Texas, USA: Town of Flower Mound Proclaims May 13, 2013 as Falun Dafa Day
(Minghui.org) Mayor Thomas E, Hayden of the Town of Flower Mound, Texas proclaim May 11, 2013, as Falun Dafa Day.
Office of the Mayor
WHEREAS : Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Gong, is a peaceful self-improvement practice rooted in ancient Chinese culture that centers around the universal principal of Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance and it consists of five gentle exercises, including meditation; and
WHEREAS : Master Li Hongzhi, the founder of Falun Dafa, has helped hundreds of millions across the world improving their heath and moral standards, as well as deepen their understanding of life, humanity and universe, through the practice of Falun Dafa; and
WHEREAS : Transcending culture and racial boundaries, Falun Dafa has touched the lives of more than 100 million people in over 70 counties, more men and women in the United States are leaning the practice and purifying their hearts, energizing their bodies, and striving to create virtuous communities; and
WHEREAS : Falun Dafa’s was first introduced to public in1992 in China and was introduced to Dallas-Fort Worth In 1996. Since then, many free introductory workshops have been held in public places such as city’s libraries and public parks, and practitioners have participated in many community’s events; and
WHEREAS : Falun Dafa practitioners’ determination and courage to stand up for Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance while facing severe persecution from the Chinese Communist Party has shown the world the value of life and the preciousness of human dignity; and
WHEREAS : Falun Dafa practitioners in greater Dallas-Fort Worth areas will celebrate World Falun Dafa Day at the Plano Russell Creek Park Pavilion On May 11, 2013.
NOW, THEREFORE , I, Thomas E, Hayden, Mayor of the Town of Flower Mound, Texas and on behalf of the members of the Town Council, do hereby proclaim May 11, 2013, as:
“Falun Dafa Day”
PROCLAOMED AND SIGNED this 1st day of May 2013.
Mayor, Town of Flower Mound