Thousands Gathered in Taiwan for Tradition Now Banned in Mainland China

Epoch Times
Date: November 17, 2019
By: Frank Fang, Epoch Times

About 6,500 adherents of Falun Gong take part in a character formation in Taipei, Taiwan, on Nov. 16, 2019. (Chen Po-chou/The Epoch Times)

TAIPEI, Taiwan—A giant world map appeared at Taiwan’s Liberty Square in Taipei on Nov. 16 after three days of intensive labor and preparation.

The map and seven Chinese characters were assembled by about 6,500 adherents of the Buddha-school spiritual discipline Falun Gong, some of whom traveled to Taiwan to join in the spectacle.

Dressed in either blue, yellow, or white, they took up seats on color-coordinated mats that made up an outline of the image.

About 6,500 adherents do a meditative exercise together following a character formation in Taipei, Taiwan, on Nov. 16, 2019. (Gong An-ni/The Epoch Times)

Above the map were the words “truthfulness,” “compassion,” and “forbearance” in traditional Chinese characters. The words summarize the moral teachings of Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa. Above the characters were rays of yellow light.    [FULL  STORY]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.