On April 7, 2007, the New York Falun Dafa cultivation experience sharing conference
was solemnly held in the Manhattan Sheraton Hotel. Approximately four thousand
practitioners gathered to share cultivation experiences.
At around 1:30 p.m., our compassionate great Master arrived, and
right away the hall was filled with warm applause. All practitioners
stood up and gave long applause to express their appreciation and
delight in seeing Master Li.
Master Li talked for about three hours and explained again Dafa
disciples’ mission of saving sentient beings. Master encouraged
Dafa disciples of the Fa-rectification period to do better in the
final, limited time.
Practitioners listen attentively
Falun Gong practitioners share cultivation
During the conference, ten practitioners shared their cultivation
Liang Tongxuan from New Jersey shared his experience of deterring
notions in his mind and clarifying the facts at his company. He
deeply experienced that as a Dafa particle, one’s personal wisdom and
capability is limited. If one eliminates ordinary human notions and
does things with the pure thoughts of a Dafa practitioner, Master
will enhance his capability.
Wang Yiqun shared her recent cultivation experience: how to
balance her work in society and validation of Dafa, how to get rid of
the attachment of seeking personal advantage, and her overall changes
through Dafa cultivation.
New York practitioner Katy Mantyk said that three years ago she
came to New York from New Zealand. Later she joined the “Manhattan
Truth-clarification” project and worked for the New Tang Dynasty TV
station. She shared her experience of the work, becoming a wife and a
mother, and getting rid of attachments.
New Jersey practitioner Ning Jianguo shared his experience of
practicing the exercises outdoors for ten years, whether it was cold
or hot. Cultivation and practice merge into one: in cultivation,
there is practice; in practice, there is cultivation.
Canadian practitioner Caylan Ford talked about how she noticed her
attachment of “validating self” in following the
Fa-rectification, and how difficult it has been to get rid of that
attachment. When the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party
was published, she had the concept of “getting political” in her
mind. She shared how she
changed from not paying attention to local practitioners’ efforts
to working together with them.
Practitioners from New York’s Elmhurst practice site shared their
experience of stressing group Fa study and practice for several years
and active truth-clarification in the area. In overcoming
tribulations, everyone helped each other and shared experiences with
open minds. Especially for this year’s promotion of the New Year
Spectacular, everyone was active and used their wisdom and
capability. Thus, ordinary practitioners had extraordinary
Li Hongjin from Colorado and her husband are new practitioners who
obtained the Fa in February 2006. She said, “Zhuan Falun is
what we had been looking for our whole lives. Each word and each
sentence is true.” Before practicing, her husband had a severe
spinal problem which was extremely painful. He had to use a
wheel-chair and cane. After obtaining the Fa, he recovered not only
from this condition but other illnesses as well. He also participated
in the parade in March in California. Ms Li’s daughter saw this and
was so happy she purchased their plane tickets to attend future
cultivation experience sharing conferences.
New York practitioner Han Suqiu shared what she had seen from her
celestial eye: all the musicians became transparent, merged together
and sent out magnificent gorgeous rays when the Divine Land Marching
Band first recorded three songs.
At 6:00 p.m., the conference concluded. Practitioners were very
happy to have heard Master’s lecture. The experience sharing
touched each one. Everyone encouraged each other, determined to move
forward diligently. Everyone resolved to take saving sentient beings
as their personal responsibility, and not let Master down.
Posting date: 9/April/2007
Original article date: 8/April/2007
Category: World News