The Sharon Springs Harvest Festival, one of upstate New York's largest two-day events, attracts nearly 20,000 visitors. A Falun Dafa booth gave visitors a chance to learn about the benefits of this ancient mind and body practice and the persecution going on in China targeting this peaceful group.
Seventeen practitioners talked about how they have followed the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance to improve themselves. One speaker explained how she felt the joy of cultivating selflessness: “Only by letting go of ourselves and resentment can we really achieve selflessness and compassion.”
Over 300,000 people attended the annual Flower, Fruit and Vegetable Festival in Skierniewice, Poland. The Falun Dafa group's golden dragon, at over 40 yards in length and operated by 21 practitioners, was an impressive sight in the festival parade. “I could tell that the meditation helped you with physical strength and endurance," said one spectator.
A brutal attack on a Falun Gong practitioner in Hong Kong is the latest in Beijing's expanding interference and violence outside of mainland China.
Practitioners' activities in advance of the recent experience sharing conference in Buenos Aires met with much interest and public support.
A Falun Dafa group held a booth at the Ecosphere Fair Montréal, the largest environmental event in Québec. Many visitors took an interest in the practice.
~ Accounts of Persecution ~
~ Experience Sharing Conferences ~
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