(Minghui.org) Falun Dafa practitioners in India organized exercise demonstrations, study sessions, and seminars in various cities to commemorate World Falun Dafa Day, the special day marking twenty-six years since the introduction of the practice in China. Practitioners also used the opportunity to raise awareness about the ongoing brutal persecution of Falun Dafa practitioners in China.

A major festival was celebrated at Lalit Kala Bhavan in Nagpur, which was attended by hundreds of people. A group exercise practice was held at Gandhibag Park in Nagpur and fliers were distributed to passersby. Some people who were watching were keen to learn the exercises.

Practitioner doing a traditional floor decoration to welcome people.

Practitioners in Nagpur did the exercises in a park, distributed informational flyers, and taught the exercises.

While practitioners did the Falun Dafa meditation exercise, children enjoyed making paper lotus flowers in workshops and making greetings for Master Li (the founder of the practice).

Children in Nagpur painted Falun symbols and made paper lotus flowers.

In Bangalore, practitioners assembled at the popular Cubbon Park, where they demonstrated the exercises and meditation, and distributed informational flyers to passersby.

Practitioners from Bangalore pose for a greeting to Master Li for World Falun Dafa Day.

Practitioners from Bangalore doing the exercises.

In Mumbai, local practitioners demonstrated the exercises at the “Equal Streets” festival at Linking Road, in Bandra.

In Pune, practitioners raised awareness about Falun Dafa at the Taljai Hill area.

In Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad, and various other cities, local practitioners taught the exercises to people and spread the message of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance, the core principles of Falun Dafa.