差遣,即日具表,恭诣阙庭,称谢天恩者。”

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