The author suggests that when we encounter physical discomfort or other obstacles and setbacks, it could be a hint to correct our thoughts and handle things from the perspective of the Falun Dafa teachings. In trying situations, such as being arrested and held in a detention center, the author recommends that we view them as opportunities to let people know the truth about Dafa.
Practitioners in Hong Kong gathered for meditation and music performances, celebrating the New Year and wishing the founder of Falun Dafa, a Happy New Year. They were touched by many citizens who showed support. One participant shared, “A young lady asked for some materials, and helped distribute them. At another time when it was raining, two young men held an umbrella over my head for about half an hour, as I handed out materials to pedestrians.”
Falun Dafa practitioners across the globe live by the same teachings and follow the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance. To celebrate the New Year, they have sent in greetings to express their gratitude to Master Li Hongzhi, the founder of Falun Dafa, for their good fortune and good health and all the many blessings they have received from practicing this ancient form of cultivation.
The 51-year-old man, who was twice incarcerated for practicing Falun Gong, was held in solitary for a year and a half during his second term.
Falun Dafa practitioners gathered in front of city hall to celebrate the New Year and to wish Mr. Li Hongzhi a Happy New Year. They talked to people about Dafa and the persecution of the practice in China.
The journey of a 74-year-old practitioner and how grateful he is for his good fortune of being able to live a good life.
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Master Li quietly watching the world from amidst the mountains after leaving New York following July 20th, 1999. (Published January 19, 2000)