The Chinese New Year is a time of celebration and for Falun Dafa practitioners around the world that includes expressing gratitude for the positive changes the practice brought to their lives and families. In this report featuring greetings from 28 countries, a Russian practitioner wrote, “My life has been changed through cultivation, owing to Master's teachings.”
Despite the ban and persecution of Falun Dafa in China which began in 1999, its practitioners have persevered and let their families, friends, and acquaintances know about the wonders of the practice. Many people throughout China have since started practicing Falun Dafa, and some have had incredible experiences.
Practitioners and others around the world have a tradition of sending Chinese New Year's greetings to the founder of Falun Dafa, Master Li Hongzhi. The greetings evidence the great respect and gratitude that people have for the countless positive changes Falun Dafa has brought to their lives, whether or not they are practitioners.
"While ordinary households are happily celebrating, many families with Falun Gong practitioners facing persecution will spend the New Year with tears in their eyes and worries in their hearts."
As the rest of China celebrates Chinese New Year, these elderly practitioners are being imprisoned and unable to see their families because of the persecution.
What normally would be a joyous time of celebration for a successful couple is instead one of suffering and turmoil, as Mr. Liu Ruping and Ms. Zhang Chenglan again face trial because of their belief in Falun Gong.
~ Improving Oneself ~
~ Greetings ~
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