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Ohio: Mayor of Cincinnati Proclaims May 13 as Falun Dafa Day in the City

May 16, 2021 |   By a Falun Dafa practitioner in Ohio

(Minghui.org) May 13, 2021 is the 22nd World Falun Dafa Day. Mayor John Cranley of Cincinnati issued a proclamation to honor the special day.

Proclamation from Mayor John Cranley of Cincinnati

The proclamation reads, “Falun Dafa was introduced to Cincinnati in 1998, and since then, many free workshops have been held in public places such as city libraries, community centers, and public parks with practitioners participating in many community events.”

Background: What is Falun Dafa?

Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) was first introduced to the public by Mr. Li Hongzhi in Changchun, China in 1992. The spiritual discipline is now practiced in over 100 countries and regions worldwide. Millions of people have embraced the teachings—which are based on the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance, as well as five gentle exercises—and experienced uplifted health and well-being.