(Minghui.org) I have been searching for qigong masters for many years and it has been a very difficult journey. New Year’s Day in 1998 was an unforgettable day for me, as a friend recommended I practice Falun Gong. When I saw a picture of Master Li, the founder of Falun Gong, I felt very comfortable, and a powerful energy surrounded me. I suddenly understood that this was the master I was looking for.
More than 20 years have passed and my path of cultivation has been bumpy. Under the protection of Master and Dafa, I fell and got up again, not forgetting my mission of validating the Fa and saving sentient beings.
Detention Center Guard Shouts: Falun Dafa Is the Righteous Fa
My home was suddenly raided one day in late 2015. I was arrested, taken to the police station, and handcuffed to an iron chair torture device. Facing the sudden tribulation, I felt a little depressed at first. I then remembered that I was a Dafa practitioner, and that I should validate the Fa to save sentient beings and show the beauty of Dafa no matter where I am. So I started singing the song “Falun Dafa is Good.”
As the lyrics go, “Falun Dafa is good, Falun Dafa is a righteous Fa, and Buddha’s light shines everywhere,” the truth and light of Dafa shone on all the sentient beings around me. I saw a police officer who was yelling at practitioners leave, and the others were silently listening. From afternoon to night, I sang again and again, until my voice started to go hoarse. On the way to the detention center, I began to sing again. Some police officers in the car listened for a while and then began to ask us about Falun Gong. After I told them about it, some said that they would read the book.
When I arrived at the detention center, I again began to sing “Falun Dafa is Good.” A guard couldn’t help but say loudly, “It’s really nice.” The next morning, a female guard interrogated me. I smiled and told her, “Do you know how I arrived here? I was singing a song all the way. I would like to sing it for you.” So I sang “Falun Dafa is Good” twice. The guard quietly listened until I finished. Then she told me, “I also believe in Buddhism.” I happily replied, “Then we have a common language.” During our conversation, another guard came in to give us water, and asked, “Is your room air conditioned? It’s so warm! Our room is chilly.” The guard replied, “We don’t have an air conditioner.” I told the guard, “Our conversation was full of positive energy that made the room warm.” The positive energy emanating from singing “Falun Dafa is Good” drove away all bad things and comforted everyone around me. With this good start, the guards allowed me to practice the Falun Gong exercises in my cell.
One time, a few officers from the police station came to the detention center to interrogate us. One officer came to the room and blurted out, “Falun Dafa is the righteous Fa.” I was very pleased. I knew that Master was letting me know that the singing of “Falun Dafa is Good” had been etched in their hearts.
Validating the Fa in Taking Care of Seniors
After several years in prison, I learned that my parents, who are in their 80s, had dementia. They lost their memory and could no longer take care of themselves. My mother’s dementia was the most severe. She was always restless and got fussy, especially at night. She had bladder and bowel incontinence issues and was uneasy in the daytime as well. My father’s hearing was poor, and it became difficult for him to communicate. Although my elder brother and sister-in-law took care of them, no one dared to stay with my parents at night because they wouldn’t get any sleep. My elder brother had high blood pressure. When he lost his temper, he would lock my parents in their room. Our other siblings complained that he didn’t take good care of them. My elder brother was the only one of us who was retired, and the others had to work. So someone proposed that we hire someone to take care of my parents.
There was a lot of conflict on how to care for my parents. My return seemed to mitigate it. We decided that my elder brother and I would take turns taking care of my parents. As a practitioner, I know that Dafa’s energy can correct all incorrect states in those around me. I studied the Fa and practiced day and night. When I put my parents to sleep, I always told my mother that Falun Dafa is good. Sometimes she said it along with me. When she was with my brother, she had to wear a diaper and sleep with her clothes on. When she was with me, I tried to let her sleep comfortably without a diaper. I helped my mother use the bathroom several times during the night in between the times for sending righteous thoughts and practicing the exercises.
During the day I played Falun Gong music and videos for my parents. I sometimes played Master’s lectures or exercise video. My mother’s vision and hearing are very good, so she was very happy to listen and watch them. My father used to practice Falun Gong, however, due to being illiterate and the lack of a group practice environment, he didn’t continue. I did the exercises in the morning so I could practice with my parents. My mother didn’t know how to do them, so she sat beside me and listened to the music. No matter how much they could do, they would benefit from the energy field.
During their two-hour nap in the afternoon, I went out to save people. After a month of taking care of my parents, their state changed tremendously. My mother started sleeping quietly at night. They both looked better and better. When I took them out for a walk, they held hands with smiles on their faces. It wasn’t obvious that they had dementia. People in the community all said that this old couple was very happy.
When it was my older brother’s turn to take care of them, he also noticed that our mother was quieter at night and not anxious during the day. However, soon my parents’ condition worsened again. I took over, and quickly adjusted my parents’ state. I told my siblings that this was the power of Dafa. I took them to do the exercises, taught them how to read the Fa, and watched videos about Falun Gong. Thanks to the video and audio’s positive energy, my parents returned to a good state. Therefore, even though my siblings were afraid of the evil Party and felt pressured, they all knew that Dafa was good, and supported my cultivation.
I still don’t cultivate well in many areas, and have been affected by Party culture in many ways. This has caused me to take many detours in my cultivation. Thank you, Master, for your compassionate protection so that I could resume my cultivation. After studying the Fa, I also know that only by cultivating myself well can I validate the Fa, save sentient beings, and complete my sacred mission.
If anything I’ve written is not aligned with the Fa, please be compassionate and correct my shortcomings. Heshi!
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