Massachusetts, USA: City of Boston Recognizes World Falun Dafa Day
(Minghui.org) On the occasion of the 15 th World Falun Dafa Day, Mayor Martin J. Walsh of the City of Boston, Massachusetts, proclaimed May 13 th , 2014, to be World Falun Dafa Day in the City of Boston.
Whereas: Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Gong, was introduced in China in 1992; and
Whereas: Every year, on May 13th, World Falun Dafa Day is celebrated around the Globe; and
Whereas: At its core are universal principles of truthfulness, compassion and forbearance; and
Whereas: This peaceful, holistic self-cultivation practice consists of moral teachings, sound meditation and gentle exercises; and
Whereas: The idea of self-cultivation practice is rooted in China’s three spiritual traditions of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism; and
Whereas: In striving daily to live by these principles, and by practicing the meditation exercises, many people have experienced profound changes in their lives; and
Therefore: I, Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of the City of Boston, do hereby proclaim May 13th to be World Falun Dafa Day In the City of Boston.
I urge all of my fellow Bostonians to join me in acknowledging China’s spiritual discipline in the City of Boston.
Martin J. Walsh Mayor of Boston May 13th, 2014