India: Newspaper Reports That Young People Are Learning Falun Dafa

Many people feel that Falun Dafa’s five slow moving and gentle exercises help them to relax and relieve stress. Nowadays, people everywhere lead fast-paced lives and are looking for ways to relieve pressure from work, family or school. In India, more and more people are learning this traditional Chinese meditation practice.

Bhaskar Hindi News, a major Hindi-language newspaper in India, recently carried an article titled, “Young People Learn Falun Dafa to Relieve Tension” (August 9, 2018).

The article stated, “Tension!!! Tension!!!Tension!!! People complain that their lives are filled with tension. Every age group says they suffer from stress. Even children say, ‘I experience a lot of tension.’ Some are stressed out by their studies, some by their family, others by their careers or are worried about earning enough money. These days, people all suffer from the same problem, too much tension.

“Experts suggest doing meditation to eliminate stress. Falun Dafa, a high level meditation technique for mind and body was introduced in 2005 to our town. Many people in other cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Nagpur, and Pune practice Falun Dafa. It is being taught in many schools all over India and this has brought positive changes in academic scores, behavioral issues, and has raised the students’ morals. Falun Dafa is taught free of cost.”


Many people in India practice Falun Dafa.


The article continued, “Falun Dafa can also be learned online. Nowadays people have less time, but these exercises can be done anytime and anywhere. In Nagpur there are approximately 20 group practice sites.”

The article continued, “The fundamental or primary goal in practicing Falun Dafa is seeking to raise one’s morals. Exercise and meditation are supplementary to each other.”

The article also mentioned where to learn about Falun Dafa in greater depth, “The teachings of Falun Dafa are available in the books written by Master Li Hongzhi. Falun Gong: This book describes the principles behind the exercises. This basic introduction summarizes the cultivation practice techniques with pictorial examples.Zhuan Falun: This is the main book of teachings and contains Nine Lectures, the primary and essential guide of the teachings of Falun Dafa.”

The article concluded by providing the website address for Falun Dafa websites. “The information regarding the books, exercises, practice sites etc. is available on the websites and Falun Dafa is taught by volunteers and is always free of charge.”