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Ancient meditation takes to the streets

  • Trisha Sertori

    Contributor

Denpasar   /   Thu, May 28 2009   /  12:01 pm

Open and free: This Falun Dafa group meditates in public in Ubud, teaching the practice free of charge. Falun Dafa is practiced in public parks and street corners in Indonesia and more than 70 other countries around the world. JP/J.B. Djwan You can find them on any street corner or people’s park almost all over the world. Shimmering around them is a sense of well-being and complete calm; buses and motorbikes charging by and streets crowded with shoppers and onlookers do not disturb their meditation. These are the Falun Dafa practitioners in Bali who follow the ancient laws of the universe - Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance – based on ancient Buddhist and Taoist teachings. Adherents to Falun Dafa in its homeland, China, are today tortured, raped, murdered and dissected for organ harvest, according to the Falun Dafa website and world press, including The Wall...