Bali, Indonesia: Parade Along Beaches Displays the Beauty of Falun Dafa

September 04, 2016 | By a Falun Dafa practitioner in Taiwan

(Minghui.org) A parade featuring more than 1,200 Falun Dafa practitioners from ten Asian countries marched along the beaches of Bali Island, Indonesia on August 27, 2016, prior to the annual Asian Falun Dafa Experience Sharing Conference.

The seemingly endless and spectacular procession amazed many locals and tourists, who had the special opportunity to appreciate the beauty of Falun Dafa.

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A glimpse of the parade along the beaches of Bali, Indonesia. The nine banners bearing nine Chinese characters, read, “Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance, and Falun Dafa.”

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The two-hour parade marches from Petitenget Beach to Seminyak Beach and Legian Beach, and finally returns to Petitenget Beach before sunset.

One hundred practitioners demonstrated the Falun Dafa exercises at Petitenget Beach before the parade began. The Tian Guo Marching Band, composed of 150 Falun Dafa practitioners from Indonesia and Vietnam, led the parade, followed by practitioners holding banners, flags of bright colors, and a waist drum team.

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The Tian Guo Marching Band leads the parade.

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Practitioners from Vietnam in the parade.

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Practitioners from Korea in their colorful traditional costumes.

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Practitioners from Kepri Indonesia in their traditional costumes.

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Practitioners hold flags bearing the words, “Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance” and “Falun Dafa Is Good.”

Local people and tourists were impressed by the peaceful exercise demonstration and unusual and wonderful parade along the beaches.

Some people were interested in the Falun Dafa exercises and asked how to learn to practice. Several tourists said that they planned to learn Falun Dafa cultivation practice after they returned to their countries.

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Tourists learn about the persecution of Falun Dafa and sign a petition calling for an end to the brutality.

Many people learned for the first time that more than 100 million people in over 100 countries practice Falun Dafa, and that the ancient practice has been brutally persecuted by the Chinese communist regime in China for 17 years.

Many people signed petitions opposing the persecution and supporting the efforts to bringing the chief perpetrator, former Chinese Communist Party leader Jiang Zemin, to justice.

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Category: Other Community Events

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Indonesia: People in Three Major Cities Support Suing Former Chinese Dictator

October 07, 2015 | By a Falun Gong practitioner in Indonesia

(Minghui.org) The global effort to bring former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin to justice recently gained support from many local people in Jakarta, Surabaya, and Bali Indonesia.

Since May 2015, 180 thousand criminal complaints have been filed against Jiang for launching and directing the persecution of Falun Gong in China. The lawsuits have been echoed in multiple Asian countries and areas. As of October 1, 2015, nearly 550 thousand citizens from Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, and other countries have signed criminal report forms demanding that China’s Supreme Procuratorate prosecute Jiang Zemin.

Lawyers in Jakarta Support Lawsuit against Jiang

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Mr. Alghifari Aqsa, division head in the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute in Indonesia, signs a criminal report form to support suing Jiang Zemin.

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Two lawyers from the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute sign the criminal report form to support suing Jiang.

Falun Gong practitioners in Jakarta visited the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute on September 14, 2015. They informed the staff members of the grand wave of suing Jiang Zemin in China, and collected signatures from them to support the lawsuit.

Mr. Alghifari Aqsa condemned the human rights violations, and called for bringing the chief culprit to justice. He also encouraged the practitioners to widely spread the news, so that more people will become aware and offer support.

Many of the institute’s senior leaders and lawyers signed the criminal report forms to show their support.

Surabaya: Teachers and Students Sign to Support

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Teachers and students in Surabaya sign the criminal report forms to support suing Jiang.

Falun Gong practitioners were invited to attend a public speaking competition of all high school students in East Java, which was held in a Surabaya school on October 3. They told 150 teachers and students about the brutal persecution of Falun Gong in China, and especially about the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) state-sanctioned forced organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners.

Many teachers and students condemned the CCP brutality, and asked how they could help stop the human rights persecution. Many of them signed the criminal report forms to support the lawsuits against Jiang Zemin. One student said that he wanted to help collect signatures, “because we must take action,” he said.

Bali People: “It’s Intolerable, and the Perpetrators Must be Held Accountable”

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People in Bali sign to show support.

After listening to Falun Gong practitioners explain the CCP’s brutality in the persecution of Falun Gong, many people in Bali support, “Bringing the chief culprit Jiang Zemin, who committed genocide against Falun Gong practitioners, to justice.” They condemned the CCP for directly participating in harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners. “It’s intolerable,” one person said, “The perpetrators must be held accountable.”

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Category: Prosecuting Jiang Zemin

Bali: 2015 Indonesia Falun Dafa Cultivation Experience Sharing Conference

September 30, 2015

(Minghui.org) The 2015 Indonesia Falun Dafa Cultivation Experience Sharing Conference was held on September 26, 2015, on Bali Island. Seventeen practitioners shared how they benefited from Falun Dafa and improved their xinxing. They also said that they talked to people about Falun Dafa and raised awareness of the ongoing persecution of Falun Gong in China.

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Practitioners at the 2015 Indonesia Falun Dafa Experience Sharing Conference

Summaries of Practitioners Cultivation Stories

Ms. Kadek Dewi Tells Chinese Tourists About Falun Dafa

Ms. Kadek Dewi began practicing Falun Dafa eight years ago after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The cancer disappeared after she began practicing Falun Dafa. Her parents witnessed her great physical and mental changes and are supportive of her cultivation.

Ms. Dewi has gone to tourist sites regularly and talks to Chinese tourists. She makes a great effort to dispel misunderstandings about Falun Dafa. Chinese people hold much prejudice about Dafa because of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) propaganda and lies. She tells these tourists about the persecution of the practice by the CCP and encourages them to sever ties with the Party by renouncing their memberships in the Party and its affiliated organizations.

Mr. Bambang Looks Within and Tries to Improve

Mr. Bambang shared how he gradually learned not to blame or complain about others. He constantly looks within and tries to improve, especially when it comes to his mother-in-law finding fault with him. He also talked about his participation in {{clarifying the truth about Falun Dafa to government officials. He ensures that government officials receive the latest information about Dafa.

Mr. Jaya Putra Finds Answers to Questions

Mr. Jaya Putra grew up in an orphanage, and experienced a lot of discrimination. Because of his background, he had many questions, such as why people live, and for the meaning of life. He found the answers by studying Falun Dafa, and has practiced for close to ten years. He was involved in a car accident in April of this year. He looked within for attachments and realized that he had not let go of many attachments, including lust, anger, and the pursuit of fame and gain. He understands that the car accident was a warning. He now knows that he must cultivate diligently, abandon human attachments, assimilate to Dafa, and become a genuine cultivator.

Perfectionist Changes

Mr. Gede Sukarta shared how he changed from being a perfectionist who looked down upon others, to a person who is kind and considerate of others. He introduced the practice to his colleagues and studies the Falun Dafa books with them during their lunch breaks.

62-Year-Old Mr. Umar

Mr. Umar, 62, has practiced Falun Dafa for five years. He had a heart problem, which disappeared after he began practicing. He was able to take things lightly when he lost the house that he had obtained through hard work. He has participated in peaceful protests outside the Chinese embassy in Jakarta during the past three years, calling for the CCP to stop the persecution of Falun Dafa. He said that he is now more tolerant and patient when facing conflicts.

Ms. Hariyani Established Truth Clarification Site

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Hariyani shares her experience

Ms. Hariyani established a Falun Dafa truth clarification site where Chinese tourists can quit the CCP. Prior to the 2015 Chinese New Year, she and fellow practitioners made a banner with the words, “Falun Dafa Practitioners in Bali Wish China a Happy Chinese New Year!” Chinese tourists gave thumbs-up to practitioners when they saw the banner. Many of them took photos with practitioners in front of the banner, and four tourists quit the CCP. Hariyani said that she felt the environment exuding the compassion of the founder of Falun Dafa.

24 -Year-Old Graduate Ms. Etia Listened to Inner Voice

Ms. Etia is a 24-year-old university graduate. She said that she went to the nearest tourist site to help Chinese tourists quit the CCP at the end of her work day, where she met people with different attitudes. Some tourists cursed and made offensive remarks, which made her once want to stop clarifying the truth about the practice. But she heard a voice tell her, “You can’t do that.” The voice awakened her righteous thoughts and her determination to fulfill her vows as a Fa-rectification Dafa Disciple.

80-Year Old Farmer Mr. Sugiyono Survives Accidents

Sugiyono is an 80 year old farmer. He talked about miraculous things he experienced after he began practicing Falun Dafa. He was once involved in a car accident and was thrown ten meters and survived. He also fell off a motorcycle, and had a coconut hit his head when it fell from the tree. Each time he was unscathed. He introduced Falun Dafa to local residents in the neighboring villages.

Couple Mr. Artawa and Ms. Armini Shared the Stage

The couple Mr. Artawa and Ms. Armini came on the stage together. Armini talked about how she overcame sleepiness and laziness, and was able to get up at 5:00 a.m. to do the exercises with other practitioners. Mr. Artawa talked about his involvement in a signature drive. The petition called for an end to forced organ harvesting from living Falun Dafa practitioners in China. He goes to a vegetable market daily and tells the public how the CCP harvests organs from living practitioners, and that the atrocity must be stopped immediately.

The Fa conference concluded at 5:30 p.m.

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Category: Experience Sharing Conferences