As a Falun Dafa practitioner in China, I was very fortunate to have watched the 2021 Shen Yun performance [because Shen Yun is inaccessible in China, New Tang Dynasty Television broadcasts the performance around the Chinese New Year exclusively to audiences in mainland China]. Here I wish to express my gratitude for Master’s boundless compassion for sentient beings.
Each dance piece conveys the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. From the divine beings’ following the Creator to descend to the secular world, to the glorious 5,000 years of Chinese civilization, each phase encompasses the Creator’s compassion and magnificence.
I was especially impressed by several dance pieces. When the mischievous Monkey King revolted up in the heavens, he was moved by the Buddha’s compassion and in the end became a Buddhist disciple.
There was also the legend of Mulan, a young girl who disguised herself as a man and took the place of her elderly father in a war. She perfectly portrayed the Chinese values of loyalty and filial piety.
Lady Zhaojun, on the other hand, brought Chinese culture and traditions to the Xiongnu, also known as the Huns, after her marriage. Therefore, she helped unify China and made enormous contributions to the Huns who were living on China’s frontier.
Another dance was a story about forced live organ harvesting and I found that it enlightened my perspective on saving more sentient beings. This dance piece is about a policeman who participated in forced live organ harvesting of Falun Dafa practitioners, as well as his daughter.
It started with a happy family in which the father and daughter cared for each other. During the girl’s birthday party, her friends came for the celebration and they enjoyed a birthday cake from her father. The father took out an exquisite handbag as a gift and the daughter happily accepted it. Then the father’s cell phone rang. He was was called for a task and left home.
After the girl’s friends left, a young female practitioner came and introduced Falun Dafa to the girl. The girl followed her out and, when the practitioner was arrested by police for her faith, the girl protected her and was also arrested.
The next scene was inside a military hospital where the father was directing forced organ harvesting from detained practitioners. As the practitioner was knocked unconscious during a beating, the policeman’s daughter was pushed into the operation room as a replacement.
It was not until after the operation that the father saw the handbag and realised what had happened. He lifted the bedsheet and saw his daughter’s body with its organs removed. In deep grief and extreme pain, he picked up a knife and pointed it at the ruthless surgeons while hugging his daughter’s dead body.
From this I learned that when the perpetrators blindly follow the orders of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and persecute Falun Dafa practitioners for personal gain and profit, they should understand that all the bad deeds will eventually come back to them in some way. While indulging in immediate benefit, in reality they are pulled down deeper and deeper, like being swallowed by quicksand.
If the policeman had known that his daughter was illegally detained, he never would have personally sent her to the operation table. However, since the policeman thought it was someone else, he was completely apathetic.
This is the darkest side of human nature under the control of the CCP. People are oblivious to other people’s lives and only think about their own reputation and profit. Only when the persecution happens to their most beloved ones, will these people awaken to the evilness and viciousness of the CCP.
So many of these people have been deluded, not knowing what Dafa really is and they are unable to tell right from wrong. Only by understanding the truth will they break away from the evil Party. As an example, when this policeman realised what he had done, he started to direct his anger at the evil itself.
As for the practitioners whose organs have been harvested by the evil, they will, under Master’s boundless Dafa, be resurrected and have eternal life.
Chinese version available