The parade brought the beauty of Falun Dafa's Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance to area residents, both Chinese and Westerners, as well as tourists from around the world. Practitioners also raised awareness of the 18-year persecution of this ancient spiritual practice by the Chinese Communist Party. The parade was especially noteworthy for people recently from China, where Falun Gong is brutally suppressed.
The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra presented its final performance of the season at the Strathmore Music Center in North Bethesda to three encores and standing ovations. Audience members described the performance as representing the best of East and West, noting that it was filled with beauty, had healing powers, and that the music brought listeners closer to their spiritual selves.
Practitioners of Falun Dafa in France were invited to teach the exercises at the 2017 Yoga Festival Paris. Participants who learned the movements said they felt a strong energy. A Chinese participant was glad to have re-discovered the practice, having benefited from it in China before giving it up due to the communist regime's persecution.
When practitioners introduced Falun Gong at a market fair in Teteles de Avila Castillo, many people showed support and an interest in learning – including the town's mayor.
A formerly illiterate practitioner finds her purpose in life after a chance encounter and is determined to help more people benefit from the practice of Falun Gong.
The brutal persecution claims another innocent life, as Ms. Qi Suhua has passed away shortly after being released from police custody.
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Death Toll Reaches Genocidal Proportions
Estimates put the number who have perished as a result of persecution at over one million.
Organ Harvesting Atrocities
Evidence suggests over 60,000 killed for their organs in an illicit state-sanctioned organ trade.
A Fundamental Misconception
Chinese state media reports falsely claim that practicing Falun Gong has led to 1,400 deaths.
Self-Immolation: An Elaborate Hoax
A 2001 TV broadcast of people setting themselves on fire was actually a propaganda ploy.
April 25 Peaceful Appeal
The most peaceful protest in history is called a 'siege' by top party brass
Prosecuting Jiang Zemin
Bringing the prime culprit in the persecution to justice
More Basic Truths
A primer on the web of lies upon which the persecution was built
Learn About Falun Dafa
An advanced practice of self-cultivation freely available to all