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The Divine Land Marching Band Is Popular in Mysore, India (Photos)

November 05, 2008 |   By a practitioner from Taiwan

(Clearwisdom.net) On October 7, the Divine Land Marching Band, consisting of Falun Gong practitioners from Taiwan, Malaysia, and Singapore, was invited to perform at the Dasara Festival in Mysore, India. More than 400 thousand people, including monks and lamas, attended this Buddhist event. The Divine Land Marching Band received a warm welcome.

The Divine Land Marching Band was warmly welcomed.

The Divine Land Marching Band

The media reported on the band

Many local media interviewed the members of the band and reported on their performances. The mayor of Mysore and the Minister of Defense of India also met with the members of the band. The spectators loved the performances and asked for detailed information about Falun Gong.

At the festival, a high-ranking lama led the band to the stage. He greeted the band and led the spectators in saying, "Falun Dafa is good." Then he invited the band to perform. The band played to several hundred thousand people for an hour. Every time they finished playing, "Falun Dafa Is Good," the lama led the spectators in repeating, "Falun Dafa is good!" Falun Dafa played a major role in the whole event. After the performances, the monks and lamas followed the band and held a parade.

Reporters representing more than 30 local and national media covered the event, and the band was the focus of their attention.