(Minghui.org) Falun Dafa practitioners celebrated May 13th – World Falun Dafa Day – by doing Falun Dafa’s exercises at a botanical park in Moscow, Russia. Among them were veteran practitioners who have been cultivating for over 20 years, as well as new practitioners. Everyone expressed their sincere gratitude towards Master Li Hongzhi, the founder of Falun Dafa. They thanked Master for giving them the opportunity to discover the meaning of life.
Many practitioners spoke of their gratitude towards Falun Dafa and Master Li after the group exercise practice.
Suvorova: May 13th Is a Special Day for Me
Zoya Suvorova has been cultivating Falun Dafa for 20 years. She said, “Falun Dafa is of great importance to me. I have been searching for the meaning of life and the reason I exist in this world ever since I was eight years old. It was most important for me when I began to practice Falun Dafa at the age of 62. I feel like I have been given a second chance in life.”
“May 13th is World Falun Dafa Day. It is also Master’s birthday. It has become a very special day for me. I am very happy because I have finally found my Master, and share my happiness with fellow practitioners.”
Avellina: The Principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance Has Helped Me Make Better Choices
Sophia Avellina said, “I began cultivating Falun Dafa with my mother in 1999. Cultivating Dafa has become a part of my life.”
She gratefully said, “May 13th is a special day for me. I am very grateful to Master Li for spreading this practice to everyone who wants to learn it and giving everyone the opportunity to practice it in this modern world.
Avellina said, “On behalf of my family, I would like to send my gratitude. Thank you Master for spreading a precious gift to humankind.”