It is estimated that among over 40 million tourists who visit Paris each year, about one million come from mainland China. For the past 19 years, Falun Gong practitioners have maintained a presence at the city's popular tourist sites, telling people about the benefits of Falun Gong, as well as clearing up misconceptions Chinese tourists often have based on the defamatory propaganda from China's state-run media.
Connected with the ancient wisdom of traditional Chinese culture, Falun Gong offers life-changing improvement in physical and mental health through a disciplined spiritual practice based on the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. While the idea of a spiritual practice might resonate instantly with some, others might find it too mystical-sounding.
Until all other measures fail, that is...
People around the world who have benefited from the practice of Falun Gong often volunteer to introduce the meditation to the public and raise awareness about the persecution of the millions of Falun practitioners in China, which has gone on since July 1999. The following are reports on Falun Gong activities in Ireland, Norway, Germany and the UK.
Community members get a chance to learn Falun Gong at a popular farmers market in Minnesota and a Pakistan Festival in Virginia.
A sales manager at a large finance company in China reflects on how cultivating truthfulness, compassion, and forbearance–the principles of Falun Dafa–helped her succeed in her career and help her colleagues at the same time.
This "model prison" has a long history of torturing Falun Gong practitioners in horrific ways to force them to renounce their faith.
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~ Accounts of Persecution ~
~ Beginning Cultivation ~
~ Health Benefits ~
~ Journeys of Cultivation ~
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