City of Port Coquitlam


Whereas: Falun Dafa is an advanced exercise and meditation practice of mind, body, and spirit based on the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance; and

Whereas: Since its public introduction by Mr. Li Hongzhi in 1992, Falun Dafa has brought health and peace of mind to over 100 million people on six continents; and

Whereas: More men and women of Canada are learning the practice and purifying their hearts, energizing their bodies, and embracing peaceful, virtuous communities; and

Whereas: Falun Dafa emphasizes a holistic approach to health that includes the cultivation of one's moral character by following the universe's benevolent characteristic of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance, as well as practicing gentle qigong exercises; and

Whereas: Falun Dafa practitioners in communities across Canada will celebrate Falun Dafa Month with parades and free public traditional Chinese dancing and singing performances; and

Whereas: Hundreds and thousands of Falun Dafa practitioners will participate in the Canada Experience Sharing Conference to be held in Toronto this May;

Now Therefore: I, M.P. (Mike) Bowen, Acting Mayor of the Corporation of The City of Port Coquitlam, Do Hereby Proclaim May, 2007, as a

"Falun Dafa Month

Honouring Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance"

M.P. (Mike) Bowen

Acting Mayor

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