(Minghui.org) May 13 is World Falun Dafa Day and this year is the 30th anniversary of Falun Dafa’s public introduction. Governor Tim Walz of Minnesota issued a certificate of recognition. State Senator John Hoffman sent a letter. Kevin Parker, Legislative assistant, sent a supporting email.

Certificate of Recognition from Governor Tim Walz

The certificate states, “This certificate is presented to leaders and practitioners of Falun Dafa for their continued commitment to service and facilitating cultural engagement opportunities in communities across Minnesota and throughout the world.

“Therefore it is with the appreciation and respect of the people of Minnesota, this certificate is presented in recognition of World Falun Dafa Day, May 13, 2022.”

Letter from state senator John Hoffman

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.