(Minghui.org) May 13 is World Falun Dafa Day and this year is the 30th anniversary of Falun Dafa’s public introduction. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton sent a greeting letter to congratulate Falun Dafa Day.

Letter from Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes

The letter reads, “It gives me great pleasure to welcome the Falun Dafa Association of Washington, D.C. and to all who are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the introduction of World Falun Dafa Day.

“Falun Dafa Day celebrates Falun Dafa, the spiritual discipline based on Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance. Falun Gong has significant positive effects on stress-relief and overall health. World Falun Dafa Day not only marks a day of unity and peace within the District of Columbia but the entire world.”

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 who have embraced the teachings—which are based on the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance—and learned the five exercises have experienced improved health and well-being.