(Minghui.org) Shortly after Ms. He (alias) who had taken some informational materials from my home left at past 1 p.m. on June 29, 2018, someone knocked at the door. I was sorting out amulets at the time, and thought that it was Ms. He. 

When I opened the door, I saw a group of men and women standing at the door. One was in a police uniform and another one held a hammer and a shovel. They arrested me. 

I found out that they had followed Ms. He for a few months. Apparently, this was a well-planned arrest. 

Not Cooperating with the Police

At the police station, I was interrogated for a long time. They kept asking me, “Where did the materials come from? How many did she take? How did you know about her?” I had no intention of answering any of it. At that time, I recalled what Master told us – seize the time to awaken the conscience of sentient beings. Thus, when they questioned me, I kept thinking about how to awaken their conscience. 

During interrogation, my hands were handcuffed to an iron chair. Even so, I managed to sit in a lotus position and calmly talked to them. One of the interrogators said, “What kind of place is this? Put down your legs!” I was calm and kindly clarified the facts to them. I also tried to help them renounce their memberships in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its youth organizations. Besides, I told them to recite “Falun Dafa is wonderful! Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is wonderful!” I wasn’t scared at all, as I could feel Master Li (the founder) empowering and encouraging me. 

One police officer was mean. He tried to put my fingerprints on their documents, and I tried to resist. Then he slapped my face twice to the point where I felt very dizzy. I thought, “No matter how vicious you were, I believed that evil didn’t triumph over good. In the end, he angrily pressed my fingers down one by one, then my palm.

When he came back to the detention center, I noticed that he became emaciated and lacked strength when talking. He didn’t appear to be mean anymore. I told him, “All my Dafa books were bought by me, and you have to take them home for me.” He said, “Sure, no problem. But we can’t return those informational materials to you.” I said, “You can take them home to read. Please don’t destroy anything, otherwise it won’t be good for you.” 

After that, I was transferred to the municipal detention center. On my way I repeatedly shouted, “Falun Dafa is wonderful! Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is wonderful!” It was required to take a photo of one’s pupil at the detention center, which I resisted. I sent forth righteous thoughts: “Master, please strengthen me.” They tried three times, but all in vain. 

Validating Dafa at the Detention Center 

The municipal detention center was a very filthy place, where my skin got infected. My face and ears became so itchy, And my skin was broken. I applied toothpaste every day to the infected area, but it didn’t work. I kept reciting “On Dafa.” Meanwhile, I sent forth righteous thoughts and clarified the facts to people. I came to enlighten that using an ordinary person’s way to treat my skin problem would not work for a practitioner. After that, I stopped taking the ordinary people’s approach. Then, my skin healed. 

At the detention center I couldn’t eat, nor walk steadily. I fell down a few times, but was not hurt. Other inmates were shocked to see that, for I am close to 70 years old. I truly appreciated Master for having protected me time after time. Sometimes my lower body was in pain, and my belly button was also festered. I then asked for Master to transfer this illness karma to the evil people who persecuted practitioners. As soon as I thought about that, all my discomfort disappeared.

There were also tests when I did the exercises. My arms were in pain, and I could not move them. Then I had to ask for Master’s help to strengthen me in finishing the exercises. After that, my arms went back to normal. 

Master said, 

“For us cultivators, other than the karma Master has eliminated, we still have to pay a portion ourselves. You will thus feel physically uncomfortable, as if you were suffering from sickness. Cultivation practice is to cleanse you from your life’s origin.” (“Sickness Karma,” Essentials for Further Advancement)

One time, the doctor said I had high blood pressure and forced me to take pills. Then I said to Master in my heart, “Those medications won’t work.” Other inmates also said, “One could choke when taking the pills.” I didn’t enlighten on that, otherwise I could have refused to take the medication. The doctor said I would have some reaction to it, but still forced me to take it. Then, as soon as it reached my throat, I choked. Later, I hid those medications, and then threw away all of them. 

Initially I wasn’t courageous enough to do the exercises in the cell. Then, Master used an inmate to hint. She said, “The place where I was held before, there were several practitioners doing daily exercises.” Thus, I waited until other people went to sleep, then I got up and did the exercises. But I was seen by the patrolling administrators. Later the security also warned me not to do the exercises. I said, “Nobody can see me doing the exercises.” 

Master said, 

“Our exercise sites are better than any other qigong exercise sites. As long as you go to our exercise sites for practice, it is much better than your treating your own illness. My fashen sit in a circle, and above the exercise site is a shield on which there is a big Falun. A large fashen guards the site above the shield. This site is not an ordinary site, and neither is it a site for an ordinary qigong practice: It is a site for cultivation practice. Many of our practitioners with supernormal abilities have seen that this Falun Dafa site is shielded with red light, and it is red all over.” (Lecture Three, Zhuan Falun)

Before I did the exercises, I recited this passage quietly once every day. From then on, I had not been noticed for what I did, nor interfered with. 

When I first arrived at the detention center, the security guard didn’t allow me to talk to anyone, but still, I had to awaken the conscience of people. I wrote down the truth about Dafa, and showed it to the inmates. I only attended two years of primary school, so I used the simplest language to express myself. I told them: One needs to quietly recite “Falun Dafa is wonderful! Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is wonderful!” and quit the CCP to ensure one’s safety. Dafa has been spread to more than 100 countries and regions. Look up online for the “Character Hidden Stone,” and you’ll see that a heavenly secret is revealed. 

Gradually, I have made the breakthrough in creating an environment for truth-clarification at the detention center. I often awoke the consciences of inmates and helped them quit the CCP. When I did the exercises, some of them copied me. But, they were also afraid of being penalized for doing that. Therefore, most of the time, they only quietly recited the phrase. I also told them, there would be a plague to eliminate bad people, I wanted to remind them to remember the phrase. Many of them got to learn the truth, learned Dafa is good, and withdrew their memberships in the CCP. 

One security guard didn’t believe me and said something disrespectful about Master. I said, “Please don’t say that.” Within a few days, she suddenly had a belly ache. Her facial expression was funny, one moment she seemed like laughing, another moment she seemed like crying. This caught everybody off guard. I came to her and said, “What’s wrong with you? If you can’t endure, you could ask Master to help you, and forgive what you said before. You could say, ‘I am wrong, I am sorry Master.’” 

Later inmates went together for lunch. She was upset and shouted, “You guys go, leave me alone!” Seeing that, I showed her what to say again, but she didn’t follow me. Then another person said. I told her, “That doesn’t count. Only when you say it counts!” In a short while, she finally said the phrase twice. Then her belly pain was gone. She said, “I have to believe in Dafa, period.” 

I was put in three different cells. At each cell, there was always someone asking me to give up cultivation. They said, “If you were to say that you’d stop practicing, then you could go home right away.” I told them, “My life has been extended since practicing Dafa. Before that, I was very sick. I could have died or become bedridden for the rest of my life. After I began practicing, though I am almost 70 years old, I am still very energetic.” I enlightened that Master would use all kinds of people and things to test his disciples at any time and location, to see if we could still hold onto cultivation despite such harsh environments and conditions. 

One time, I got called out of the room. It was said that the public prosecutor asked to sign a document. That day happened to be the day of a prison cell check, and over 40 people from two cells stood outside. I took this opportunity to shout out loud, “Can I sign not guilty?” Then I put down on that document, “Falun Dafa is a righteous Fa, I am innocent.” 

I also experienced another thing at the detention center. Police officers from the Domestic Security Department had said that they would release me in a month. However, on the 34th day, I was not released, but was given an arrest warrant. 

All inmates were very disappointed. On that night, there was lightning and thunder, strong wind and a storm, as well as bursts of thunder rang through the clouds. Quite a few young girls were so terrified that they screamed out loud, and a TV in the cell was broken by the thunder. I told them that heaven was warning people, for they issued an arrest warrant to a Fa-rectification period Dafa disciple. It would not be tolerated by heaven. 

I could only memorize very little of the Fa. When I was transferred to the Jiulongpo Detention Center, I ran into a practitioner who had memorized a lot more Fa than I had. She helped me put down a few of Master’s new articles. Whenever I had time, I would study and recite the Fa. Through Fa-study, my righteous thoughts became more and more powerful. I asked for Master’s empowerment, to strike out the evil with great power, in order to completely dismantle dark minions and evil rotten ghosts that were surrounding the detention center and court, and to completely eliminate the old forces’ factors. 

I had also benefited from sharing with that practitioner. She mentioned one thing: One time, she went to hand in a truth-clarification letter. On her way home, her legs were suddenly swollen to the point where she couldn’t walk. She was caught off guard. Meanwhile, Master’s Fa appeared in her mind. She enlightened: Because I did something for spreading Dafa, Master helped remove the dark substance in my body. Whenever she felt discomfort, she quietly recited deep down: I appreciated Master for eliminating my karma as well as bearing more than half of it!

After I heard her sharing, I was very touched. Often enough, we treated discomfort like a bad thing and developed negative thoughts towards it. Her sharing changed my notion: Whenever I have a splitting headache, blurry eyes, cough, blocked nostrils, leg and foot cramps, back pain, sore bladder and sciatica, I would relate it to the fact that Master cleaned my body by pushing out the dark substance in my body. I also thought to myself: “Your disciple wouldn’t treat any of that as an illness. Practitioners don’t have any illness.” At the same time, I felt grateful for Master deep down. Then, it turned out to be that the illness karma symptom disappeared right away. 

I truly appreciated Master for having born a great deal for His disciple. My gratitude towards Master is beyond any words. 

Awaking the Consciences of the Police, Procuratorate and Judicial Departments

Before the illegal trial was opened, I began to prepare what I was going to say at the court. One inmate asked me, “Do you dare to talk about that in court?” I said, “They are also beings whose conscience I have to awaken, only the nature of their jobs is different.” During the process, as to the police officer handling the case, the public prosecutor of the prosecutor's office, lawyers and trial judges in the courtroom, as long as I have a chance, I’d take that opportunity to clarify the facts to them. 

Every time when they asked me to sign a document, I would closely check if what they have put down was truthful, or if they have put down what I said about validating Dafa. Otherwise I’d refuse to sign. 

On June 3, 2019, the day of the trial, I said in court, “Falun Dafa is a righteous Fa. It is not among the 14 cults identified by the Central Office, the State Office and the Ministry of Public Security, which means, Dafa cultivation is legal. Articles 99 and 100 of Decree No. 50 of the State Council Press and Publication Administration have repealed the ban on Falun Dafa books, indicating that Falun Dafa video products, books and propaganda are legal and the practice of Falun Dafa is legal. Please handle the case according to the law. Falun Dafa has been spread to more than 100 countries and regions. I’d encourage you to search online for the ‘Hidden Character Stone’ in Guizhou City, you’ll see the heavenly secret exposed.”

I was illegally sentenced to three years imprisonment in the first court hearing. After that, I didn’t hire a lawyer, I did what I was supposed to do, and left myself in the hands of Master. A few months later, I was sentenced to 15 months in prison at the second court hearing. Though I knew I could return home in 11 days, I didn’t recognize any forced persecution, or unjust sentence, so I solemnly wrote down in my appeal the truth I had told to the public prosecutors and law officers before, declaring my innocence.

On September 28, 2019, I returned home with a long list of names who had quit the CCP. 

On my cultivation path, Master has held my hand to move forward step by step. I truly appreciated Master and fellow practitioners’ help and encouragement. 

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Category: Clarifying the Truth