Insights

Why Young People Are Fascinated by Falun Dafa

Many people may think that meditation is more for older people who are worried about their health, and they have more time to practice. In fact, a large number of young people have chosen to practice Falun Dafa, because it improves health, reduces stress, and offers much more. Below are stories of young men from…

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Two Stories of Virtue from Chinese History

Chinese culture has a long history of valuing virtuous behavior, and there are many stories and legends which illustrate the importance of virtue in people’s lives. Below are two such stories. An Incorruptible Official Zhen Bin, a talented and virtuous man, lived in the Southern Qi dynasty. He pawned some ramie cloth for money at…

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The Historic April 25 Demonstration at Zhongnanhai, Beijing

Eighteen years ago, more than 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners held a peaceful demonstration at the National Appeals Office in (Zhongnanhai) Beijing on April 25, 1999, seeking the release of several practitioners unjustly arrested days before. Many thought that the large scale demonstration directly triggered the brutal nationwide persecution campaign launched a few months later by…

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Experiencing the Wonders of Cultivation

A fellow practitioner in her 70s, dressed in thin clothes, recently visited me. She told me that she was not cold and even wore such clothes in the cold of winter. I felt the need to wear a coat that day, and I am in my 50s. She had changed from six months prior and looked…

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Refusing Bribes

As a Falun Dafa practitioner, I follow the principles of our cultivation practice. I work in the customer service department of a coal mining company and have been assigned to bookkeeping, checking deliveries, and account management. Although in China bribes are common, as a practitioner, I cannot take any, my honesty has been rewarded. The…

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Granted the Wisdom to Read Zhuan Falun in Chinese

I am 75 years old and of Korean ethnic origin. I started practicing Falun Dafa on June 5, 1996. As most of the practitioners in my area were of Han ethnicity, I wanted to learn Mandarin Chinese. With nobody around to teach me, I thought to myself, “I will learn by transcribing Zhuan Falun.” So…

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Lawyers Moved by Practitioners’ Words and Actions

When the Chinese communist regime launched the persecution of Falun Gong and vowed to eradicate this cultivation practice 18 years ago, few people dared to speak out for Falun Gong. Now, 18 years later, given Falun Gong practitioners’ persistent and peaceful efforts to expose and counteract the ongoing persecution, more and more people have come…

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Falun Gong Practitioners Have No Enemies

The persecution of Falun Gong in China is both unprecedented and brutal. Those who don’t know the truth of the persecution are the real victims. I was arrested in 2014. The police yelled at me and said that I would be sentenced to at least ten years in prison. I said right away, “No way.…

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