(Clearwisdom.net) Practitioners in Hualien, Taiwan, gathered on May 8, 2011, at the Qixingtan Scenic Area to celebrate the upcoming 12th World Falun Dafa Day. They studied the Fa, did the exercises, gave performances, and shared cultivation experiences to let more people know about the goodness of Falun Dafa.

Group practice in Hualien, Taiwan, at the Qixingtan Scenic Area on May 8, 2011

Practitioners in Hualien wish revered Master Happy Birthday

Falun Dafa has been spread around the world for 19 years. Practitioners talked about their physical and mental benefits after cultivating Falun Dafa, and sincerely thanked Master Li Hongzhi for his guidance.

Practitioners present artistic performances to celebrate World Falun Dafa Day and display the beauty of Falun Dafa.

Tourists happily pose for a photo taken with practitioners.

Li, a practitioner, said, “Since I finished reading Zhuan Falun for the first time, I have read it daily. It makes me feel calm.”

Practitioner Lan said, “After I began to practice, my thoughts broadened. I have learned things that I never knew before, and my life has become even richer and more meaningful.”

Mr. Liao is a teacher. He said, “After practicing Falun Gong, I was able to control my temper. My students used to call me by a nasty nickname; now they call me 'Daddy Liao.'”

Ms. Zhang said, “I have cultivated for nearly ten years. Once a chronic invalid, I am now healthy. I thank compassionate Master for his care and protection.”

Mr. Guan is retired. He said, “I'm 71 years old and have been doing the exercises every morning at the practice site for nine years, rain or shine. I'm healthy and energetic.”

Mr. Wu said, “I now take reputation, self-interest, and emotions lightly after practicing Falun Gong. I naturally looks within whenever I encounter any problem. I feel calmer.”

Mr. Zhang said, “My practice of Falun Gong helped me quit smoking. I thank Master!”