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Unknown author #fundie #ufo en.minghui.org

It's with a heavy heart that I write this article about a vision I saw in a dream, and I hope this article can encourage fellow practitioners not to slack off in cultivation. Fa-rectification has almost reached its end, so let's be diligent and seize the last chance Master has given us to save more people.

In my dream, I saw a dimension similar to ours. The only difference is that it's a bit darker and more desolate. Apart from me, no one else was there.

Suddenly, everything in front of me — the land, the trees, the buildings — started rising up in the air, like a huge spaceship. I saw it very clearly in my dream. As it was rising, its underside was crumbling away, dropping soil as it went.

My gut told me that I did not deserve to board this spaceship, because I hadn't cultivated well. I hadn't fulfilled my vows. Those who deserved to be on this spaceship are genuine cultivators who have met the standards, fulfilled their vows, and gotten rid of all their attachments.

My mind was empty as I stood there, unable to move. I had huge regrets in my heart.

This spaceship was slowly rising. When it was about 10 meters in the air, I saw a row of small, transparent boxes placed on one side of the spaceship, about 20 to 30 in total. The boxes, I felt, should be filled with our mighty virtue. However, my boxes were empty.

There were numbers above each box, which corresponded with the number of sentient beings we saved. If we reached that number, we've met the standard. Only then can we get on this spaceship and follow Master to go to the new universe. However, none of my boxes and numbers matched; I didn't save enough.

I have been involved with some Dafa work in recent years, but my reasons for doing it weren't pure. I belong to the group of practitioners who are not serious about cultivation. I didn't study the Fa regularly, didn't do the exercises, and didn't send righteous thoughts. I also didn't cultivate my xinxing well and haven't saved enough people.

In general, I haven't done well on anything in cultivation.

While writing this, I broke into a cold sweat out of fear. I haven't cultivated well, but the most important thing is that I haven't fulfilled my vows. The consequences for breaching my vows are unimaginable.

In the dream, I thought that everything was done for and that I did not deserve to live anymore. Master has shouldered so much for me over the past years, but I still didn't fulfill my vows. The countless sentient beings in my world would be destroyed and disintegrated.

It is as Master said, “An unparalleled crime!” (Fa Teaching at the 2016 New York Fa Conference)

Master also said,

“...when you realize what you've missed out on you won't even want to live even if you are allowed to!” (Teaching and Explaining the Fa at the Metropolitan New York Fa Conference)

Master's words described my feelings at that moment exactly.

The huge spaceship suddenly stopped rising. Master appeared on the right side of it and had been watching me. That kind of sadness and hopelessness I felt was really painful—it felt like someone was cutting my heart open with a knife.

I felt so sorry. My mind was empty at that moment, as any type of thought would be shameful at that time.

Suddenly, the huge spaceship started calling me and came back down, landing slowly. I knew Master didn't want to give up on me, didn't want me to face this kind of extremely horrible consequence. Master showed me his boundless and infinite mercy yet again.

A female practitioner came from behind me and walked onto the layer of earth. She took half of the boxes away. I realized that Master asked this practitioner to shoulder half of my responsibilities, but I must fill up the rest of the boxes by myself, to make it correspond to the numbers above, to compensate for what I had lost. As I had lost countless sentient beings forever due to my lack of diligence, I also won't be able to go back to my original world.

When the female practitioner finished picking up the boxes, Master said, “It will continue to rise in three minutes.” I then woke up from the dream.

Master gave me three more minutes to do well, but I don't know how long that period of time is in the human world. I only know that the time is very short.

The reason I share this dream is that I hope it encourages the practitioners who haven't been diligent to seize the final opportunity and limited time to step out and save people, and let go of their human attachments. Use this final opportunity to compensate for what one has lost; otherwise, the end result would be horrifying. Every minute and every second is a decisive, sink-or-swim moment.

I thank Master for his infinite compassion. I will try my best to do the three things well from now on and assimilate to the Fa as much as possible. The dream awakened me and will become my momentum for doing the three things better and to live up to Master's expectations and compassionate salvation.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I was born into an intellectual family. After graduating from high school, I was admitted to a well-known university in Beijing. I married a person with only an elementary school education. My husband smoked, drank and gambled. I liked arts and music. We often fought, so I asked for a divorce, but he refused. A coworker introduced me to Falun Dafa in the spring of 1999, and I stepped on the path of cultivation. I recovered from rhinitis, breast hyperplasia and other illnesses. I totally changed and was no longer unhappy. About 10 days after I obtained Dafa, I saw the book Zhuan Falun emitting white light. A rotating wheel the size of a car tire appeared in front of me. Three small yellow Falun came out of the wheel. I was nervous and excited. I realized Master was encouraging me to further strengthen my confidence in Dafa cultivation. I often saw words in Zhuan Falun become three-dimensional and emit golden or multi-colored light.

When my son was two years old, I often read the Fa to him and played Master's audio lectures for him. I told him cultivation stories in a way he could understand and taught him how to be a good kid. He always listened with great interest. On two occasions, while I was reading the Fa to him, I saw a person who looked the same as him sitting up from his sleeping body. I realized that my son's main consciousness came out and was eager to study the Fa. My son's celestial eye was open. He often saw colorful Falun and divine beings, which prompted me to cultivate diligently and take care of this little Dafa disciple. Several months after I began practicing Dafa, Jiang Zemin (former Chinese Communist Party leader) launched the cruel persecution of Falun Dafa. However, I was certain that Dafa and Master were good and continued to practice Dafa with my son.

(...)

In his junior year of high school, his ranking in his class moved from the bottom to the top. His teachers and classmates were surprised by his changes. But, he was still addicted to computer games. I downloaded articles from the Minghui website about playing computer games to show him the harm they caused. I sent forth righteous thoughts in my son's bedroom. After finishing sending forth righteous thoughts, I rested on my son's bed and woke to demons pinching me. I wondered why there were demons there after I had sent forth righteous thoughts. I realized that this room was not clean. My son played computer games, and the room was full of low-spirited life, extraterrestrial life, and all kinds of demons. I sent righteous thoughts again. I felt enormous energy coming out of my palm, and the Falun in my celestial eye was rotating quickly. I could tell Master was reinforcing me.

Soon after that, my son told me that he gave away his game card and was determined not to play video games anymore. My son has become a mature practitioner with a cheerful personality. Master has never given up on him, and Dafa is deeply rooted in his heart. We try to be good people by following the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. During this persecution, Dafa practitioners’ children have suffered tribulations that everyday people cannot imagine. After returning home from prison, many practitioners felt helpless to correct the changes in their children. In fact, their children’s performance also reflects the parents’ cultivation state.

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Xue’er #fundie en.minghui.org

I started practicing Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) with my mother in 1998, when I was just a few years old. Over the years, I have seen many extraordinary scenes in other dimensions, some of which I would like to share here. When I was a child, I visited Nantianmen [also South Heaven Gate, in the legend of China, Nantianmen is the first major gate to enter the Heavenly palace] in another dimension. I remember standing before the bright red entrance with a sense of awe.

A lifelike golden dragon engraved on a pillar of the door watched me with its keen eyes and try as I might, I could not escape its gaze. It felt as though the dragon was trying to teach me some kind of lesson. Whether we perform good or bad deeds, nothing can escape the gaze of heaven. A holy atmosphere permeated the gate and its surroundings, though the inside of the gate was devoid of people.

While walking away from Nantianmen, I suddenly saw a crowd of people standing before me. These people looked white and transparent, resembling the concept of human souls. However, unlike normal humans, they emanated a sense of compassion. They were milling around a large white wall, urgently touching it in turn. Curious, I too went forward to touch that wall and saw the number “fifty” appear on its surface. The significance of that number still remains a mystery to me. I have a faint hint that it could be related to time. Perhaps it is a sign that time is limited and we should seize the opportunity to cultivate.

Once, I visited another dimension of the human world. Dark colors and a gloomy sky overwhelmed this dimension. It appeared very depressing. Most of the inhabitants had lost their souls, while their bodies wandered around like zombies. The only people there who were awake and had retained their souls were Falun Dafa practitioners, but there were so few of us that I estimated we numbered less than one in ten thousand.

As Falun Dafa practitioners, my mother and I belonged to the group of those who were awake. In contrast, my father existed as a soulless person. Although he had quit the Chinese Communist Party, he still firmly stood by its beliefs. Every Falun Dafa practitioner had a copy of the book Zhuan Falun. When practitioners physically touched each zombie with their book, a portion of their consciousness would awaken. However there were some who were too lost and could not be awakened, no matter how much we tried. My father was one of those who failed to wake up.

An extremely evil spirit resided in that dimension. It was an incarnation of the devil, a spokesperson for Satan and the evil communist specter. It drove a taxi, from which it threw sober people into that bleak world. The evil spirit eyed me with hate and anger. Unable to turn me into one of the soulless, it wanted to kill me. I was unafraid as I had Master's fashen protecting me. The evil spirit viewed humans as tools to be used at will. It caught a long haired, soulless woman and tried to use her to harm me. The moment we came into contact, part of the soulless woman began to dissolve into smoke. I felt pain and sadness on seeing this, as I knew her body and soul would be completely eliminated. I realized that evil spirits could not enter the bodies of Falun Dafa practitioners, and were even eliminated on contact. Awakened sentient beings, on the other hand, had to remain vigilant. Evil spirits could revert them to zombies if they let down their guard. In the final scene, I saw a small colorful train ferrying Dafa practitioners away from that bleak world.

In another experience I saw that I had once been a white phoenix. A fellow disciple, a red phoenix, accompanied me. We were spirit birds living in the heavenly realms. One day, Master suddenly called us to his side. I arrived earlier than my fellow disciple and learned that Master intended to teach the heavenly law in the human world. In that instant, I experienced a sense of jealousy. I did not want my fellow disciple to obtain the Fa and become stronger than me. I created two red birds to block his way, delaying his descent to the human realm in hopes of denying him the opportunity to obtain the Fa.

When my fellow disciple finally reached Master’s side, Master asked, “Why were you late?” He replied that two birds had blocked his path. At that moment, I clearly felt that Master knew I was responsible, yet he said nothing. Perhaps he knew that this would result in a difficult tribulation on my cultivation path. As I wished, my fellow disciple reached the human world later than me. We both became disciples of Buddha Shakyamuni. Perhaps because of our past history, my feelings for him seemed strange. I neither liked nor disliked him, but I knew with certainty that I didn't want to meet him. If he happened to be in the same city as me, I would immediately travel to another city. I took great pains to avoid seeing him.

Because I acted out of jealousy and continued to run from my mistake while cultivating in the human world, I was barred from entering the holy land of Buddha, although I was only one step away from the threshold. No matter how fast or high I flew, I was unable to break through that invisible barrier blocking my path. Because I failed to confront my mistake, I was unable to reach enlightenment. From these experiences, I learned the importance of facing up to all of my failings. I hope that sentient beings will learn to treasure this opportunity granted in the Fa rectification period, and cherish their lives by choosing the correct path. Finally, I would like to apologize for my past misdeed. My fellow disciple, please accept my apology!

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

My father is a janitor responsible for cleaning residential areas. At 7 a.m. on August 25, 2017, he was in an accident in his truck and sustained serious injuries. His legs were stuck in the truck and the bleeding wouldn't stop. He couldn't move. Emergency crews didn't get him to the hospital until 9:40 a.m. He lost so much blood that he was in a coma. When he came to after the doctors worked on him, they said he needed a blood transfusion immediately.

There were no blood supplies in the hospital. The blood did not arrive until 1:00 p.m. Because he lost so much blood, his internal organs started to shut down. The moment blood went in, it would come right out of the wounds in his legs. The doctors warned my family of my father’s condition and told us to be prepared for the worst. My mother, my sister, and I were all in shock and could not believe what was happening. My two aunts came and immediately told us to recite sincerely, “Falun Dafa is good. Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” They told us to ask for Master's protection.

When I was very young, everyone in my grandmother’s family practiced Falun Dafa. Although my mother hasn’t been very diligent in cultivation, she often shared with us wonderful things about Dafa. My two aunts also told us the truth about Dafa when they saw us in person. Because of this, my sister and I respect Dafa from the bottom of our hearts although we are not practitioners. We witnessed the miraculous effect it had on my grandmother, who is close to 90. She has been very healthy and not taken a single pill in the past over-20 years since she started practicing Dafa.

My sister and I immediately recited, “Falun Dafa is good. Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” My aunts and my mother also sent forth righteous thoughts next to my father. In the meantime, we agreed with the doctors’ decision to amputate my father's leg(s). At around 4:00 p.m., my father had to be transferred to another hospital for the operation. Doctors at that hospital also said that my father’s condition was not promising.

At around 6:00 p.m., the doctors recommended that the operation begin immediately. The complex surgery would take over five hours. I signed the paperwork with a heavy heart and sent everyone home to rest while my father was in the operating room. My sister, my brother-in-law, and I waited outside. At around 11:30 p.m., a doctor opened the operating room door and told us to see my father one last time as his heart had already stopped beating. While the doctors were working to resuscitate him again, my mother was sent for. She asked us to get our aunt there immediately.

When my aunt arrived, she reminded us to recite, “Falun Dafa is good. Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” My mother, sister, and I kept sending forth righteous thoughts. After 30 minutes, the doctors told us that my father’s condition had miraculously stabilized. We became confident and continued to recite, “Falun Dafa is good. Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.”

On the third day, my father woke up. The doctors warned us that, due to the huge blood loss, my father’s organs and brain had suffered significant damage. However, all the tests he had after he woke up came back normal. My mother was afraid that my father might have lost his memory. It turned out that he could clearly remember everything regarding the accident. The doctors could not believe it. They kept saying that it was a miracle and that my father was very lucky. My family has been very happy. We know that Master gave my father another chance at life. We are so grateful to Master and Dafa.

My father also firmly believes in Dafa now. He listens to Master’s lectures every day and has completely recovered. We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to our revered Master!

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I used to suffer from different health problems, including kidney stones and abnormally painful menstruation. During a typical onset, I became very weak and could not get out of bed for a week, rolling around in extreme pain. A relative introduced me to Dafa. Soon after I took up the practice, my ailments went away. My family and relatives saw the changes in me and thanked Dafa and its founder, Master Li Hongzhi.

My aged mother had had asthma and suffered from the effects of cerebral thrombosis for years. After she followed my advice and recited “Falun Dafa is good” and “Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good,” she was cured of her illnesses. My father, who is in his 70s, developed blisters on his body. As they broke and the fluid oozed out, his skin would then blister in those areas. Before long, his whole body was covered in blisters. The itching and aching became unbearable, and he could not lie down or sleep well. He sought treatment at renowned hospitals without success.

Later, he suffered from hydrothorax (fluid accumulation in the pleural cavity) and had to be hospitalized and put on oxygen. In order to release the fluid, the doctor drilled a hole in his chest. Despite the pain and expense, the condition persisted. In the end, he believed in Dafa and recited, “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” He also listened to Master's audio lectures and threw away the medications that had proved useless. The blisters and hydrothorax were both cured soon afterward. It was truly a testimony to Dafa's power.

My husband and son benefited from Dafa as well. My husband had hepatitis, a gastric ulcer and perforation, and stomach hemorrhage. He was cured after reciting, “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” He was once riding his younger sister's motorcycle to the market when a truck hit him. He was thrown two meters away while the motorcycle got stuck inside the truck. However, he escaped with only a slight injury to his ankle. My son's herniated lumbar disc was also cured because he believed in Dafa and supported my practice. Both my husband and son work out of town and, under Master's care and protection, are successful and safe.

Many people in our village have witnessed the tremendous benefits our family has gained from Dafa, and nobody would believe the Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda defaming Dafa anymore. One of our fellow villagers even started practicing Dafa herself. This villager used to have a herniated lumbar disc, pneumonia, and an abnormally thick neck. All of these conditions were cured soon after she started practicing Dafa. Her family members were all grateful to Dafa and Master and started to recite, “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good” themselves.

One day, her husband was riding a tricycle with no brakes down a steep hill. He was going too fast and was about to crash when the tricycle came to a sudden halt on the slope, preventing a potentially fatal accident. He realized right away that Master was protecting him. On another occasion, their cow was poisoned after eating grass contaminated with pesticide. It lay lifeless on the ground. The practitioner knew it was a life-and-death moment and pleaded, “Master, our cow just had a calf. It will cost two lives if our cow dies. Please help us!” The cow soon recovered.

My family has seen the power of Dafa, and we are all tremendously grateful to Master and Dafa.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

As Dafa practitioners, we do not belong within the Three Realms, and this human world should not have any effect on us. Human notions may however sometimes create additional difficulties for cultivators. I would like to share some of my personal experiences in breaking though human notions. I woke up one morning to a swollen and painful throat. I instantly attributed these symptoms to certain foods I had eaten the day before, and a few glasses of water effectively relieved my sore throat. My symptoms recurred the following morning, and two glasses of water again helped to relieve the discomfort and pain. On the third day however, the symptoms refused to go away no matter how much water I consumed.

That evening, while contemplating why the water was not working, the word “human notion” suddenly appeared in my mind. I pondered over these two words before suddenly realizing that I had been treating the issue like an ordinary person. I was believing that my condition was an illness and viewing water as a medication to relieve the symptoms. Practitioners should strive to think otherwise, and I resolved to eliminate this human notion. This realization prompted me to search inward for the cause of my sore throat. A few days prior, I had a conflict with my wife. Though I refrained from arguing with her, I was upset, and the resentful, accusatory, and hostile thoughts I harbored against her were unbecoming of a cultivator. My sore throat disappeared as soon as I recognized and eliminated this shortcoming.

I had suffered from severe backaches for a long time. The pain would flare up in the midst of my daily activities, forcing me to lie down for a while to relieve the aching. As cultivators should be free of illnesses, I started searching within myself for the root cause. Although I uncovered a number of attachments, none resolved the pain. One morning, while eating white melon seeds, I suddenly recalled why I had started eating them regularly. Several years ago, I had hit upon the notion that my backaches were due to a calcium deficiency. As white melon seeds were supposed to be rich in calcium, I had developed the habit of eating them regularly. Over time I had forgotten the reason for this habit, but the idea was certainly based on an everyday person’s notion.

This revelation led me to recall the circumstances under which my back had been injured. Seven or eight years ago, while attempting to cross a blocked-off part of a street, I was forced to climb through a gap in the wall and jump down to reach the adjourning street below. I landed abruptly and begged Master for help. Master helped banish my pain and I was able to stand and continue my journey. If I had immediately rejected the human notion of sustaining an injury, I would not have needed to seek Master’s help. My backache disappeared after this attachment was eliminated.

I used to suffer from severe knee pain, which forced me to walk slowly. Despite searching within, I was unable to discern the reason I had this condition. One morning while practicing the exercises, my leg suddenly went limp and I fell to the ground. I knew that Master was adjusting my body and immediately thanked Master before standing up and continuing the exercises. However my knee continued to hurt even after I completed the exercises. I was puzzled. Master had adjusted my body, why did the pain remain? A phrase from Master's teachings suddenly surfaced in my mind,

“When a tribulation arrives, if you, a disciple, can truly maintain an unshakable calm or be determined to meet different requirements at different levels, this should be sufficient for you to pass the test. If it continues endlessly and if there do not exist other problems in your xinxing or conduct, it must be that the evil demons are capitalizing on the weak spots caused by your lack of control.” (“Expounding on the Fa” from Essentials for Further Advancement)

The word “conduct” continued reverberating in my head. I then realized that this referred to the way I had treated this tribulation. I deliberately adopted a slower walking pace to accommodate my knee pain. By doing so, I was acknowledging the existence of the condition, even though Master had already eliminated the cause. I started walking briskly and found that my knee pain vanished.

Because of our special environment and circumstances, attachments to various fears easily surface. In such situations, acknowledging the fears is equivalent to treating oneself as an ordinary person. These fears occasionally strike me when I run into patrolling police officers, or when a random passerby walks behind me. My sense of fear and danger is heightened, even though there is nothing to be suspicious or fearful about. My irrational fears came to a head one day when I started experiencing debilitating fear while walking around my own house. This continued for a few days until I was seriously contemplating selling my own home. At this point, I stumbled across a paragraph in Zhuan Falun (Lecture Six, Cultivation Insanity):

“With this fear, it may indeed bring this person some trouble. Once you are scared, it is an attachment of fear. Isn’t that an attachment? Once your attachment surfaces, shouldn’t it be removed? The more you fear it, the more it will appear like a sickness. This attachment of yours must be removed. You will be made to learn from this lesson so that you can remove your fear and improve.”

Upon analyzing my previous experiences I realized there had been nothing to fear. During my first encounter, I had let my human notions take over and this increased my sense of paranoia, which fanned the flames of suspicion and fear. Master had taken mercy on me and pointed out this paragraph so I could realize and effectively eliminate this attachment.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

My family members repeatedly witnessed the miracles of Falun Gong (also called Falun Dafa) over the past decade. I am sharing these stories to let more people know about Falun Gong. I dreamed that a middle-aged woman approached me and asked me to practice qigong in June 1999.

“What qigong?,” I asked.
“Pipa Gong,” she replied.
“What does it do? No ... ,” I said haltingly.
“What do you want to practice,” she asked.

I thought about it and said, “There seems to be a Falun Gong. I would like to try it” She pointed towards the people in front, “They are practicing Falun Gong. You go there.”

I went there to learn. While I was doing the Falun Standing Stance posture, someone pushed me out of the group. I turned around but found no one. I started to quarrel with that person, “Why did you push me? It was not easy for me to find Falun Gong. Now no one is around. How can I find them?” Then a tall man came and kindly asked me, “What's going on?” I told him what happened. “Follow me,” he said. It was an interesting dream even though I did not know about Falun Gong. I went back to sleep but was unable to rest. I woke up and went to the parks nearby to check out where people were doing morning exercises. While I was walking towards a park, I heard a voice say, “Wrong place.”

I stood there and wondered where to go. Then I heard music coming from the science and technology building. I followed the music and saw people lined up for the exercises and inquired. “We are practicing Falun Gong,” someone answered. I stayed to learn the exercises. They also happened to be watching Master Li Hongzhi's (the founder of Falun Gong) nine-session lecture series and asked me to join. When I watched the videos, I was astonished. The person in my dream who asked me to follow him was Master Li! I became very interested in Falun Gong.

I went on vacation in June 1999 and returned after July 20th. I had not learned all the four sets of the standing exercises nor the sitting meditation. During this period, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) launched a massive persecution against Falun Gong. I knew there was nothing wrong with Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance, the principles of Falun Gong. Shouldn't we accord with these principles? The CCP said Falun Gong is not good. What was the truth?

I did not have Falun Gong books and did not know anything about the exercises . But I knew the sitting meditation involved crossing the legs. I kept trying to cross my legs, even though all I could do was to place one leg on top of the other. I could only practice two to three minutes by gripping my legs with my hands to prevent them from slipping out of position. Then a miracle happened while I was sitting crossed-leg: I felt some sensation in my back and neck. Whenever I stopped crossing my legs, it went away. I did not think about it much. Gradually, I was able to cross my legs longer. I then realized that my illnesses disappeared.

I had numerous ailments including rheumatism, cervical disease, uterine fibroids, bone hyperplasia, indigestion, and a heart arrhythmia. I used to go to the hospital for treatment before and took medicine. Nothing helped. By doing the crossed-leg exercise, all my illnesses disappeared. It was unbelievable, miraculous! I thought I would like to read the Dafa books and keep practicing Falun Gong. The persecution persisted. People were misled by the slanderous media and were forbidden from practicing Falun Gong in public. However, I came to know the goodness of Falun Gong.

My mother-in-law had severe hemorrhoids which resulted in a painful, bloated stomach. She went to see a doctor and was told that her condition was severe, and surgery was too risky. The only treatment was to apply external medicine. I changed her treatment dressing daily, but her condition did not improve. My husband knew Falun Gong was good. However, the CCP's brutal persecution terrified him. He did not want me to practice. But I was firm and resolute with both my husband and in-laws about practicing Falun Gong. I told them about my health recovery. “Falun Gong is good and hope you keep practicing. Your aunt practices Falun Gong. She is healthy now and does not need any medicine,” my mother-in-law announced one day.

She then packed up her things to go home after breakfast the next day. I asked her, “You have not recovered yet. Why are you leaving?” She said, “My illness was cured. Last night my illness disappeared. ” Miraculous! My mother-in-law just said that Master removed her illness! My mother is over 80-years-old. She had varicose veins and her legs were swollen. The doctor stated it was incurable. I told her to sincerely recite “Falun Gong is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” She listened to me and did not spend a penny. Her legs are good now. She said, “Absolutely amazing! The doctor could not cure my illness. By reciting these words, I am well now. Thank you Master Li.”

My older sister had a thyroid tumor a few years ago. The tumor was about the size of an egg. The doctor called for an immediate surgery. Her husband was sick too. She wanted to delay the procedure. I advised her, “Do not have surgery. Sincerely recite Falun Gong is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” She followed my advice every day and slept well. Then one day, she found the tumor was gone. She said excitedly, “Falun Gong is extraordinarily amazing. I want to learn it too!”

We both went to visit our mother. I had some fish and a fish bone dislodged in my throat. I had difficulty swallowing and spitting it out. I tried to swallow a steamed bun and drink vinegar, but it did not help. My mother suggested going to the hospital. Then I remembered and begged Master to help remove the fish bone. After a while, the bone was gone. I thanked Master in my heart. I told my sister that the bone was removed. She asked how. I told her Master did it. “Amazing!,” she exclaimed.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

While imprisoned due to the Chinese Communist Party’s persecution of Falun Dafa, I saw a frightening scene. The shocking vision sent me a clear message: only when we meet the required standards of a cultivator can we reach Consummation. I saw scenes in another dimension a little after midnight on December 31, 2007. Many people were gathered in a wide, open square. They were waiting for something. Some held flowers, some looked around, some were in deep thought, and some were discussing among themselves. A line of sapphire-colored buses was waiting outside the square. Each of the golden-colored seats had a big red number on the back.

Soon, those gathered in the square moved to open a path. Out walked Dafa practitioners who had reached the standards for the Fa-rectification period. They wore golden clothes with a number on the back. Each practitioner was young, beautiful, calm, and radiant. They walked to the coaches and took their respective seats. Practitioners who hadn't done well the three things and hadn't cultivated to the required standards also walked toward the coaches. However, an invisible line stopped them. When they got closer, the line gave out dazzling light. A stereo voice from another dimension called out: “He has not reached the standards of a Fa-rectification period Dafa disciple. He has deceived the Lord and failed to fulfill his oath. He has not fulfilled his responsibility and mission to save sentient beings. Drag him out.”

Four Fa-guardian gods immediately came to the practitioner. Two pulled him by the arms and two by his legs to throw him back into the crowd. Those practitioners who were thrown out got up and ran toward the buses again. They were thrown back again. After several attempts, they gave up. They knelt and wailed with desperation. Some kept kowtowing until blood dripped down their faces. “Master, please give me another chance,” they begged, “Please give me another chance. I will do well this time for sure...” One practitioner kept pulling out her hair while knocking her head on the ground, “Master, I am not worth your care. You have given me so many opportunities, but I missed all of them. Why am I so hopeless...”

People surrounding them also ridiculed and looked down on them. This scene told me that cultivation is a very serious matter and that we must treat it seriously. There is a standard for Dafa disciples that applies to every practitioner when the cultivation period ends. In this last opportunity for cultivation, we practitioners must be diligent.

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Lian Mei #fundie en.minghui.org

I am a 65-year-old woman who began practicing Falun Dafa in October 1996. Before practicing Falun Dafa, I suffered from a multitude of illnesses, including neurasthenia, severe insomnia, rheumatoid arthritis, sinusitis and severe ulcerative colitis. Soon after obtaining Dafa, my illnesses disappeared and I achieved perfect health in both mind and body. Cultivation practice also transformed my outward appearance and I started looking ten years younger than my actual age. My white hair gradually turned black and I became more energetic.

My husband also benefited from cultivating Falun Dafa. Before practicing, he suffered from severe neurasthenia and weight loss. His doctors finally confirmed a diagnosis of liver hemangioma in March 1992 and my husband was referred to a military hospital for treatment and continued observation.

Despite five years of continuous treatment, his condition remained the same. My husband took up the practice of Dafa in October 1996 and three weeks later he visited the hospital for his scheduled check-up. His doctor was amazed. “How come your hemangiomas have disappeared?” When my husband asked him to take another look, the doctor pointed out a section of the scan and said, “This was where the hemangioma was located. All traces of it have completely vanished. Not even scar tissue remains. With current medical treatment, such an outcome is impossible. Did you start practicing some kind of qigong?” My husband replied, “Falun Dafa. I just started three weeks ago.” Impressed, the doctor commented, “Falun Dafa is indeed powerful.”

I work as a technician in a pharmaceutical lab responsible for analyzing the components of pharmaceutical raw materials. Typically, technicians try to avoid taking on work which involves the analysis of toxic compounds or those requiring complicated analytical procedures. As they know Falun Dafa practitioners are good and kind people, my superiors and fellow colleagues find it easier to ask me to handle the analysis of such compounds. Instead of bearing a grudge, I take the opportunity to elevate my character and even developed expertise in this field of work.

Once while testing some highly toxic acetyl bromide compounds, I accidentally touched some with my left index finger. Within a few days, my inflamed fingertip began rotting and oozing pus. Although my condition drew much concern from my fellow co-workers, I was confident that the immense power of Dafa would heal my finger. Within a month, my wound had completely healed and Falun Dafa, in turn, gained the respect of my greatly impressed colleagues.

In June 2000, my husband was transporting my youngest daughter to school on his motorcycle when a speeding military sedan ran into them. The impact threw my daughter thirty meters away. Miraculously, she remained completely unharmed and immediately stood up to check on her father. Finding him unconscious, my daughter began to loudly berate the sedan driver. My husband awoke soon after, stood up and reassured the sedan driver, “I'm fine, you can go.” Both father and daughter were completely unhurt and the damage to the motorcycle is very minimal. Truly this is a miracle. Master Li has protected us! In August 2015, we returned to our old village to clarify the truth to our fellow villagers. After completing our rounds, we visited our old home and found the longan trees growing at our doorstep ripe with fruit.

We decided to pick some fruit to take home. However, the trees had grown very tall and even with our five-meter cutting pole we were unable to reach the fruit. To achieve the necessary added height, my husband took a three-meter high wooden ladder and placed bamboo poles on one side for support. He then climbed the other side and began cutting the branches. Suddenly the ladder and its bamboo pole supports collapsed. My husband was thrown head first to the concrete floor, right before the eyes of our horrified relatives. However, he immediately stood up and reassured them, “I’m fine. Thank you for protecting me Master Li!” Our dumbfounded relatives were amazed to discover no injuries or swelling. Our great and compassionate Master had saved my husband’s life again!

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Xin Sheng #fundie en.minghui.org

When I was 29 I became paralyzed and was unable to talk. As a result, I became insensitive to everything around me. A few years later, a stomach problem made it necessary for me to have three surgeries, but the incisions became infected and kept draining and wouldn't heal. We had to sell our house to pay my medical bills. We couldn't even afford school for our two children. All we had to live on was my wife's meager income from selling vegetables. Day after day, I was desperate. I didn't know where life was going to take me.

In October 1998, when I was 43, life surprised me with the most precious gift I could ever have imagined – the book Zhuan Falun, the main text of the practice of Falun Gong (also known as Falun Dafa). At that time, my wife had been practicing Falun Gong for some time. She was amazed by the profound principles discussed in the book as well as the tremendous improvements in the health of its practitioners. She recommended that I give Falun Gong a try. As my wife handed me the book Zhuan Falun, I felt a sense of excitement. I sat in bed and flipped through the pages. It was so captivating that I couldn't stop reading. From cover to cover, I read it five times.

I was concentrating so hard that I didn't notice the infected surgical wounds that had bothered me for years had healed while I was reading. Many other uncomfortable feelings were also gone. After so many years, I finally felt hope in my life. My wife encouraged me to study the book with other practitioners. Although I still couldn't talk, I agreed, thinking that this was something I should do.

There were more than 40 people in the group. After everybody sat down, they began to take turns reading, one by one. When it was my turn to read, I thought in my heart, “Teacher, please help me, I want to read the book with them.” With that thought, a powerful and strong warm energy went through my body. At that moment, I was able to talk! As I read, tears streamed down my face. Everyone was looking at me in astonishment. We were all overjoyed by the immense power of the practice. As I continued to study the teachings, do the exercises, and improve my mind based on Falun Gong's three principles—Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance—my body was constantly purified.

During the times that the pathogenic karma was being purged from my body, I was in enormous pain all over. But, interestingly, when I went to watch Teacher's lectures with other practitioners at night, all the pain disappeared. After I returned home, the pain came back. After more than 20 days of this body purification, everything returned to normal. I felt that my body was very light and I was filled with energy.

I found a delivery job to help support my family. Although some jobs are very labor intensive, I was able to do it with ease and finish on time. One time, I rode a tricycle about 50 miles to deliver glasses to the countryside, but I didn't feel tired at all. Another time, I transported nearly 60 bags of sand and concrete to the 6th floor in one hour. Amazed by my recovery, many friends and family members also began to practice Falun Gong.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I started practicing Falun Dafa in 1998. Unlike many practitioners, I can see with my Celestial Eye and my supernatural abilities are not locked. I'd like to share the following personal experiences with my fellow practitioners. When I went to visit my cousin in December 1998, one of her neighbors was there trying to convince her to practice Falun Gong. I chatted with them about Buddhism and showed them how to sit in the lotus position. I borrowed several of her books. I was very excited to start reading Zhuan Falun, one of the five books I'd borrowed, when I got home. I read through lecture eight in one sitting. Then I saw strange images on the walls as if there was lightning everywhere. I was surrounded by lightning. My forehead and the top of the head seemed to be bulging. When I closed my eyes, I saw that the room was filled with red light.

Just then my mother woke up and told me to go to sleep. I laid down and had a very vivid dream. I saw a Buddha with a body of white jade flying toward me. Her legs were crossed and her hands were in the jieyin position. She looked at me and her mouth moved as if she was saying something. There were tears in her eyes. I looked at her as I lay in bed. I raised my hands toward her, trying to call her, but I couldn't make a sound. She saw me getting up and backed off, flew away, and disappeared. Then I heard my mother call me. She asked me what I was yelling about. I woke up and told her that I'd had a dream. The next day, my cousin's neighbor came to get her books, which I returned reluctantly. I went to the practice site the day after. That's how I started practicing Falun Dafa.

In less than ten days, Master cleansed my body. I saw many Faluns rotating around me. My Celestial Eye opened and I could see lives in other dimensions. I have also developed supernatural abilities. If I wanted to do something, I only needed to think about it, and it would happen. I saw my Immortal Infant grow to two feet high. I could also see my past lives. In one past life, I was an abbot in a monastery.

I have experienced six big tribulations that could have taken my life if Master had not protected me. The first time was about two weeks after I started practicing Falun Dafa. One day I was asked to help a neighbor harvest corn. My job was to put the kernels into big gunny sacks next to a thresher. As I bent over to shove the kernels into a sack, I heard a noise like metal banging on metal. I felt the belt of the threshing machine scrape my head. Then I heard people calling my name. As I stood up, I saw a big Falun rotating where my head had been, then it flew away. Someone quickly stopped the thresher and people surrounded me. “You are so lucky. If your hair got pulled in, it would have pulled your scalp off,” one of them said. As it turned out, a steel pin that held the moving belt had hit my head. That was the noise I'd heard. I knew Master had saved my life.

In 2003, I went to Changchun to work at a candy factory. One day I was hit by a car while crossing the street. I flew into the air and landed on my head. The car stopped about 20 meters away. The bystanders yelled, “Car accident! Someone is dead!” I slowly got up and picked up my shoes. I didn't let the driver take me to the hospital or extort money from him as the bystanders suggested I do. However, I felt tired in the following days and always wanted to sleep. One night as I was doing the second exercise at home, I felt a big hand holding my head and another hand tickling my nose with a feather. A voice next to me said, “Do not worry about anything when you are doing the exercise.” I kept my eyes closed and continued with the exercise. Suddenly, I felt my whole body vibrate briefly. I was surrounded by a wave of heat that rotated around my body. Then I felt hot air blowing into my face, and I couldn't help but sneeze. I told myself not to move.

I felt liquid dripping from my nose, then one blob after another. By the time I finished the exercise, my shirt was covered with blood and blood clots. There was blood on the floor as well. But my head was very clear, and I no longer felt tired or sleepy. I suspect I had internal bleeding in my head from the car accident, but Master helped clean it up. After that incident, my gong increased even more. I had more powerful supernatural abilities. I reached beyond-triple-world Fa. I even saw a small child come out of my nose.

I value Falun Dafa books more than my life. I have all of the Dafa books and articles Master has written, as well as other materials from the Minghui website. One time, a neighbor came to visit and saw me reading one of the books. He saw that I kept my books, tape player, and exercise tapes in a red cardboard box. I had a bad feeling after he left. I took everything out of the box and put some turnips in it. A little while later, the police came with my neighbor and ordered me to hand over my Dafa books. I took out the box to show them. Of course, they couldn't find anything.

Another time, the police searched my home looking for truth-clarifying materials. I put the books in my father's room, the only room they did not search. I had a feeling they would be back, so I put the books in a sack that they had already searched. The police did come back the next day and went straight to my father's room. When they couldn't find anything, they came out and saw the sack with my books in it. I held the sack up and said, “You searched this yesterday. If you don't believe me, I will show you again.” One officer said, “No need.”

As soon as the police left, I took the books to my sister's home for safekeeping. After I left, my sister said, “I'll just give the police two books so that they won't bother us again.” My mother tried to stop her, but she wouldn't listen. She took out two books. As she started to leave with them, she felt someone push her from behind and she fell down. She ran back and told my mother, “These books really are Buddhist scriptures.”

Another time, my sister burned some of Master's new articles, about 20 pages worth. But the next day, she saw the pages in the ashes, not even scorched. She was shocked. She told me that she and her husband had burned them the night before. They both saw the pages go up in flames. After the persecution began, I started distributing informational materials like other practitioners. While using my supernatural abilities so that the police cannot see me, I often spend the whole night covering a thousand homes. From one village to the next, it only takes me a short time to get there even though they are far apart. The next day, I don't feel tired at all. Sometimes when I don't eat for three days, I can still work as usual.

One night, several of us went out to distribute Falun Dafa materials. We got separated. I turned around and saw one practitioner in front of a house, but she appeared so small, like the Lilliputians in Gulliver's Travels. I could have held her in my hand. I called her name. When she heard it, she immediately became the same size as before. Another time I was followed by a police car. I used my supernatural ability to outrun the car and hid in a cornfield. When the police got out of the car, they could not see me.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I am 65 years old and have practiced Falun Gong for 14 years. I had a marvelous experience when I took up the practice. It gave me a second life. My elder sister learned Falun Gong first and introduced it to me. I was busy running a convenience store and did not learn it. My business was doing well. Customers praised my husband and me for being kind, easygoing, and considerate of others.

A neighboring store owner became jealous as a result. One day, my husband ran into a conflict with him while taking care of our store. When I learned of this, I ran to the store and argued with that store owner. He picked up a long sickle on one of my shelves and hacked at my thigh and waist. I fell down bleeding and was rushed to the hospital. I had a 5.7-inch long cut on my left thigh and a 3.3-inch cut to the nerve bundle near the bottom of my spine. I was transferred to Wuhan Hospital, which declined to accept me. I was transferred instead to Beijing 301 Hospital.

A doctor said to us after I was hospitalized there for 20 days, “We have tried our best. This type of nerve damage is incurable anywhere in the world.” He said it can cause lower back pain, muscle numbness, incontinence, and leg paralysis.

I was discharged and transferred to a local hospital for follow-up treatment. I met with a bricklayer who had a nerve injury from a work accident. He received several surgeries to have the nerve reconnected. His feet were deformed, curved and very thin. He was emaciated. He said his foreman could not fund his treatment. I felt miserable seeing that he had such severe consequences from only one nerve cut, while my injury was to the main nerve bundle. My elder sister came to see me and brought the book Zhuan Falun, the main text of Falun Gong. Soon after I read the book, all my pain disappeared, and I could walk again. I was in tears. The book saved me!

However, my husband forbade me from learning Falun Gong, fearing that I would be implicated in the Chinese Communist Party’s persecution of the practice. My sister took the book and gave it to others to read. I had pain throughout my whole body again, and my illnesses returned. My husband was scared. I said in a weak voice, “I have become like this because you won’t allow me to learn Falun Gong. Can you take care of me for the rest of my life? Can you suffer the pain for me? I have determined to learn Falun Gong. I must learn it.”

He saw my determination and asked my sister to bring the book back. I have now practiced Falun Gong for 14 years, and I end up in tears whenever I recall this experience.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I am 54-years-old. I began practicing Falun Dafa in January 1998. Within a few days of taking up the practice, my chronic liver disease and herniated lumbar disc condition were completely healed.

On the night of 15 May 2011, I was rushing home from work when the rear tire burst and threw my motorbike out of control. My body forcefully collided with a tree growing beside the road.

Though I managed to remain conscious soon after the collision, the impact left me partially blind and paralyzed. A passerby helped me to sit up and offered to contact my family. I managed to get my phone from my pocket and pointed out my wife's number before losing consciousness. The passerby managed to contact my wife, who rushed to the accident site and took me to the county hospital for emergency treatment. I held firm to my belief that Master would save me. Although I was barely conscious, I whispered repeatedly, “Master save me...” The attending doctors were puzzled and asked my family for clarification. Members of my family explained, “This man practices Falun Gong.” One doctor replied, “He will need all the luck he can get.”

My precipitously low blood pressure and weak respiration rate required an emergency operation. During the surgery, I felt my soul float out from my body before being ushered by two beings to the site of an ancient auditorium. A large table stood in the middle of the auditorium. Behind the table was a man dressed in the robes of ancient Chinese officials. Guards stood on either side, holding various Chinese weapons. The official standing behind the table asked me, “What good deeds have you performed in this lifetime and what virtues have you accumulated?” I solemnly replied, “I have no notable good or bad deeds, nor have I accumulated any virtue. I merely cultivated the Buddha Fa under Master Li Hongzhi."

On hearing my reply, the official instantly stood up and said, “Very good. Under such circumstances you are still able to recall and respect your Master. Continue to keep this in mind. Your life does not fall under my jurisdiction. Return to where you came from.” After that, he waved a hand at me and I felt an invisible force pushing me away. For an instant, I experienced a falling sensation before regaining consciousness when I felt the doctor patting my face and shouting my name.

Doctors found that the accident had ruptured my spleen, fractured my left ribcage in nine places, seriously bruised and lacerated many of my internal organs, and caused severe hemorrhage in my chest cavity which required removal of at least four liters of blood. Hospital surgeons spent six hours trying to save my life. Eventually, they were forced to inform my family that any hope for survival was just too small. Doctors then recommended I be moved to the larger provincial hospital for further emergency treatment, but also warned, “He could pass away while in the midst of transportation.”

The ambulance successfully transported me to the provincial hospital. However emergency doctors initially declined to admit me, as they deemed my condition hopeless. The hospital later reluctantly allowed my admission after a relative working at the hospital spoke up on my behalf. While doctors were trying to hook me up to a better ventilator, my heart suddenly stopped and my soul floated away from my body. I saw the attending doctor performing chest compressions on my body before coming to the sudden realization that I could not spend too much time away from my physical self, or else my death would become permanent. I knew I could not leave yet, as I had not fulfilled my vow to assist Master in rectifying the Fa and saving sentient beings. With this thought, I returned to my physical body and woke to the sensation of a person slapping my face while calling my name. I managed to move my hand slightly to signal my acknowledgement.

One of the attending doctors later told me, “Your pupils were unfocused, your breathing and heart rate had completely stopped. We were preparing to push your dead body out of the operating theater when you suddenly sprang to life. It was really amazing. You should treasure this unexpected gift!” I spent the next six days in a state of partial consciousness and only regained full consciousness on the afternoon of the sixth day. Throughout, my wife and fellow practitioners continued to send forth righteous thoughts.

I underwent a medical examination during my eighth day in the intensive care unit. In the midst of the exam, I suddenly felt an overwhelming sense of pain and severe breathlessness. My wife softly reminded me to maintain my righteous thoughts. I asked Master for help, silently reciting Lunyu and poems from Hong Yin. The examination was successfully completed and doctors further reported that the condition of my kidneys, heart, liver and lungs had greatly improved. I was transferred to an ordinary hospital ward after twelve days in the ICU. Every day, my wife would play recordings of Master's lectures. In between, I would memorize the Fa.

Initially, my recovery progressed swiftly. However, my show off mentality surfaced and I forced myself out of bed too early. As a result of overexertion, my surgical wound reopened and became infected. I came down with a high fever and forgot to hold myself to the standards of a Dafa practitioner. My pride and competitive attachments resurfaced and I fought with my wife over a minor matter. My life was in danger of being claimed by the old forces, but I refused to recognize my faults.

While I was in a state of semi-consciousness, merciful Master opened my sealed memories. I saw many scenes, showing my predestined relationship with Master and the detrimental arrangements made for me by the old forces. I would wake up in tears after each scene, suffering from a severe sense of guilt. Despite having achieved the status of a Dafa practitioner, I had been unforgivably lax in my cultivation practice. My experience bolstered my determination to reinforce my righteous thoughts, search inwards and work on memorizing the Fa.

As soon as my fever was gone, I requested to be released from the hospital. My doctors, however, disagreed, as the drainage tube inserted into the pleura surrounding my lungs indicated that my body was still producing large amounts of discharge. On hearing their verdict, I intensified my efforts in sending forth righteous thoughts, clearing away the evil interference from the other dimensions. I then resumed my demands to be discharged from hospital. Doctors performed a scan that afternoon and discovered that the pleural fluid had disappeared. They removed the drainage tube and prepared to send me home.

When the throat specialist arrived to close up my tracheostomy incision, my relatives took the opportunity to ask if I would regain my voice. The specialist replied, “It is unlikely.” My wife suggested I try to read the Fa aloud during my study sessions. One afternoon on the third day, while reading Zhuan Falun, the phone rang. Automatically, I picked up the phone and greeted the caller. The caller was surprised, “You are able to speak?” I replied, “It’s all thanks to my Master.” My voice soon recovered and returned to normal.

At one point during my recovery, my stomach started swelling and I was unable to eat, drink or even excrete for five days. Pushed to the brink, I was unable to sustain my cultivation state and even entertained thoughts of suicide. My wife and a fellow practitioner tried to offer support by reading the Fa at my bedside, sending forth righteous thoughts and offering counsel. However I was so tortured by the pain that I was unable to look inwards. I rudely rejected their advice and tried to expel the fellow practitioner from my home. Luckily, the practitioner knew that I was under the control of the old forces and refused to give up. He sacrificed a number of days and nights in order to accompany me in studying the Fa and sending forth righteous thoughts.

With his determined encouragement, I managed to resume my cultivation state by searching inwards and correcting my failings. Though I managed to overcome this difficult tribulation, my physical condition worsened and my weight dropped to 80 pounds. Every movement and step became exhausting. Around this time, I experienced a dream where a voice said, “Give up and resume the life of an ordinary person. You cannot win this fight.” I immediately rebutted, “I follow the practice taught by Master Li. Master taught us to adhere to the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. Practitioners have no enemies and we will not get involved in a fight with anyone.”

I continued to search inwards, study the Fa with my wife and send forth righteous thoughts. My health began to improve, but some residual swelling remained in my chest and abdomen. One night, I dreamed I was having an argument with another person over self-interests. In the midst of our argument, a merciful voice resounded from above, “You still love to argue!” The words hit me deeply and I woke up crying tears of regret. This incident spurred my determination to unconditionally examine myself. I discovered many failings, including selfishness, pride, jealousy, combativeness, anger and hate.

My attachments spurred my efforts in studying the Fa and sending forth righteous thoughts to clear the evil factors and interference. My health began to improve and the pain lessened. One morning, while practicing the fifth set of exercises, I saw a yellow-green gourd float down from the sky. The gourd stopped close to my left arm and prepared to enter my body. Subconsciously, I realized that the gourd was a bad item and sent forth righteous thoughts. The gourd instantly split apart, releasing the dirty blood and pus contained within. From that day on, I was able to eat and drink normally. The swelling in my chest and abdomen receded and I made a full recovery. I was able to help with the autumn harvest in our family fields and held down a temporary job during the winter months. My strength has returned and I can easily lift over 300 pounds or take a brisk walk over a long distance with no effort.

From this tribulation, I learned to treat cultivation practice seriously and cherish my luck in becoming a Dafa cultivator. Words cannot describe the thanks I have for Master.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I am 62 years old. Before I began practicing Falun Dafa, I was a Buddhist. At the age of 36, a fortune-teller told me that I would encounter a serious life-and-death experience in my 50s. I had no idea what to expect. My life was difficult after I got married. We lived with my in-laws. My husband and I were laid-off workers. To make a living, I worked long hours at a local restaurant and did not get home until 9:00 p.m. every night. It was my responsibility to prepare breakfast for the family every morning.

With such a difficult and stressful life, I developed various health problems, including severe rheumatism, shortness of breath and a chronic cough. I slept under a heavy comforter and wore warm pajamas, but still often coughed myself awake. I even began to struggle while going up steps.

Then my sister came for a visit in 2002. It had been five years since I saw her last, and I hardly recognized her, as she looked much younger. I ask her what happened, and she confided in me that she was practicing Falun Dafa (despite the persecution). She encouraged me to give it a try, so I did. When I first began to do the exercises, I felt lighter: It was amazing. Soon, my symptoms were gone. I then began to tell others about the goodness of Dafa, and the truth about the persecution of Dafa practitioners.

I was excited about cultivating Falun Dafa, but one day I developed some odd symptoms. I was off balance while walking, and my limbs lost their strength. They were the signs of an ischemic stroke. I felt anxious. I was only 52 years old, and my mother-in-law was paralyzed and bedridden. I was the one who took care of everyone! Then I remembered the fortune-teller. Was this what she foretold all those years ago? I also recognized that this was the arrangement for my life, and only Dafa could save me. My despair then turned to hope. These symptoms were caused by my accumulated karma. I knew I had to pay the debt I owed.

Master taught us:

“As a practitioner, your path of life will be changed from now on. My fashen will rearrange it for you. How is it rearranged? How many years does a person still have in life? One will not know it oneself. Some people may get a serious illness after a year or half a year, or they may be ill for several years. Some people may suffer cerebral thrombosis or other illnesses, and cannot move at all. How can you practice cultivation for the rest of your life? We must fix all of them for you and prevent these things from occurring.”(Zhuan Falun)

I understood the Dafa principles and was no longer anxious or afraid. I just continued doing what a Dafa practitioner should do. All the symptoms of a stroke were gone in just seven days. I personally experienced the wonder of Dafa! Thank you to Master Li – the founder and teacher of Falun Dafa. And thank you to my sister – and fellow practitioner – who introduced me to Dafa.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I am 11 years old and I have practiced Falun Dafa for two years. Because of the suppression in China, officials detained many practitioners and tortured them. Among them was my father, who died in a prison when I was one. My grandparents and mother are practitioners. Through the years, I have learned from my mother and other family members what Falun Dafa is, and why it is important.

Master has helped me since I was very young. I had a rash on my entire body when I was 10 months old, which was red and itchy. Because I kept scratching, the blisters on my face broke open. Fluid came out, and I itched even worse. My mother was forced to stay away from home during those days because of the persecution. My grandparents were very worried about me. When mother returned, she felt bad and nearly wept. She had a dream that night, in which Master told her that I would be fine. When she checked me the following morning, she found I had indeed recovered. She was very happy and thankful.

Another time, I had a fever for four or five days. My mother played Master's audio lectures for a few days. When she saw that I hadn't improved much, she gave me some medicine. But this made it even worse, and Mother realized she had done wrong. Miraculously, the fever stopped that night. Similar things happened many times. Through my celestial eye, I could see my body becoming very clean because of Falun Dafa.

One day at the group practice site I saw an elderly practitioner sitting in full lotus (with both both legs crossed) while she read the Falun Dafa books. I decided to give it a try and was able to do so for half an hour the first time. Some adult practitioners asked me to stop because they were afraid it would be too painful, but I enjoyed sitting that way very much.

Several days later, I began to do the sitting meditation with my mother. I calmed down and could sit without moving. Pretty soon, I was able to see things through my celestial eye as if a curtain were lifted. I could see Master's Fashen forming a circle around the field and there was one layer of protection covering the entire field. Then a giant nail the size of a person flew towards me. Master lifted his hands and broke it into pieces. There were also other types of objects coming, attempting to harm me, but Master broke them one by one. When I told mother about this, both of us were very thankful to Master.

Sometimes I did not do well. I began to watch cartoon videos. I became addicted to them and as a result, one of my eyes became swollen. It soon became worse and my eye was nearly swollen shut. Pus oozed out and and covered my eye. One day mother and I went to another place for group Fa-study. A wasp came and stung my armpit, and it was very painful. I cried out. My tears flushed out the pus and other dirty substances from my eye. When she saw my eye recovering, my mother was grateful because through all these incidents, Master helped me let of go of my attachment and treated my eye.

When I was sometimes naughty and did not have patience, I would see bees in other dimensions chasing me. After I recognized my problems and calmed down to study the Fa, I was able to see many scenes in other dimensions. They include the Buddha world, heavenly maidens, and so on. Once as I sat meditating, I saw Master in front of me. I was curious about Master. With that thought of mine, Master allowed me to enter. Inside was beautiful light and a wonderful smell. It was very pleasant, compassionate and sacred. I was allowed to enter twice later. I saw a giant library inside Master's head, with Zhuan Falun and other Dafa books in all different languages. The books were very large and there were even larger books there.

After a while, I became a little tired and wanted to take a nap. Master said very seriously that I was too naughty and this was not the place for a nap. He told me no one was allowed to be there before. I came back to the Milky Way and the Triple-World, and I immediately saw how dull and filthy this environment is. Another time, Master showed me Zhuan Falun in the heavenly world. It was gigantic and I did not recognize the words. From this, I had better understanding of Master's words in “On Dafa (Lunyu)”,

“Dafa is the wisdom of the Creator. It is the bedrock of creation, what the heavens, earth, and universe are built upon. It encompasses all things, from the utmost minuscule to the vastest of the vast, while manifesting differently at each of the cosmic body’s planes of existence.” I seldom sat straight when I studied the Fa. One day, Master showed me a picture in which He was sitting up straight reading Dafa books. I knew I should do that too. I have not done well, both at home and in school. Mother often reminds me about it and I know I must do better. Master has compassionately taken care of me and I cannot let Him down.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

My mother is an 81-year-old farmer. Before she practiced Falun Dafa she suffered from various ailments. In June 1997, the doctor told my mother that she would only live a few more months. It was about this time that she was introduced to Falun Dafa.

Since practicing Falun Dafa, my mother can now read all of the teachings of Master Li Hongzhi, the founder of Dafa, and write short poems. She lives alone and can take care of herself. She works on the farm and can see just fine. She does not need to wear glasses to read. Her hearing is great, too. She is as fit as a fiddle. My mother used to be impatient and unforgiving. Now she gets along with her neighbors and everyone respects her. Last year, my mother slipped and fell down the stairs while carrying a basket of peanuts. Since my father passed away in 2009, she has lived alone. All of her children live in different cities, so we were unaware of her accident. She said her first thought was not to call her children but to ask Master Li for help. She assured herself that, as a Falun Dafa practitioner, she would be okay. She recited “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good” over and over again. After a while, she could gently move one hand. She touched her head and felt many bumps. A few bones were protruding from her back and other areas. Words cannot describe the pain she was in. Mother tried to inch forward and grabbed the edge of a stone crock about a meter away. With all her might and at the same time asking Master for help, she managed to stand up!

She picked up the peanuts and slowly climbed up the stairs to the second floor. As my mother sat down to read Zhuan Falun, she suddenly realized that she could neither sit nor stand normally. She had to lean gingerly against the bed, chair, or table. It was very difficult for her to eat, drink, or go to the toilet. In spite of her condition, she read the Dafa teachings. At night my mother could not sleep because her whole body ached. She curled up in bed and kept reciting “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.”

My mother told me she did not know how long she slept, but she woke up at 3:40 a.m. Usually she does the Falun Dafa exercises at that time. She was still in pain but felt better. Though unable to do the exercises properly, she still managed to finish the standing exercises. When it was time to do the sitting meditation, because a bone in her leg was protruding, it was difficult and extremely painful to sit in the full lotus position. She then remembered Master's words in Zhuan Falun: “When it’s difficult to endure, you can endure it. When it’s impossible to do, you can do it.”

When she pulled her legs up it was so painful that she broke out in a cold sweat. She ignored the pain and focused on listening to the exercise music. Mother finished the one-hour sitting meditation and went on to send righteous thoughts. After an hour, she put her legs down and discovered that she could move better. The pain was gone, too. She tried to walk and did not feel any discomfort. The bones that had been protruding weren't anymore. Only the bump on her head remained, but it did not hurt. In other words, it took 22 hours from the time my mother fell and could not move to complete recovery. This is the miracle of Dafa that happened to my mother. Just imagine--an elderly woman in her 80s recovering this quickly! Even a young person who had a fall like that might end up in the hospital for months. Yet my mother had such unexpected results because of her deep faith in Falun Dafa and Master. I am grateful to Master Li for protecting our family. It is my hope that people get to know the truth about Falun Dafa and not be misled by Chinese Communist Party propaganda. If you sincerely recite “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good,” you will be blessed!

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I obtained the book Zhuan Falun in 1998 and was told that it could help heal my illnesses and keep me fit. However, I remained skeptical because I didn't believe anything like this was possible. So the book stayed on my shelf, untouched for half a year. Little did I know it was a hidden treasure. When I opened the book one day to have a look, there were many seemingly magical cultivation stories inside. This aroused my curiosity, and I ended up at the home of a Falun Dafa practitioner to listen to a recording of Master Li, the founder of Falun Dafa, teaching the Fa. From that day on, I began cultivating in Falun Dafa, and strictly adhered to Dafa's core principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance.

Miracles then began to happen. I had several health problems before I started practicing, such as lower back pain, headaches, and a chronic illness that caused me severe stomach pains, often preventing me from walking. I also had rheumatoid arthritis. My hands would swell up every morning, to the extent that I couldn't bend my fingers. I visited many doctors, but none were able to help.

After watching videos of Master teaching the Fa one day, I decided to do the second exercise. I felt a warm current flow through my stomach and exit my body. A few days later the unsettling lumps in my stomach disappeared, and the illness has never returned. My rheumatoid arthritis also gradually disappeared. While I was diligently studying the Fa and doing the exercises, Master was purifying my body. Nowadays, I can feel the happiness and sense of wonder that can only come from being in an illness-free state.

My husband was helping his friend run an errand at work and slipped. One of his legs was submerged in boiling water. He sustained severe burns, and doctors said that the leg had to be amputated. The doctor told us that he would need to be hospitalized for several months, however, my husband insisted on leaving the hospital since he didn't want the accident to affect his job.

Upon returning home, I suggested that he listen to the recordings of Master's Fa. Within three days, his pain subsided, and he began to sleep much better. This burn also began to heal rapidly. In a dramatic turn of events, on the fourth day, my husband stopped listening to the Fa. He said that he didn't believe in Dafa anymore and made disrespectful remarks directed at Master. The very next day, my husband's excruciating pain returned. The burned area became inflamed again and he returned to the hospital to seek treatment.

His wounds continued to worsen. He was consistently unable to sleep and work, and worried that he would have to have his leg amputated. I knew that all of this was caused by his personal choice to disrespect Dafa, since Master was no longer able to help him under such circumstances. My husband eventually realized that he had done a disservice to Dafa and sincerely apologized to Master. He listened to five lectures of Master's Fa teaching in one go.

The pain in his leg pain vanished immediately, and his leg soon recovered completely. My husband is infinitely grateful to Master. Since that time, he has always said that Falun Dafa is good and shares his experience with others. I sincerely thank Master from the bottom of my heart!

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Yangfan #fundie en.minghui.org

Most of the practitioners in our Fa study group are elderly and have practiced Falun Dafa for over ten years. They have experienced miraculous things and all have expressed their gratitude for Master's protection.

Practitioner May went to a hardware center in the summer of 2013 to purchase some parts to repair a water heater. A salesman in his 50s asked, “Elder sister, what are you here to buy?” He said: “I should call you younger sister because I am already 58, and you must be younger than me.” The practitioner said: “Can you guess my age?” “Are you 50 yet, ” he asked. May said, “I am 73 already.” The salesman was shocked, “You are over 70?”

He called his coworkers to come over and see her. “Look, this lady is already 73. She doesn't look that age.” Five people circled May. May said, “I practice Falun Gong, so I look younger and have a healthy body.”

She told them: “Falun Gong is a high-level Buddha school cultivation practice based on the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance, and we learn to be good people. Don't believe the lies that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has said about us.” The employees said they felt that Falun Gong is miraculous, and after they learned the facts about the practice, all five of them agreed to withdraw their memberships from the CCP. After May finished her story, other practitioners in our Fa-study group shared their experiences.

Practitioner Yu is 65 years old, has a very healthy body, and people tell her she looks like someone in her 50s. Practitioner Jing said that she used to weigh about 160 pounds, but after cultivating dropped to her normal weight of 130 pounds. She said she feels light when walking. Practitioner Hui finished her lunch around noon one day in November 2012 and remembered she had some cooked ribs that needed to be warmed up, so she put them in a pot, added some water, turned on the stove around 12:30, and left the kitchen. She left to go to the supermarket forgetting the pot heating on the stove.

At around three o'clock Hui left the supermarket and suddenly remembered the ribs in the pot. Her heart sped up. She was so worried that she forgot how she got home. When she arrived, she first looked to see if there were any fire trucks around her home, then she looked for smoke coming out of the window. Everything looked normal. She struggled up the stairs and with shaking hands unlocked the door. She went to the kitchen and found the pot was still steaming with about 2 centimeters of water in the pot. Hui turn off the stove and went into another room to bow to Master's photo. She said, “Thank you, Master.”

Practitioner Hui's daughter had been married for ten years but hadn't managed to get pregnant. Although she had been to the hospital and received some treatments after consulting with a physician, she still hadn't conceived. Hui told her daughter to recite “Falun Dafa is Good, Truthfulness- Compassion-Forbearance is Good” sincerely. The daughter did so and in 2012 became pregnant. When she started bleeding she quit her job so she would get lots of rest. Unfortunately, she had two large episodes of bleeding, which scared her. Hui's daughter kept reciting, “Falun Dafa is Good.”

The intermittent bleeding lasted for over a month. During this time she went to the hospital for an ultrasound and continuously recited “Falun Dafa is good” while inside the examination room. Her husband recited the same words while waiting outside the exam room. The ultrasound showed that the fetus was fine but there was a tumor in the uterus. Hui understood that Master was cleansing her daughter's body to create a good environment for the fetus.

Because the tumor was growing alongside the fetus, her doctor felt that she needed a Cesarean section at about eight months into the pregnancy. The doctors involved in the surgery said that they were surprised that she was able to conceive. Falun Dafa can perform miracles and is an extraordinary practice. Her daughter had a five-pound baby boy. Hui named him “Fuer” (which means a child from a blessing). Fuer is almost two now. Whenever he heard Master's voice, he would put two palms together in front of his chest, kneel on the ground, and bow.

A few days before the 2014 Lunar New Year I tried to hang up a curtain but was unable to reach the curtain rod. I put one stool on top of another one and climbed up. When I finished, forgetting that I was on two stools, I stepped down with one leg. In the second it took to realize how high up I was, I felt myself floating in the air. I had time to adjust one leg and put my foot on the lower stool. I then came down safely. The stools were about one meter high. If I had fallen, I could have either broken a bone or twisted my ankle.

I truly felt I was in the air for one or two seconds. At that moment, I didn't feel worried and had enough time to step solidly down to the ground. I was moved to tears whenever I said: “Dafa disciples are truly the happiest.” Dafa disciples have cultivated to today with Master's protection—everyone feels the Buddha's mighty virtue. There is only one sentence among thousands of words to express our happiness: “Thank you, Master.”

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

My husband and I went to a nearby hill to harvest silk from our silkworms in August 2016. While walking to the hill, a poisonous snake bit me. My husband, who is not a Falun Gong practitioner, suggested that we go to the hospital. I dismissed that thought and said that I would be all right because I practice Falun Gong.

After harvesting the silk, we returned home for lunch. My arm was swollen by then and my husband said, “We have to see a doctor now. I know you are not getting sick as a Falun Gong practitioner. But this is snake venom.” Without another word, he took me to a clinic. The doctor said the bite could be fatal if not treated and since it happened hours ago, I had to go to the city hospital. The clinic lacked the expertise when it came to treating poisonous snake bites.

Without hesitating, my husband took me to the emergency room of the city hospital. A doctor said that it was beyond his medical skills and that I had to go to Anshan Hospital, as there were doctors there who specialized in snake bites. When we arrived at Anshan Hospital, I could no longer bend my arm because of the swelling. One doctor said the bite had happened too long ago and there was nothing she could do. She recommended Suzigou Hospital.

When we got to Suzigou, it had been 15 hours since I was bitten. A surgeon ordered surgery, but the nurse could not inject anesthetics because my arm was too swollen. The hospital president was the lead surgeon. He told me it would be painful once the anesthetic wore off. I nodded but kept in mind that I am a Falun Gong practitioner. They made a six-inch incision.

The six-inch surgical wound sustained by the author after being bitten by a venomous snake. Seeing the big wound, many patients and their visitors asked if I felt any pain. They were surprised when I said no. I explained to them how Falun Gong could improve one's health and changed one's life for better.

I further explained, “There was a heavy rainstorm and flooding in my area a couple of years ago. All the houses in my village were destroyed except for mine.” One of the people there had heard about this and said that he thought it was extraordinary. As I'd been bitten by a poisonous snake, the wound could not be sewed up until the venom came out completely. When going to the bathroom, I felt a little dizzy. I reminded myself to maintain righteous thoughts, and I was no longer dizzy.

Eight days passed and I did not feel any pain. When the doctor examined my arm he was surprised that the wound had closed. “How did this happen?” he asked in disbelief. Without stitches, the wound cured itself in 8 days.

I explained to them that I am a Falun Gong practitioner. “If you read Zhuan Falun, the main book of Falun Gong cultivation practice, you will understand what has happened,” I said. Many people, including the doctors and nurses, witnessed the power of Falun Gong through this experience.

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Jinglian #fundie en.minghui.org

Falun Dafa has been well known for its extraordinary healing power. In my more than two decades of cultivation, I have witnessed this power over and over again. My mother started practicing Falun Dafa in 1995. She was hit by a car in 2004 when she crossed a street, and was thrown into the air. She landed in front of the wheels. Fortunately, the car stopped just in time.

Master, the founder of Falun Dafa, said:

“All of these kinds of things come to take away one’s life. But one will not be in real danger.” (Zhuan Falun)

My mother had strong righteous thoughts. She got up and said to the driver, “As a Dafa practitioner, I will not cause any problem for you. I know you are in a hurry. You can leave.” However, the driver insisted she have a check up at a hospital. She was told that she had two torn ligaments that needed immediate surgery.

Master said:

“In doing so, we also do not allow it to go astray. If you truly follow the righteous way in cultivation, nobody will dare to do something to you at will. Besides, you have the protection of my fashen, and you will not be in any danger.” (Zhuan Falun)

My mother told the doctor, “I am a practitioner. The wounds will heal once I do the Falun Dafa exercises.” She checked out of the hospital and went home. My mother recovered soon after her return home. Then, she visited the driver to show him that she had recovered. His entire family listened to the facts about Dafa and the persecution. They all quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

I was illegally detained in labor camp in 2003 and my mother left home to avoid further persecution. While we were gone, my father was diagnosed with leukemia. My father, at the age of 58, had chemotherapy and other treatments for two years, but his condition worsened. My mother told him that only Falun Dafa could help him recover. With a ray of hope, he started to practice Falun Dafa.

He tossed out all his medication, and quit smoking and drinking. He studied the Fa and practiced the Dafa exercises. He felt better day by day and returned to good health in less than one month. My uncle, who did not believe in the power of Dafa, witnessed my father's recovery. Now he tells everyone that Falun Dafa is good.

When giving birth by a Cesarean section, I had a life and death experience. The doctors could not stop the bleeding and I needed a blood transfusion. However, the blood was not readily available. Although my family was deeply disturbed, my mother decided that only what Master says counts. They asked Master to stop the bleeding. I silently recited “Falun Dafa is Good; Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is Good.” The bleeding stopped.

Master said:

“When disciples have ample righteous thoughts, Master has the power to turn back the tide.”

(“The Master-Disciple Bond” from Hong Yin, Volume II)

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

As a young Falun Dafa practitioner, I face tribulations, just as older practitioners do. However, often with the support of those older than I, problems were resolved and I improved on my cultivation path. The local police were harassing practitioners who had sued Jiang Zemin, the former Communist Party leader who launched the persecution of Falun Dafa. Many practitioners were arrested.

One evening my father failed to pick me up from school, nor could I find him at home. I became worried and many negative thoughts entered my mind. I then contacted my mother. She had me check our home for any signs of disturbance. Then, she wanted me to contact another practitioner if my father was not home by 11:00 p.m., so we could hide all Dafa materials. As father did not come home, Ms. Chen, the other practitioner, and I packed and moved all Dafa materials and took them to her home.

My father's employer said that he had been arrested the day before by local police officers, because he had filed a suit against Jiang Zemin. Other practitioners advised me what to do and helped reinforce my righteous thoughts. I sent forth righteous thoughts to eliminate all interference preventing my father from returning home.

At the police station I was given the runaround, with no one telling me who arrested my father. After going there several times I realized that I was not diligent on my cultivation path and still had a lot of attachments. I then thought about using my relatives' connections, but in the end, Mother and I did not think this to be a viable solution. Practitioners divided into groups to rescue my father. Some mailed letters, some made phone calls, and others sent forth righteous thoughts.

Besides, I was told that clarifying the facts to people who work in the judicial, police and procuratorate departments would be beneficial. It would help them understand the unjust nature of the persecution and change their actions. When I came home, police officers handed me a blank “search warrant” document. They found some truth-clarification materials that I forgot to hide. First I was a bit afraid, but put my fears aside and talked to them about Dafa. They changed their attitude and sympathized with me. In the end my father was released from the detention center after 15 days.

After a few days, I was told that one of the police officers who had come to my home quit his job and accepted a position unrelated to the government. Prior to writing the university entrance exam, I was not doing well in the arts, which was my chosen major. Others at school had low expectations of me. I knew that this was the old forces trying to discourage me through ordinary people. I did not want to give up. I believe that what Master had arranged for me was the best. Not only was I admitted to a prestigious university, but I was also awarded a scholarship.

When I was younger, a prestigious primary school refused to accept me due to my low IQ. My mother became my tutor, but I still struggled. My mother then decided to stop teaching me, and instead she and I studied Zhuan Falun for three months. After that I did well and even won an award in a math competition in fourth grade.

The university entrance examination results were published, and I did very well. I wanted to tell everyone. I checked online and realized that my classmates did not do as well as I did. I was even more proud of myself. After Fa-study, I recognized that I had the mentality of showing off and zealotry. For instance, after my dad was released from the detention center, a few practitioners praised me, which made me very proud.

When reading Master's Fa, I realized that I had nothing to show off, as everything is bestowed upon us by Master. I also had jealousy, such as, when other people had higher marks than me, I felt unbalanced in my heart. These were serious attachments I had to let go. Studying the Fa helped me eliminate these attachments. Besides the above attachments I also found that when I played with my cell phone, I became agitated. My mother said that I changed into another person.

This made me truly realize the negative impact brought about by one's playing with the cell phone and having a show-off and jealous mentality. Diligent Fa study helped me let go of my attachments and incorrect notions.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

No one would believe the little girl in this photo almost died nine years ago when she was only a year old. The girl is my granddaughter. We rushed her to our local hospital in Pengzhou City, Sichuan Province, on December 6, 2008, with a viral infection. The ER doctors gave her IVs and told us to take her home to rest.

But she fell into a coma the moment we got into our car. The doctors were puzzled and referred us to Huaxi Hospital in the neighboring city of Chengdu. An ambulance rushed us to Huaxi Hospital, but the doctors there said there was no hope when they noticed my granddaughter’s pupils were enlarging and her teeth were clenching.

My son and his wife started to cry, and I knew that only Master Li Hongzhi, the founder of Falun Dafa, could save our baby. I kept saying “Falun Dafa is good” into my granddaughter’s ears. In less than 30 minutes, she regained consciousness and began to talk. My whole family was confident that Master Li gave my granddaughter a second life. Now, nine years later, she is as healthy as can be.

I share this in hopes that people can see that Falun Dafa is extraordinary and nothing at all like what is depicted by the Chinese communist regime’s propaganda.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

Whenever I have visited my parents, who live in a village, I have heard many wonderful stories about Falun Dafa practitioners, which took place after the practice spread through the village in 1998. At that time, a woman in a neighboring village learned Falun Dafa from her sister and taught it in the village after returning home. Many people became healthier and stronger through practicing Falun Dafa, and some people were forever cured of chronic diseases.

These miraculous events caused a sensation in the small village, and more villagers came to learn Falun Dafa. They later set up a Fa study group to study the main teachings of Falun Dafa, in the book Zhuan Falun. The first miracle happened when a young woman suddenly began floating about two feet above the ground during the Fa-study session. She then continued to float in a circle around the courtyard.

Another amazing occurrence happened to a 70-year-old woman who had a bad temper and used to curse at others over trivial matters. Everyone was afraid of offending her. She always had difficulty breathing, her legs hurt, and she rarely worked in the fields. After practicing Falun Dafa, she turned into a different person. She treated people nicely and gave others a hand when needed. Her body became stronger and stronger. At age 80, today she can walk swiftly like a young woman, and sometimes she is found working in the fields. The villagers know that Falun Dafa gave her a new life.

Another woman, age 50, who never went to school, was very anxious because others were able to read Falun Dafa books and she couldn't. She asked her grandchildren to teach her how to read and gradually learned to read Zhuan Falun fluently. After witnessing such a great change, her husband took the initiative to shoulder more housework to give her more time to study the Fa. Her husband also benefited a lot from Falun Dafa. After the persecution began in 1999, her husband often rode a bicycle to transport her around to clarify the facts about Falun Dafa to the other villagers who had been harmed by the Chinese government’s lies about the practice.

Another villager, who was suffering from severe hepatitis, had not improved even a little after spending a lot of money on medical care at a hospital. His wife encouraged him to give Falun Dafa a try because she knew that many villagers had their diseases cured through practicing Dafa. Within two days, his skin became golden, looking very scary. At first he was nervous, but he soon calmed down after a local coordinator explained to him that his body was being cleansed. He insisted on doing the exercises and studying the Fa. As expected, his skin soon became normal and rosy.

Many people in the village rushed to tell others how they had benefited from Falun Dafa. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) launched its persecution against Falun Dafa in 1999. Some villagers went out to tell people the facts about Dafa, and some did not. The practitioners who were steadier in their faith went out to clarify the facts about Falun Dafa to the rest of the villagers. They encouraged others to remember, “Falun Dafa is good,” and “Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.”

One practitioner learned that her neighbor was suffering from water in the lungs. The man was lying in bed unable to sleep at night and was seeking medical help. The practitioner clarified the facts to him, encouraged him to withdraw from the CCP and its affiliated organizations, and advised him to recite, “Falun Dafa is good,” and “Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” Amazingly, the man could then sleep at night. His disease disappeared completely, and he could work normally like before. He now tells others that Falun Dafa and Master Li gave him a second life.

There was another villager who was suffering from liver cancer. His doctor suggested that he have surgery as soon as possible. But his family was very poor and unable to afford the operation. A Dafa practitioner visited his family and encouraged him and his wife to withdraw from the CCP and its affiliated organizations. He advised them to sincerely recite, “Falun Dafa is good.” This couple later started to study the Fa teachings together. After a period of time, the man no longer felt any pain in his liver. He then went to the hospital for another X-ray. His doctor was surprised, and said, “Something must be wrong with images taken last time. Why can’t I find any cancer spots on these films? You are alright, and you can go home now.”

Falun Dafa is a Buddha School cultivation practice, and in a short time has spread to more than 100 countries and regions, attracting all ethnic groups and all kinds of people around the globe. It's time for the persecution to end, and for Falun Dafa to again be freely practiced in China!

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I am a 15-year-old practitioner who has been practicing Falun Dafa for the past two years. I would like to share some of my experiences in cultivation. My grandmother is also a Falun Dafa practitioner. One day, two years ago, she fell from the window ledge while cleaning the glass windows. She was sent to the hospital and we were told she had bone fractures. She treated herself as a practitioner and returned home without any medical treatment.

Through doing the exercises and reading the Fa everyday, she recovered. Unlike other people, my grandmother did not suffer from a lot of pain either. I personally witnessed how miraculous Dafa is and decided to be a practitioner. Soon after I took up the practice, a new Lunyu was published. Grandma encouraged me to memorize this new publication by Master Li (the founder the Falun Dafa). It took me two nights to remember the teachings by heart. I am now memorizing Zhuan Falun whenever I have time. A fellow practitioner said to me, “If you can memorize the entire book, it will be very admirable.” I want to be a person who is able to do that.

My grandmother holds a Falun Dafa study group at her place. Many people come together to read at night and I join them. I was quite diligent when I stayed with grandma. I looked within whenever I ran into problems and was strict with myself in following the principles of Dafa. Once someone hit me quite hard while I was at school. I did not retaliate. My classmates were surprised. In the past I would have reacted angrily if someone hit me, but now I am a practitioner. Master taught us not to fight back when beaten or sworn at. I smiled at my classmates and told them that I'm a changed person.

On another occasion, a close friend lost her temper with me all of a sudden. I was puzzled as I did not do anything to upset her. I responded by giving her the cold shoulder. At home while reading Zhuan Falun, I came across this paragraph:

“If the person did not create this situation for you, how could you upgrade your xinxing? If both you and I are nice to each other and sit there in harmony, how can it be possible to increase gong? It is precisely because that person has created this conflict for you that there is this opportunity to improve xinxing, and you can make use of it to upgrade your own xinxing. Isn’t your xinxing raised this way?”

I realized that my response to my friend was wrong, and that I had human attachments such as jealousy, competitiveness, showing off and resentment. I made up my mind to get rid of them. I am a Dafa practitioner and must act by making up with my friend tomorrow. The next morning, just as I was going to look for her, she came rushing to me smiling. She apologized for losing her temper and asked me to forgive her. I thought to myself, “I should thank you for giving me an opportunity to improve my xinxing.”

Upon returning to my parent's home, I lost the cultivation group environment. I slacked off, watching TV programs and played computer games. However, Master did not give up on me. Time and again, I saw Master in my dreams. I knew Master was encouraging me to be diligent. In one dream, I saw Master watching me while I did the exercises. My posture was wrong and Master lifted my arms up slightly. I heard the sound of my bones cracking. I felt very light and relaxed. Words cannot describe how wonderful it felt!

During another dream someone called me into a room, but it was locked and I could not go in. After I made several attempts to go in, the person finally opened the door using a fine toothpick. Upon entering, I saw Master and practitioners sitting inside. There was a spot next to Master. He looked at me and made a gesture for me to sit in the empty spot. I woke up from the dream and I was very grateful to Master for his compassion. I was not able to go into the room initially, but Master opened the door and offered me salvation just like so many other practitioners. He does not want to give up on anyone, but if you cannot let go of human attachments, how can he bring you home? I was in tears when I thought of this.

I had another dream where I was chased by a group of people. I climbed over a wall and saw a black car driving towards me. The car stopped and I was captured. I was very scared and shouted for Master to help me. Just then a gust of wind blew me away from the car and I was saved. I knew Master was constantly watching over his practitioner. He has given us too many things and the best way to repay him would be to do as he told us to.

Although I am a young practitioner, I feel that I should not miss the opportunity to talk to people about Dafa. Once a practitioner asked me if I wanted to come along with them to give out informational flyers. I said yes, but it was raining. I prayed for the rain to stop and in the end, it did not rain that night. We gave out all our flyers and helped people understand the facts about Falun Dafa.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I am eleven years old and just graduated from elementary school. My grandma, grandpa, and aunts all practice Falun Dafa. I was fortunate enough to spend this past summer with them, studying the Fa and learning the exercises. During the summer, I got rid of my 7-year addiction to video games. When I was younger, my grandma and grandpa took care of me because my parents were very busy. According to my grandma, I started listening to the lectures of Master Li before I could speak. I also imitated Grandma and Grandpa doing the exercises. When they sent forth righteous thoughts, I played quietly next to them. My grandma said that I was a healthy child and rarely got sick.

I left Grandma and Grandpa when I started elementary school. My parents have always been very busy with their work and often couldn't pick me up from school, so I had a key to our apartment and usually came home from school with no supervision. I started playing video games and became obsessed with them. Because I wanted to play video games, I did not want to do my homework and often slept late. I couldn't focus in school and had frequent headaches. My parents tried many ways to keep me from playing video games, but nothing worked. As time went by, I became irritable, overweight, and did not like any outdoor activity.

A few weeks ago, my aunt show me the following paragraph from “Fa Teaching Given at the New York Fa Conference Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Dafa's Spreading:”

“Yes, today’s video games are all made by people who are acting at the prompting of aliens. People think that those games were their own creations. But as I said earlier, people don’t know the source of the ideas they have that make them want to create those things. People have no awareness of what’s involved in their thought process at various levels, or how it is that foreign ideas get put into their minds. People are only aware of what happens at the surface level. Those games are harmful and poisonous to humankind, and are leading people to lose their humanity.”

I was shocked, and that made me determined to give up video games. I picked up my phone and started to delete the games on it. Suddenly, the screen blacked out. I asked Master for help and took out the battery. I then put the battery back in and turned it on. The games were deleted. A few days later, I was using an iPad and saw the video games on it. I couldn't help starting to play again. My aunt reminded me to strengthen my righteous thoughts and break away from video games. She said that our precious bodies should not be controlled by bad things. I immediately deleted all the games on the iPad.

Through studying the Fa, I started to understand that human society is like a mud puddle. Everyday people are attached to fame and self-interest and find society enjoyable, but it is actually very dangerous. Master has provided us with a ladder that can lead us to heaven. If we assimilate to Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance through cultivation, we can climb that ladder and return to our true homes.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I used to have many illnesses. I was very sick and relied on medicine to keep going. When I began practicing Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) in 1997, my health gradually improved. I am now completely illness-free.

Practicing Falun Gong not only improved my body and mind, but my family has also benefited. I always feel that Master Li, the founder of Falun Dafa, is looking after me and my family. In 2004, my youngest son had dug a cesspit two meters deep for holding manure. One day, my four-year-old granddaughter accidentally fell into the cesspit. She was submerged up to her neck, yet she was rescued and suffered no injury.

Another time, my neighbor had leaned a large, heavy metal door against a wall. My granddaughter was playing under it, but it fell, trapping her underneath. She managed to crawl out from under the door, and she wasn't hurt at all. Once, my husband noticed blood in his urine and went to the hospital. The doctor suggested that he go to a larger hospital for a checkup. I then asked Master to help him and put a Dafa amulet around his neck.

After the check-up, the ultrasound showed that everything was normal. I told my husband that my Teacher had looked after him. A few days later, my husband recovered completely.

When one of my daughters-in-law was about to give birth, her doctor advised her to have a caesarian. I told her to believe and recite, “Falun Dafa is good! Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance is good!” She believed me and constantly recited these words. The baby was born naturally, with my daughter-in-law in labor for less than two hours. When my grandson was only six years old, the family split apart, as my daughter-in-law had started taking drugs. My grandson missed his mom very much. I told him to sincerely recite, “Falun Dafa is good!” and also to ask for Master's help.

He followed my suggestion, and two days later my daughter-in-law called my son and told him that she missed their son and wanted to come back home. When my daughter-in-law came back, she stopped taking drugs for awhile. But her addiction soon got the better of her again. I asked her to listen to Master's lectures. She did, and finally gave up the addiction in seven days. The family was happy once again.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

Although I began to practice Dafa in 1997, I did not experience a major tribulation until March 2017. Although it was touch and go, my belief in Master and the Fa was instrumental in my overcoming this tribulation. I felt heartburn after lunch on March 5, 2017, but did not pay much attention. However, the pain worsened, and was accompanied with nausea and vomiting. Although the pain stopped after a while, it returned intermittently in my heart, liver, abdomen, or lower back.

My appetite was gone and I could not eat anything for the next nine days. If I tried to eat, I vomited, and even vomited on an empty stomach. I also felt pain off and on, and usually for an hour. Sometimes I fell asleep while enduring the pain and my mind was clear after I woke up.

I knew that this tribulation was a test, so I had to be steadfast and completely believe in Master and Dafa. When I was awake, I listened to Master's lectures and recited Hong Yin, so I could uphold righteous thoughts. I also did the exercises as often as I could. I was not afraid of death, but I was afraid of tarnishing the reputation of Master and Dafa.

When I felt most miserable, I thought of doing the bigu method, which would mean that I would have to abstain from food and water. I dismissed the idea quickly, as Master has said that Dafa practice does not involve bigu. So, I ate a little bit off and on and asked Master to help me, because my time to pass on had not come yet.

Additionally, I kept looking inward for my attachments. From studying the Fa, I was certain that this was not an illness. I said in my mind that I was Master Li Hongzhi's disciple and a veteran practitioner. I only follow Master's arrangement and negate the old forces and their arrangements. Even though I had loopholes, I would correct them in the process of my cultivation. The old forces did not have the right to test or interfere with me. It took a while to convince my family members of my reasons for not going to the hospital, by helping them understand that this was a cultivation issue.

When the pain was excruciating, I said to Master, “Master, why am I unable to bear the pain? I know your arrangement for me should all be bearable. What did I do wrong? Please give me some hints. I will do better.” At that moment, energy moved from my lower abdominal area towards my head. When it reached my neck, it disappeared and my entire body became free of pain.

After that day, I vomited again, but the pain had lessened and was bearable. I knew that Master had reduced my tribulation and born some of the the pain for me. I had to do the rest myself and pass the test. I recovered after two-and-a-half months. My husband, a Chinese medicine doctor witnessed my return to good health without any treatment. He told my relatives and friends, “Anyone would have died from organ failure after seven days of no food or drink, but she still survived after nine days. She made it by believing in her Master and Dafa and Fa study and exercises. It is extraordinary!”

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Lian Xiang #fundie en.minghui.org

I am a 63-year-old housewife from the countryside. Before I found Falun Dafa, I'd been suffering from heart disease, migraines, bronchitis, cystitis, and gynecological problems. Every day was a struggle, and I had to be hospitalized a few times every year.

After learning Falun Dafa in February 2000, all my ailments disappeared. I was a brand new person, full of energy. I understood the purpose of life, and my xinxing was constantly improving.

One day in the end of November 2014, I found a small lump in my left breast. I told another practitioner the next day. She told me, “Dafa is omnipotent. Don't think about it. Just study the Fa. Believe in Dafa and Master.”

But my mind was not at peace. A few days later, my breast began to ache, then my back. My husband, son, and daughter-in-law urged me to go to the hospital. My sister-in-law and neighbors also heard the news and urged me to go as well. They warned me of all the terrible things that could happen if I did not seek medical treatment. However, after listening to them, my mind became clear. I had a strong thought – truly believe in Master and Dafa.

My son called a taxi for us to go to the hospital and declared that he would tie me up and carry me there if I refused to go. I had no choice but to go with them. But my heart did not waiver. After several tests, the doctor asked us to wait for the result at home. Two days later, my son told me that it was breast cancer and I should have an operation.

I had a calm talk with my family. I told them: In the past, I was unable to fulfill my duties as a wife or a mother because of my poor health; but Dafa gave me back my healthy body. Since then, I've been able to do farm work and house work, take care of my grandson; our family became happier. I told them that Dafa gave our family so much, and it would see me through this as well.

During the following few days, it rained a lot, thus they did not think of going to the hospital. I kept studying the Fa and doing the exercises. At the same time, I kept my thought strong – believing in Master and Dafa.

On October 17, 2015, my breast became so painful that even my clothes touching it made it hurt badly. It swelled badly too. My husband asked me if I needed some painkiller. I said no. Instead, I asked him to give me Zhuan Falun.

I held Zhuan Falun with both hands and said to Master, “I will believe in Master and Dafa steadfastly. I will never waver until the last minute of my life.” I was not afraid and my heart was unusually peacefully even though I was in so much pain.

That night, I felt that I was fighting death the entire night. I did not feel sleepy and my mind was clear. My husband was watching me, but could not tell what was going on. Time seemed to stand still.

At daybreak, I resumed studying the Fa. By the afternoon, the pain subsided. Since then, my condition became better and better each day, until I was competently healed.

My husband witnessed the whole process. He gets excited when talking about it, “Master is mighty! Dafa is miraculous and truly extraordinary!” My son, daughter-in-law and sister-in-law were all amazed at my full recovery.

My story spread throughout our village and to neighboring villages as well. Now my son and another villager have taken up the practice. More people have said they would also like to learn Falun Dafa.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I started learning how to practice Falun Dafa from my father earlier this year. On May 13, I got up early to practice the first four exercises, before sitting down with my father to send righteous thoughts for an hour and a half. Within the first half an hour, my legs began to hurt and my right hand began to tremble.

My father noticed my condition and told me, “This is caused by interference from the evil spirits and rotten ghosts from other dimensions. Disintegrate them with strong righteous thoughts!” My father continued encouragingly, “Today is World Falun Dafa Day and also Master's birthday. Cultivating to the best of our abilities is the best birthday present we can give to Master.” My father’s words strengthened my determination to persevere.

By the time an hour had passed, my legs were badly hurting and my hands, which were in the lotus position, were violently shaking. My father noticed me trembling and advised, “In cases of very strong interference from evil spirits, you can ask Master for help to disintegrate them.” Amazingly, my hands stopped trembling soon after I sent a silent request to Master for help. However the evil spirits refused to admit defeat and increased the level of interference. Within half a minute, my hands began trembling so severely that I had difficulty keeping my palms and fingers together.

With my father’s encouragement, I continued asking Master for help while sending righteous thoughts. In the midst of this, I saw a large number of people sitting in the lotus position observing me gravely. I also heard a pitiful voice, calling my name and begging me not to continue sending forth righteous thoughts. I managed to persevere until the entire hour and a half hour had passed. At that point, my hand suddenly stopped trembling, the pain in my legs receded and Master suddenly appeared before my eyes, happily calling out my name before exclaiming, “That was wonderful!”

Master proceeded to open my celestial ears and eyes, allowing me to see and hear scenes in other dimensions. Master also strengthened my ability to eliminate evil beings and cleansed my body. From then on, I began encountering xinxing tests while practicing the sitting meditation. Once, while in the sitting meditation, I was lifted to a very high level where I saw the dazzling sight of Master smiling while sitting on a lotus flower. Just as I was surveying the scene delightedly, I was suddenly pulled down to stand before a tall and mighty god.

This god told me, “Come and learn from me. I am so tall and powerful that it is certain I follow the righteous way.” I immediately felt something amiss and recalled Master’s teachings, “One day you may suddenly see a large, tall immortal. He gives you a few complimentary words and teaches you something. If you accept it, your gong will be messed up.” (Zhuan Falun). With this in mind, I told the evil being, “I will not learn from you. I will only cultivate Falun Dafa. Don’t think you can intimidate me with your size. Once my supernatural powers manifest, I’ll definitely be larger than you.”

Just as these words left my mouth, I suddenly became as big as the universe. That evil being was even smaller than a cell! At this point, Master appeared in front of me, laughing happily. Yet another time while sitting in meditation, three beautiful girls materialized before my eyes and began to dance. I immediately recalled Master’s teachings, “I’m not an ordinary person. I’m a practitioner. You shouldn’t treat me this way, for I’m a Falun Dafa practitioner.” (Zhuan Falun)

In an instant, the three beautiful women turned into scary demons and advanced towards me threateningly. I remained unmoved and thought firmly, “I am a Dafa practitioner. I am not afraid of you.” At this point, one of the demons attempted to strike my head with his stick, though his attack was stopped by an invisible force. I knew this was a sign of Master’s protection. As the demons were relentless in their attempts to cause harm, I sent forth righteous thoughts to eliminate them. In response, a gap filled with fire suddenly cracked open in the ground. The three demons fell into the pit of fire and were instantly turned into ashes! On seeing this, I immediately burst into tears.

After my celestial eye was opened, I encountered tribulations each time I entered the sitting meditation. A firm righteous mind has helped me to overcome each tribulation encountered. Fortunately, I was granted the opportunity to become a Dafa practitioner. I am grateful to Master for purifying my body, strengthening my righteous thoughts and for arranging a smooth cultivation path!

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I recently enlightened to some things I saw with my celestial eye. I want to share them with fellow practitioners as a reminder to cultivate ourselves more diligently and save more sentient beings. I saw that every Falun Dafa practitioner has many abilities, which connect with the abilities of other practitioners, just like chemical bonds in molecules. While we cooperate with others, others also cooperate with us.

The bonding issue among practitioners made me realize that no matter what we do to validate theFa, it is impossible to do it on our own. No project can be done completely independently from others; even confidential projects require cooperation among practitioners. When we use stories from a Dafa website to clarify the facts about the cultivation practice, it is a most simple form of cooperation with practitioners who run the media.

To illustrate the issue by example: Graphite and diamond are composed of pure carbon, but they have completely different physical properties. In a diamond, the carbon atoms are arranged tetrahedrally [composed of four lateral planes in addition to the top and bottom]. It forms a strong, rigid three-dimensional structure that gives a diamond extraordinary strength, hardness and durability. On the other hand, the carbon atoms in graphite are arranged in horizontal, hexagonal arrays. The planar arrays are loosely held together through weak stacking forces, rendering the graphite soft and slippery.

Thus, if a cultivator only focuses on his own project and doesn't pay much attention to other projects, he will lose his connection to others, just like the loose structure of graphite. Then, the evil can easily take advantage and separate him from other practitioners.

It is true that each practitioner works on different projects. It is not possible for everyone to join the same project or take part in all projects. But no matter what we do, we must form one indestructible body. Under the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) persecution policy to “bankrupt them [practitioners] financially,” many practitioners have lost their jobs and suffered large financial loses. But that wasn't the end of the persecution.

The evil entities arranged all kinds of investment traps to test whether a cultivator has the attachment to personal gain and profit.

In most cases, these entities took everything from a Dafa practitioner. While it looked impossible for the practitioner to make a living through hard work, they would arrange an opportunity to make easy money, which appealed to the practitioner. This was to see whether the practitioner believed in Master or gave in to his greed.

Through my third eye, I saw that all the financial management programs, including stocks, different funds, and virtual currencies, are products driven by people's greed and under the control of evil entities. Even if someone profited from the investments, the profits itself carried a lot of karma and resentment from those who had lost the money.

Some investment programs are disguised forms of usurious loans. Those who participate in it became an accomplice of the loan officers. A practitioner shared that after he made some quick money through an investment program, he immediately lost the equal amount of money in other areas. He realized that if the money is not yours, you cannot keep it.

I also saw that once a cultivator becomes attached to profit, the evil would place a black, malignant tumor in his body. The tumor grows hand in hand with his attachment while destroying his righteous thoughts and other righteous elements in his dimensions. When the tumor reaches a certain size, it would manifest in this dimension, which may be in the form of bankruptcy or severe physical tribulations. In some cases, the evil waited to destroy the practitioner at the last moment, when the practitioner is close to reaching consummation, before taking him down. All of these arrangements are very evil, and none of us should get trapped in them.

Such problems weren't a simple matter of one exchanging de for money or making dirty money. It involves the issue whether one truly cultivates and whether one believes in Master. It also disgraces the sacred title of “Fa-rectification Period Dafa Disciples.” No matter whether one gains or loses money in those programs, one is helping the evil destroy mankind and will be punished for that.

For those who have already gotten involved in these activities, it is not too late to withdraw from it now. When we truly realize the problem and have a sincere heart to do better in the future, Master will help us.

Some practitioners have strong attachments of curiosity and quest and read novels. When they could not find such stories on Dafa websites, they began to read fantasy novels on the internet. But often times they would become mentally confused and lax about doing the three things after reading the novels. The more they did not feel like doing the three things, the more time they might spend on reading the fantasy novels, resulting in a vicious circle.

Fantasy novels and other fictions that can be downloaded from the internet are also part of the old forces' arrangements. These confuse people with modern concepts, notions and temptations, preventing people from following traditional wisdom taught by divine beings and the ability to obtain the righteous Fa.

Behind the words in fantasy novels are all kinds of demons controlling different desires. When a person reads it (which means one is pursuing it), those demons will get into the person's body, replicate themselves and control the person to do bad things.

Some practitioners also like to read mysterious stories or experiences on popular Chinese websites or blogs written by some so-called cultivators. Some people claim to be Dafa cultivators. Think about it: while the persecution is still going on in China, how can the evil regime allow a Dafa cultivator to publish their stories on a popular Chinese website? Doesn't that tell us something?

These articles usually fall into two categories: some are published by special agents to find opportunities to persecute Dafa practitioners, and others are written by real Dafa practitioners who have a strong attachment to showing off. When their articles were rejected for publication on Dafa websites, they turned to other websites, looking for an audience to satisfy their show-off mentality.

Worse still, some practitioners consult with someone who claims that his third eye is open instead of evaluating things based on the Fa when they encounter a cultivation test. These were all arrangements by the old forces to make cultivators stumble.

Some practitioners argue that they had read Dafa books many times and that they could not enlighten to anything after reading them; that's why they turned to fantasy novels for “enlightenment.” Instead of looking within, they turned to looking externally.

When we do not enlighten to new insights when reading Dafa books, it's very likely that we need to improve ourselves. Many practitioners are so devoted to doing the three things that they do not have the leisure of feeling “lonely” or “bored.” Practitioners who feel lonely or bored need to look within and truly cultivate.

All of what I see is from my limited level. I hope fellow practitioners will use the Fa as guidance. Please kindly point out anything improper.

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Qing Feng #fundie en.minghui.org

As my 75-year-old mother returned home from grocery shopping seven years ago, she fell suddenly and lost consciousness. She was sent to the hospital. My family and I listened to the doctor explain the images of her CT scan. He told us that many places in her brain were clogged by blood clots. Even if he could save her life, she would be a vegetable. Despite the shocking prognosis, I had the thought that my mom is a Falun Dafa practitioner and that miracles can happen.

My mom suffered from many physical problems—severe malnutrition, high blood pressure, and heart problems. She had lost her hearing in one ear. She often went to the hospital when she felt discomfort here and there. She took handfuls of medicine every day, which caused her body to swell. She was so weak that it seemed she would collapse at any time. Everything changed when she took up Falun Dafa in the summer of 1997.

“This is a great practice! How come I heard about it so late!” she exclaimed. Her excitement caused her face to appear rosy, a complexion we hadn't seen in her for a long time.

“Let me tell you what happened,” she said to us. “I was walking by the river the other day. I heard some music and then, I felt someone push me from the back. I turned around and didn't see anyone. I became curious and followed the music. It came from the Falun Dafa exercise site. The assistant was very friendly and inviting. I stayed there and learned some movements from her. I didn't quite learn all the movements, but I felt so relaxed and comfortable. My body felt very light. It was so magical!”

We were all amazed by her experience. We supported and encouraged her to keep learning Dafa.

She told me that she had fever-like symptoms one day. She skipped dinner and went to bed. She woke up in the middle of the night and had sweat all over her body. The odor resembled that of a mixture of medicine. Then, she felt really comfortable, and her body temperature returned to normal. She realized that the Teacher of Falun Dafa was purifying her body for her.

Now in good health, my mother has become independent and often helps others. Because she had never gone to school, she found it difficult to read Zhuan Falun, the main book of Falun Dafa. Seeing her sincere wish to learn, we agreed to teach her. While reading the book to her, I also took up the practice. She joined several reading groups with other practitioners. Eventually, she was able to read the entire book.

The good days didn't last very long. When the nationwide persecution of Falun Dafa was started in July 1999, our lives were turned upside down. Upset about the demonizing propaganda against Falun Dafa being broadcast across the country, my mom decided to try her best to let people know the facts. She often went to the countryside or residential neighborhoods to distribute pamphlets about Falun Dafa and tell people her story. For doing this, she was sentenced twice, and her pension was withheld by her workplace.

I recall my mom lying in the intensive care unit seven years ago. The doctor and nurses worked hard. They inserted all kinds of tubes into her body—an oxygen tube, a feeding tube, and a urinary catheter. She appeared to be in another world. We continually spoke to her, but she never responded. Seven days later, she woke up from her coma. She told me that she went to a heaven-like place, where some Taoist immortals were welcoming her. She said to them, “I'm a Falun Dafa practitioner. Master Li Hongzhi takes care of me. I don't belong here.” A dark shadow flashed in front of her eyes, and she woke up.

We were all astonished to hear her story. This was a real life-and-death test for her. With her strong faith in Dafa, she made it through.

Still, her body was badly damaged. Her left leg was disabled, her left hand was paralyzed, and the left side of her mouth drooped. She also appeared to be hyperactive and had difficulty concentrating. For example, she wanted to drink water one minute and then wanted to use the restroom a minute later, or she kept changing her mind about where she wanted to go.

Things were worse in the evenings. She got up four or five times during the night to use the bathroom, so whoever was taking care of her was unable to sleep all night. I was really frustrated and couldn't understand why this had happened to her. However, after so many years of cultivation in Dafa, I knew that things all have karmic ties and that nothing happens accidentally.

Teacher said in Zhuan Falun:

“Furthermore, how will you practice cultivation if you do not have any worries or troubles? How can you do the exercises comfortably and restfully? How can there be such a thing?”

I felt enlightened. As Falun Dafa practitioners, we cultivate in the mundane world and among worldly troubles. There is no easy path for cultivation. My mom needed my help, and I had to help her. The simple wish of helping Mom resume cultivation turned out to be an arduous journey for me. I began to read Falun Dafa books to her, even if she only listened to one word or one sentence each time. I told myself to have confidence and be patient with her.

Other Falun Dafa practitioners also joined me in reading the books to her and talked to her about their cultivation experiences. Gradually, Mom calmed down. She concentrated and listened to our reading the book to her, extending the time from ten minutes to fifteen minutes, and then half an hour. Dafa also manifested its power in her. As time went by, the more she listened to the books, the quicker she improved.

She began to read with us, and then she began to recite the poems from Hong Yin. Her mouth didn't droop anymore, and she could get up to use the restroom at night by herself. I am really happy for her and also deeply grateful for the practice and Teacher.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I had the amazing experience of recovering from a serious car accident in nine days.

On the evening of May 11, 2016, I was out on my electric bicycle putting up truth-clarifying posters. I planned to visit four villages, which were about three miles away. I had visited three of the villages by midnight. It was about 1:30 a.m. when I finally finished at the last one. I had expected to return home at around 2 a.m. The electric bicycle saved a lot of time and I planned to use it again.

I got to the main road and it was very busy, even at that late hour, so I took extra care. Then something happened. When I came to, I found myself lying on the ground. I tried to sit up but I couldn't move. Every part of my body was in agony. My head felt like it had been hit by a baton.

I couldn’t recall what happened at all. I finally sat up and found myself at the side of the road, my electric bicycle lying next to me. The road was still busy. I felt a warm liquid flow over my ear and I thought it was raining. When I wiped it off with my hand, I discovered it was blood. I checked my bicycle again and noticed the back seat was broken. I realized that I had been hit by a car.

My first thought was to send forth righteous thoughts. I didn't think this was a big deal. I believed that I would recover soon after doing the Falun Gong exercises. I tried to stand up, but I couldn't. I thought I should call my husband, but I realized that he didn't have a car to come get me. I decided to get home by myself.

I started to pray to Master and recite the Fa:

"I'm Li Hongzhi's disciple, I don't want other arrangements or acknowledge them"--then they won't dare to do that. So it can all be resolved. When you can really do that, not just saying it but putting it into action, Master will definitely stand up for you. (Fa-Lecture During the 2003 Lantern Festival at the U.S. West Fa Conference)

After I recited the Fa a few times, I felt better and found that I could stand up. I checked the bicycle again. The handlebar was a little bent but I was able to straighten it. My sense of direction was off, so I leaned on my bicycle and began to walk along the side of the road. Now I realized how badly I was hurt. My hands hurt when I grabbed the bicycle handle. My left palm was bleeding, and I felt many injuries on my face. I felt two cuts on the back of my head where blood was oozing out down to my ears. My left elbow was injured. My ribs might have been broken, since every movement was very painful.

I didn't stop sending forth righteous thoughts. When I was almost back at my village, the road conditions were worse. I could hardly continue. I was dizzy and wanted to vomit. I really wanted to stop, but I knew that I couldn't. I prayed to Master to help me get home. Finally, I was there. My husband was waiting for me, and it was 3 a.m. When he saw me, he was shocked. “Were you attacked? Why are you bleeding?” I told him that I had been hit by a car. Then I realized that the bleeding had already stopped.

My husband helped clean me up. I felt dizzy and nauseous again. He said, “You must have suffered a concussion.” With his help, I changed and cleaned myself. The dizziness and nausea came and went, but I was not affected. Instead, I kept sending forth righteous thoughts. When I felt better, I laid down and fell asleep.

The next day, my eyes, lips, and the left side of my left face were badly swollen. A neighbor visited me and urged me to go to the hospital. I told her that I was fine. “My head was bleeding on the way but it stopped before I got home— Master helped me.” I told her that I didn't need any medication. Doing the Falun Gong exercises was a hundred times better than any remedy.

I did the exercises and studied the Fa every day, and soon the left side of my face and left eye recovered. The right side of my face and my right eye had turned black. My husband said it was because there was blood in my brain. I told him I would be fine. I knew Master was helping me. Four days later, my face and eye were fine. By this point, nine days had gone by, and all my injuries had healed. I had totally recovered. Falun Dafa is so amazing!

Besides doing the exercises and studying the Fa during those nine days, I also looked inside. I discovered that I often blamed other practitioners for things.

Before the accident, the practitioners in my area were busy working in an orchard. Each of them only took few copies of truth-clarifying materials to post, so I had to take a lot more copies. I blamed them for not helping more. That loophole gave the old forces a chance to persecute me.

I don't know how to thank Master enough. Only with Master’s help could I have recovered from a serious accident in nine days. I realized that, as practitioners, no matter how difficult the situation, as long as we are steadfast in our faith in Dafa and Master, we will eventually get through.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

Another practitioner and I planned to see the Shen Yun performance at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Connecticut. However, when I checked the weather forecast on Friday, it said that there was a 50% chance of snow between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. I thought that the weather might discourage many people from attending the show.

Since I was off work that Friday, I decided to send righteous thoughts every hour on the hour. I saw through my celestial eye a green bead in the sky above the theater, which made me think that we should go to the theater before the show and send righteous thoughts.

I also saw snow on the way to Connecticut and Faluns. Above the theater, I saw the last name of the practitioner I was going to see the show with, along with a Falun. I immediately called the practitioner and said, “Our mission tomorrow is to clean up the evil that is attempting to keep people from going to the show. We must protect and help them to attend the show.”

I also said that I could only eliminate evil elements from the dimensions designated to me, and I could not do the same in others' dimensions. We agreed to send righteous thoughts at the top of every hour to clear up the weather for the following day.

When I woke up at 4:00 a.m., the weather forecast had not changed. I decided to meditate and clear up the weather later.

My celestial eye showed me that Master was surrounded by a big fire. I felt very sad to see Master suffering for us. A week prior, I saw that Master was hit by the evil’s “nuclear bomb.” Although Master blocked the scene with a white matter, I still saw that he was bleeding.

I was shocked to see Master’s horrific wound. After I finished meditating, the weather forecast improved. Light snow was predicted between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.. I began to cry, knowing that Master suffered burns so people could attend the Shun Yun show. I knew that what I had seen was just the tip of the iceberg.

We left for Connecticut at 10:00 a.m.. We did not encounter snow or rain on the road, despite the forecast of snow for New York. Entering Connecticut, the weather got even better. It remained sunny until the show ended at 4:30 p.m. After we got back to New York after 6:00 p.m., there was a light drizzle.

The show was a huge success, and the theater was packed. I was so happy for the audience members. They had no idea how much Master suffered in order to save them. My heart was crying for Master’s boundless compassion. I also felt ashamed that we did not do our job well and let Master down.

I got a message from a practitioner at 10:00 p.m. on March 24, 2017. Mexico City had a power outage one hour before the Shen Yun show was to begin. I immediately began sending righteous thoughts. I knew Master would not allow the old forces to commit such a crime. I was fully confident that the interference would be cleared soon. Shortly afterward, I got another message that the power had been restored.

Although I can only see a few things, every time I see Master suffering for people, I am shocked and deeply touched. I also feel extremely fortunate to be able to help Master in saving people. I have no idea how much longer I can continue to do this. I do not even dare to think about that. I can never do enough to deserve Master’s compassion.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I have been practicing Falun Dafa since 1997. Before I began to practice, I had many health problems, including chronic fatigue, stomach pain, and back pain.

I also had emotional problems. I took medication for many years but was never cured. A month after I began practicing Falun Dafa, all my illnesses disappeared.

The following is one of my experiences that demonstrates the power of Dafa.

Mr. Liu is a TV repairman. He had a shop near my son's place of employment. Mr. Liu's son became very ill in 2011, when he was just nine years old. He was hospitalized for three months.

The child was diagnosed with lymphoma. The tumor was located near his heart, so surgery was not an option. The boy had to have chemotherapy for 30 months, according to the doctors, and it would be very costly.

To pay for the treatment, Mr. Liu was planning to sell his house and car. He asked the doctor if this would cure his son. The doctor said there was no guarantee.

Three months of chemotherapy left his child semi-conscious, unable to speak, walk, or eat. The doctor told his father that the boy did not respond to chemotherapy and there was nothing more they could do for him.

I went with another practitioner to visit the family when I heard about this. We brought with us the main book of Falun Dafa, Zhuan Falun. We talked to the father and told him about Falun Dafa.

I said “Your child is very sick. If you and your family truly believe in Dafa, a miracle can occur.”

He chose to believe in the goodness of Dafa and quit the Chinese Communist Party.

We asked the family to take turns reading Zhuan Falun to the boy for 24 hours straight. We also told them to frequently repeat, “Falun Dafa is good! Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good!” They all agreed and continued for 20 days, at which time the boy woke up and had rice soup and half a bun.

Within three weeks, he could eat and talk. After another 20 days, he had gained six pounds, and, by the end, he was walking.

The child was taken to a well-known cancer center in Beijing just three months later. He had a full body CT scan, and not even a trace of the tumor was found, which confused the doctor, who asked many questions.

This boy is now a healthy junior high student.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

Falun Dafa has benefited many people in our community. Here are but four brief examples:

My husband had a heart attack, leaving him unconscious one morning in December 1996. The doctor said he had many illnesses, the most serious being cerebrovascular insufficiency (a condition that results in obstruction of one or more arteries that supply blood to the brain). The doctor told my husband his life was in danger and suggested that he quit working and stay home to rest.

I had a friend who practiced Falun Dafa. She came to visit my husband and brought the book Zhuan Falun. It is the main book in the practice of Falun Dafa. She told him, “Dafa can save you. Follow the teachings and do the exercises, and you can regain your health.” My husband read the book and learned the exercises. His health improved, and within a couple of months, he was able to walk to the stores, tend the farmland, and herd the sheep.

He biked to the wheat field during the summer harvest season in 1998. As he crossed the intersection, a tractor knocked him to the ground and one of its wheels rolled over his ankle. The driver of the tractor offered to take my husband to the hospital. My husband moved his ankle and said, “I'm okay, my skin is just scratched.” Bystanders were amazed and happy for my husband. After seeing Falun Dafa's incredible effect on my husband, many people in my village who suffered from illnesses came to learn the practice.

My son fell off the roof of our house after having had a few drinks in the spring of 2013. I was in the house when I heard him fall. I found him unconscious. I held him while I repeated “Falun Dafa is good!” My son woke up soon afterward. He recuperated over the next 20 days and was able to do some chores. Less than two months later he found part-time work harvesting wheat. He is not a practitioner, but wonderful things do happen when one believes that Falun Dafa is good!

My sister was working inside a shed with five other women in 2013. They were counting tomatoes while people outside were burning corn stalks. A strong wind came and spread the flames to the curtain hanging at the shed window. The shed quickly filled with fire and smoke. The women could not find the exit and were having trouble breathing. My sister remembered what I told her to say whenever she was in trouble. She told everyone to yell, “Falun Dafa is good!” A puff of wind cleared a path so that they could see the door. They ran out of the shed, it collapsed and burned to the ground. Many in the neighborhood believe that it was Falun Dafa had saved the lives of those women.

A 70-year-old lady in my village could not walk because of the pain in her legs. She began to practice Falun Dafa in 1998, hoping to be healed. The pain was gone a few months later. She quit the practice when the persecution began. An abscess appeared on her leg. She went to a doctor to have it removed. The abscess kept returning and the sore festered and turned black.

The doctor said she had inflammation within blood vessels and advised her to have the leg amputated. A Falun Dafa practitioner suggested she return to Falun Dafa practice. The woman agreed. She resumed the practice, and stopped taking medication and seeking other treatments. Her husband was upset with her. He scolded and beat her for not seeking medical treatment. However he told her, “If you get well from the practice, I will practice too.”

The woman is in perfect health now, and her husband has begun to read Zhuan Falun. Her family is grateful to Dafa and Master Li (the founder and teacher of Falun Dafa).

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Xiuyuan #fundie en.minghui.org

I was illiterate when I took up the practice of Falun Dafa. I couldn't read. Yet I still wanted to get a copy of the book Zhuan Falun, the main text of Falun Dafa. I figured that my children could read to me when they had time.

One night, while my children were asleep, unable to read, all I could do was embrace the book.

I complained out loud to Master Li, “My children are so slow! How long will it take me to finish the book? Wouldn’t it be much better if I could read whenever I wanted to?”

I fell asleep afterwards and had a dream, but it seemed so real!

In the dream, Master Li opened the book for me. I was terribly nervous and said that I couldn’t read. He put the book down and dug something out of my ears. He opened up the book again and asked me what I saw. I said that it looked like window paper-cuts, with a lattice network of squares. He put the book down, patted my head twice, and left.

I yelled, “Master! Master!” I wanted to get up, but I couldn't move.

My daughter read to me the next day as usual. When she read the first line, the second line of characters jumped out! And then the pages turned pink! I told her I could read the characters.

She was surprised and asked me if I had a fever. I said that I didn’t have a fever, but it was true, I could read. She didn't believe me, so I read the next few characters to her. She asked what had happened. Tears flowed down my cheeks, and I told her that Master had taught me to read.

She thought that this was truly miraculous, and I agreed. I couldn't believe that I had such a dream and could suddenly read!

I am now able to read all of Master's writings. I even wrote to government officials and urged them to stop the persecution of Falun Dafa. I have also written articles about the persecution.

I had nephritis, gastritis, an irregular heartbeat, and a serious gynecological disorder before I started practicing Falun Dafa in 1996. I sought all kinds of medical treatment, but I just got worse. I then developed kidney stones and wanted to die from the pain.

A friend visited me when I had given up all hope. She urged me to practice Falun Dafa. My body was purified, and my health restored a month after I began the practice. It was then, many years ago, that I had this dream and became able to read. I am very grateful to Falun Dafa and Master Li.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I started to cultivate Falun Dafa in 1999. Following Master on this journey, I have witnessed many miracles. I would like to share two of them.

Another practitioner and I went out to distribute materials and put up posters. We saw a utility pole for an overhead electrical line at a busy spot and tried to put up a poster on it. My left hand accidentally touched a wire that had no insulation. Colorful sparks zapped my hand. I wasn’t afraid, but I had to pull my left hand from the wire with my right. Then I put the poster up on the pole.

I left. A few minutes later, my left hand hurt like there were needles poking it. But the pain disappeared a short time later, and I felt fine. I looked back and saw the wire was connected to a high-voltage transmission tower. I thanked Master for protecting me.

I visited a wonderful place in another dimension. It was a sacred place full of flowers. I heard music from far away and many small pink flower petals floated toward me. They were very fragrant. The petals lifted me up and took me to a beach, where divine beings were singing “Falun Dafa is good.” They all looked young. They welcomed me.

The ocean was boundless and very calm and smelled sweet. Far out in the sea, I saw several gold islands supported by giant gold lotus flowers. The islands radiated gold light. A gold pavilion on a giant flower floated to the beach. There were many different kinds of fruit on the table in the pavilion. A divine being invited me to enjoy them. I told him that I needed to go back to the human world, because I had to do the three things with Master, that many people are waiting for me to be saved, and I needed to fulfill my oath.

I told them to remember “Falun Dafa is good.” They nodded. They wished me tremendous success.

This is just part of what I saw. Many wonderful things cannot be described with words.

With Master's protection, I have walked on the path of cultivation till today. I will do the three things well and save more people, cultivating diligently.

Thank you, Master. Thank you, fellow practitioners. Thank you, Minghui editors. You have been working hard.

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Zhiqing #fundie en.minghui.org

On August 10, 2005, my classmate's husband suffered severe burns from a gasoline fire. More than 90 percent of his body was burned.

When he was taken to the Jixi City People's Hospital, he was in excruciating pain. He was taken to a separate ward and only his wife was allowed to see him initially.

I accompanied his family to the doctor's office to consult about his condition and medical treatment. I asked the doctor, “How much is needed to cure him?”

The doctor looked at me and responded, “How much? It's not an issue of money, but whether he will even survive. In my experience, within seven days someone with his injuries will show symptoms of dehydration, renal failure, and systemic organ failure that will lead to death. The family should be prepared.”

His family was heavy-hearted upon hearing these words.

I went back to the ward and saw him moaning in pain while receiving electrotherapy. I told him straight out, “If you can follow my words, I can guarantee your recovery. I have a special prescription.”

He saw a line of hope and said, “If you could make me better, I will do whatever you ask.”

I said, “Are you a CCP (Chinese Communist Party) member?”

He replied, “No.”

I then asked, "When you were younger, did you join the Communist Youth League and the Young Pioneers?"

He said, "Yes, I am a member of the Youth League and Young Pioneers."

I talked to him about quitting those organizations. “As Heaven is going to annihilate the CCP, you will stay safe if you quit the CCP, the Youth League and Young Pioneers. Let me help you quit them.”

He understood and responded positively. “Isn't this what Falun Gong talks about? I've watched their DVD and read their pamphlets. Falun Gong was wronged. I know that Falun Gong is good. Just help me quit those CCP-affiliated organizations.”

“I will help you quit these organizations,” I said. “As of now, you've quit the Communist Youth League and Young Pioneers. There are spiritual beings three feet above one's head, so you will be well protected from now on. Next, let's start reciting these nine words, 'Falun Dafa is good. Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.' It works only when you say them sincerely.”

He exclaimed, “Great, Falun Dafa is good!”

“You do not need say them out loud. It's alright to say them in your heart. Never think of your illness, but focus on reciting 'Falun Dafa is good' and you will see miracles.”

He promised to follow my words immediately. I purchased a video player for him so that he could listen to Dafa music – “Pudu” and “Jishi.” I often went to see him in the hospital. Every time I visited I heard him murmuring “Falun Dafa is good.”

One time he told me that he saw a crowd of small figures busy doing something on his body that made him feel very comfortable. He listened to Pudu and Jishi whenever he was in pain. As time passed, his condition stabilized and he began to improve. Meanwhile, he received intravenous infusions every day.

The doctor was surprised to observe his quick recovery. He said “It's a miracle that you are still alive! It'd be quite normal for you to have passed away by now. Since this hospital was established, we've never seen a patient survive who was burned over 90 percent of his body.”

To my regret, we didn't tell the doctor the facts about Falun Gong. It's Falun Gong that saved him.

More than two months later, he had recovered completely and was able to go home. There was no major scarring of his face or body – he looked as normal as anyone. As his wife, son and parents witnessed this miracle unfold, they all believed in Falun Gong and also quit the CCP and its affiliated organizations.

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Yuan Ji #fundie en.minghui.org

My name is Yuan Ji. I was born into a farmer's family in Shandong Province, China. I started practicing Falun Gong in January 1999, to heal my illnesses. After I started the practice, all my illnesses vanished.

Years later, I stopped practicing due to various forms of interference. One day, I fell very ill and was diagnosed with severe diabetes. I was hospitalized for over four months, which cost me upwards of US$10,000. The doctors told me that there was no cure for diabetes, and the best they could do was to help control the symptoms with medicine.

My fellow Falun Gong practitioners shared with me and encouraged me to resume studying the Fa. But I lost my confidence and thought that Master didn't want me. One afternoon at 6:00 p.m., I saw two small Falun rotating in front of my bed. I watched them for four minutes. They disappeared when I tried to focus in on them.

I was delighted, as I knew Master was still protecting me, even though I was not cultivating well. I was speechless before Master's compassion and grace.

I then resumed reading Zhuan Falun, the main text of Falun Gong. A miracle occurred a few days later. I went from taking four insulin injections a day to taking one pill a day. A few days later, I didn't need to take any pills. I went to the hospital for a checkup, and the doctor said that everything was fine with me.

This is one of the many miracles that happened on me since I started practicing Falun Gong.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

My nephew’s wife was diagnosed with terminal-stage lung cancer in April 2006. It had already spread to her liver, intestines, and lymph nodes. As the local hospital was unable to treat her condition, the family prepared to travel to a specialist hospital in Shanghai for treatment.

My husband and I were stunned when my nephew broke the news to us. I realized that Dafa could save my nephew’s wife and immediately advised her to sincerely ask Falun Dafa’s Master for help, by reciting the phrase “Falun Dafa is good.” The family is very supportive of Dafa, and my nephew and his wife had quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) years before. I earnestly told my nephew and his wife, “Miracles can happen when a person recites this phrase with sincerity and belief.” I also gave them a few Dafa protection amulets.

During their first night in Shanghai, my nephew’s wife was in so much pain that she was unable to fall asleep. Following my advice, the family immediately began reciting, “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good,” while sincerely asking Master Li Hongzhi, the founder of Falun Dafa, for help. My nephew’s wife immediately began to feel more comfortable and managed to fall asleep.

The hospital performed diagnostic scans the following day and discovered that the cancerous lumps had significantly diminished in size. Doctors prescribed an expensive medication for my nephew’s wife and sent the family home.

The medication began to lose its effect within a year and a half, however, and her condition deteriorated. Her face developed a grey pallor and her skin became extremely dry and wrinkled. She suffered from constant shortness of breath and a persistent cough, which left her unable to eat or sleep.

At this critical juncture, I knew that only by cultivating in Falun Dafa could she be cured. I visited the family and advised her, “Why not try to practice Dafa. The power of the Buddha Fa is boundless, and only Dafa can save your life at this point. People are beset by disasters and sickness according to the amount of debt they owe. Only Dafa can compassionately absolve this karmic debt.” Convinced, my nephew’s wife agreed to try. I lent her a copy of Zhuan Falun and a set of CDs containing recordings of Master’s Guangzhou lectures.

I visited the family daily to read Zhuan Falun aloud to her. Her condition began to improve rapidly, and after the third day, she discovered that her cough and breathlessness had vanished. Her appetite and ability to sleep were soon restored, and her complexion became rosy. Within twenty days, her health was restored and she resumed her daily chores of doing laundry, cooking, and taking care of her grandson.

Her ten-month-old grandson also benefited from Dafa. The child had previously refused to drink powdered milk. His mother also had difficulty producing adequate amounts of breast milk, so my nephew’s grandchild was extremely thin. After listening to the Fa for three days, he began to drink the powdered milk in increasing quantities, and quickly gained weight, until he reached a normal weight for a child of his age. This unexpected development shocked the family.

Worry over his wife’s illness had caused my nephew to develop severe insomnia. Three days after I began reading the Fa to his wife, his insomnia vanished and he managed to sleep restfully.

After forty days of cultivation practice, my nephew’s wife visited the local hospital for a checkup. Doctors there discovered that the tumors in her lungs had been greatly reduced, while the others had completely vanished. The family rejoiced upon hearing the good news. My nephew’s wife immediately called to thank me. I told her to instead thank Dafa and Master for performing this miracle!

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I obtained the Fa in 1997. My health was extremely frail before I started cultivating, and I was constantly ill from severe asthma attacks. The stress from my illness caused me to become a very introverted, indecisive, and timid person. Within a month after I began cultivating, my illness vanished and I recovered to full health. Dafa also changed me for the better and I became a more selfless, wise, and decisive person.

My family has also benefited from Dafa. My eldest sister was diagnosed with mid-stage breast cancer in 2005. After her surgery, her doctors prescribed a course of expensive chemotherapy. However, since our family was not well off, we were unable to pay for the treatment. I advised her to study the Fa with me instead. “Even if you undergo chemotherapy, there will still be side effects from the treatment. In contrast, the Buddha Fa is boundless and able to grant miracles.” She listened to my advice and started learning Dafa. Her cancer went into remission, and ten years later, she remains in perfect health.

Another sister underwent surgery to remove a rectal tumor in December 2011, and only broke the news to me after the surgery. I paid her a visit and saw that she was in bad shape. Her complexion was pale and she was barely able to lift up her head. To obtain some relief I asked her to recite the phrase, “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.”

She laughed sarcastically and asked, “My illness is very severe. How can reciting a few words cure my illness?” I replied, “You’ve seen how bad my body was previously, and how fast I recovered after cultivating in Dafa.” My sister retorted, “You have been practicing for the past ten years. It is only natural that your health has improved.” I said, “Why not try reciting the phrase and see how much benefit you will obtain?”

Convinced, my sister took a Dafa protective amulet from me and recited the phrase “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” That night, she managed to sleep soundly and the bags under her eyes also disappeared. This experience convinced her to practice Falun Dafa.

Three days after obtaining the Fa, my sister was able to walk around her home and eat a small quantity of food, including bread and fruit. Her doctors had initially prescribed chemotherapy, but subsequent examinations confirmed that the chemotherapy was no longer needed. My sister’s cancer has been in remission for the past five years and she remains in perfect health.

My family and relatives have benefited much from Falun Dafa, and I have shared these stories of our experiences in order to express our gratitude towards Dafa.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

Looking back at my 20-year path of cultivation, I realized that as long as I aligned myself with the principles of Dafa and treated myself as a practitioner, the wonders of Dafa manifested all around me.

I was a sickly child and had a severe blood disease. As an adult, I had a skin disease and hemorrhoids for over 10 years. My husband only cared about his work and never expressed concern for my health. He didn't come home on holidays and ignored our child's education. Gradually, grudges against him accumulated in my heart, and my health began to decline.

In 1995, my husband was unjustly accused of wrongdoing and lost his job. He only received 300 yuan per month, which caused a crisis in our family of seven people covering four generations.

I couldn't accept what happened and vowed to sue the corrupt officials who framed my husband.

During this period, my husband and I started to practice Falun Dafa. After I watched the video of Master's first lecture in Guangzhou, I didn't need reading glasses and all my illnesses disappeared—including an incurable one. My husband's liver disease was also gone. For both of us, resentments subsided, and we no longer wanted to sue others.

The persecution of Falun Gong officially began on July 20, 1999.

At 2 p.m. on July 21, 1999, a group of officers came to my home and took me to the police station. I was calm and brought two documents with me: one was a national survey on Falun Gong, and one was related to legal aspects concerning freedom of belief. I gave the two documents to the police.

One officer asked me to sign a subpoena. I asked, “What crime have I committed?” I was released around 10 p.m.

The next day at 8 a.m., I was again asked to go to the police station. One officer asked me how I practiced Falun Gong. I told him that I did the exercises and read the teachings every day. They then set six restrictions on me and let me go by 10 a.m.

In the afternoon, I went to a provincial government building to appeal for the right to practice Falun Gong without being arrested.

On July 23, I was detained again. I didn't reply when interrogated and was held for a week. Every night, four officials from my workplace were forced to stay with me. However, I continued to do the exercises every day.

On the fifth day, I was asked for an interview by a TV station. I refused.

One official from my workplace told me that the interview would only last for a minute. I said: “I won't speak for even half a minute. I don't want to appear on TV no matter who asks me.”

That day, I saw Master's Fashen, many of them. At night, I saw Master sitting on the moon. I knew that he was encouraging me, and hinting for me to do well by getting through this trial.

I safely returned home from the police station and knew, in my heart, that Master was looking after me all the time.

A leg cramp caused me to fall and hurt my lower back back in July 2002. The pain was severe, making it impossible for me to sleep at night. For over two weeks, I had dysuria and constipation. But I didn't think about the symptoms and just kept doing what a practitioner should do: studying the Fa, doing the exercises and sending righteous thoughts.

I still went to rural areas with other practitioners to talk to people about Falun Dafa. After less than three weeks, everything was back to normal and I was healthy again.

At times, I was obsessed with ordinary matters and not diligent in cultivation. This created a loophole in my cultivation, and I believe led to a fall. In October 2002, I fell and injured my lower spine. I studied the Fa, sent righteous thoughts, and recited:

“When it is difficult to endure, try to endure it. When it looks impossible and is said to be impossible, give it a try and see if it is possible. ” (Lecture Nine in Zhuan Falun)

A month later, I was as good as before the fall.

This time I didn't ask other practitioners to help by sending righteous thoughts for me. I realized that I should deal with the injury myself because Master is looking after us. It is up to us to choose between human thoughts and divine thoughts. As long as we follow the Fa and behave as practitioners, the wonders of Dafa will manifest all around us

There is no trivial thing in cultivation. We should pay attention to cultivating solidly and be strict with ourselves.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

A practitioner had a terrible dream that felt very real. He woke up horrified. “Please help record my dream,” he said, “to alert practitioners who are still making mistakes regarding the attachment of lust.” Below is his recollection.

In the dream, I was among a group of practitioners, but none of us knew each other. One of them said, “We will reach Consummation the day after tomorrow.”

After that, I saw that their complexions and bodies become very beautiful and young. I also carefully looked at my own feet and found that they were different from before. At this time, another dimension appeared. I saw a dark house that contained many practitioners, but they had not cultivated well. I also saw a very bright house in which people lived carefree, easy lives and had everything they wanted. The scenery was extremely beautiful and sacred. It appeared that everyone there had completed their cultivation.

However, I felt that I was not up to the standard for staying in that house, so I moved on to look for my place. I saw a crowd of practitioners all waiting for the Grand Judgment that would determine their destinations. Suddenly, from the sky descended a large metal plate with iron chains on both sides. I knew that everyone had to stand on this plate and await their destinations.

I saw a practitioner stand on the plate. The plate moved slowly and then tipped over, and he fell into a pond. There were three such ponds of equal size. One was for cultivators who had committed financial sins out of greed. The second was the pond of lust, which was filled with snakes, insects, and fire. A lot of practitioners fell into this pond, one after another. The third pond was full of black water, with the people inside wailing loudly.

It was my turn to get on the plate. The plate stopped over the pond of lust, and I fell into it. I panicked and did not want to live any longer. I felt a snake bite me and, I was in extreme agony. I could not die and had to experience that agony over and over again. I saw one practitioner after another fall in.

I woke up suddenly and was filled with a fear that I could not shake off. I knew that I did not cultivate well and had committed the sin of lust. I was filled with extreme regret!

I remembered that a practitioner and I talked about the attachment of lust some time ago. I had not realized that the issue was so serious. I started paying attention to it and began to study the Fa more and send righteous thoughts more often. My cultivation state improved.

However, I slacked off again recently. Master did not give up on me, so he used this dream to tell me of the horrific consequences if I cannot complete my cultivation.

There really is not much time left, so I've made up my mind to correct myself and cultivate away all attachments, especially the attachment of lust.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

At sixty years of age I was in bad health. I could not climb steps because of arthritis, and had to crawl to get upstairs. I was unable to do any work on the farm and had to rely on an assistant to get around.

My neighbor saw me suffering and introduced me to Falun Dafa. However, I had been poisoned by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) propaganda against Dafa, and refused to believe my neighbor.

One day, my pain became unmanageable. My wife took me to the hospital along with our savings of 40,000 yuan. The doctor said, “It is necrosis, a condition that develops when too little blood flows to tissues and they die. After more tests, you will need surgery and many treatments.”

We were worried. We wandered into the hospital courtyard. We saw a small red bag hanging on a tree, were curious and took a look at what was inside. It was information about Falun Dafa. The pamphlets were filled with stories of how illnesses were healed after practicing. I was amazed! We decided to go home and talk to our neighbor about learning Falun Dafa.

The practice far exceeded my hopes and expectations. I was able to walk without a cane after I practiced Falun Dafa for just three days. It did not take long for my feet to recover completely.

I am grateful for my complete recovery and happy life. Falun Dafa is amazing!

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

My daughter practiced Falun Dafa at the age of three. Before the onset of the persecution in 1999, I took her with me when I talked to people about this cultivation practice, to group practice, and to group Fa-study.

When she was not feeling well, she told herself that she was fine because Master was protecting her. As she became a teenager, she began to struggle with her sexual identity. I asked Master to give me courage and compassion, so that I could help my daughter, and she ultimately returned to cultivate in Dafa.

My daughter turned into a withdrawn teenager and no longer wanted to share her thoughts with me. I thought that this was just a phase, but gradually she became even quieter.

When I read her diary one day, I found out that she was struggling with her sexual identity. This was shocking news and I almost collapsed.

I knew that only Dafa could save her, but she refused to read Master’s teachings with me.

“I know Dafa is good,” she said, “but the requirements are too high for me. You go ahead and cultivate, and I will do what I’m fond of.”

Our friends said that they knew many young people who were lesbians or homosexuals, but we could not accept the fact that our daughter was a lesbian.

To help her resolve her identity crisis, I took her to psychologists and tried a number of different methods, but nothing worked. Ultimately, I no longer could discuss the subject with her. She even signed an agreement to end the father-daughter relationship with my husband. We felt desperate.

We could only hope that she would change after entering college, but that did not happen either. She actually dated another girl.

I cried every time I thought about her. Since we could not face each other, I began to write to her. While watching her sound asleep one night, I typed a very long letter to her with tears in my eyes.

“Dear daughter,” I said, “you’re my only child. This world is a pit filled with poisons, but you should not fall like so many others have done.”

While we were in despair, I heard a voice in my mind that said, “Falun Buddha Fa, the mighty Buddha powers are boundless.” The world brightened and brought happiness to my mind.

Master said,

“I can tell you, we're cultivators, so you need to treat all of the sentient beings around you as compassionately as you can.”

“I think that you absolutely shouldn't be discouraged or apathetic. Do this compassionately no matter who it is, and with a compassion that can melt steel you'll be able to do it well.” (“Explaining the Fa During the 2003 Lantern Festival at the U.S. West Fa Conference”)

With hope rising in my mind, I pleaded, “Master, please help my daughter return to Dafa.”

As I was feeling hopeful, my daughter and husband had another fight. She was so upset that she left home and stayed overnight in an airport. Fortunately, she called me and after some discussion agreed to stay at her friend’s place.

After she came home a week later, I made her favorite food, and treated her just like before. I treated her with unconditional compassion.

I began to read Dafa books in her room after she returned, and also shared with her my cultivation experience and the beauty of Dafa. I noticed that she did not turn away, so I suggested, “Shall we read Dafa books together again?” She replied, “Mom, I’ll read Zhuan Falun with you tomorrow.” I could hardly believe my ears. Thanking Master from the bottom of my heart, I said, “My daughter is back!”

We finished watching Master’s nine-day lecture DVDs during the following two days, and also read Zhuan Falun repeatedly. At night, my husband watched the Nine Commentaries of the Communist Party DVDs with us. When it was showing practitioners being tortured, my daughter said with tears in her eyes, “Mom, if the evil people are not punished, there is no heaven’s law.”

She also enjoys the NTD television programs very much, and asked her father to watch them with her.

“I’ve read hundreds of books since grade school,” she said to her father, “but only Zhuan Falun has changed me.”

Witnessing the extraordinary change in our daughter, my husband changed his attitude toward Dafa. He now reads Zhuan Falun with us.

It is Falun Dafa that brought good fortune to my family and the return to a harmonious life.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

After reading some articles about letting go of lust, I would like to share my experience. Some practitioners around me have been interfered with due to lust, and I am among them.

Some practitioners who appear to cultivate diligently also have these problems. They include some older practitioners, some couples who are both practitioners, and some who had let go of lust a long time ago. I was enlightened because it is the last stage of Fa-rectification, and those attachments will surface. We should identify them, pay attention to these problems, and let go of them.

Below is what I saw when I sent forth righteous thoughts in the group. This is a personal sharing, and I hope fellow practitioners can judge it based on the Fa.

I saw all Dafa disciples in different corners of the world kneeling down, facing Master. Master stood on a gigantic lotus flower, surrounded by peaceful clouds. Master's appearance changed constantly, sometimes appearing as a Buddha, sometimes as a Dao, and sometimes as a divine being. The disciples all called out to Master, “Master, it is time to return. Please bring us back home!”

Master quietly pointed toward a sea, where tides rose and fell and the bank was crowded with boats. There were a man and a woman there who looked like the old forces. The woman had a pink lotus flower in one hand and a gourd with medicine in the other. She poured the liquid in the gourd onto the roots of the lotus. At the microscopic level, it consisted of tiny worms called Gu, a legendary venomous insect. The man did the same but with a black lotus flower; tiny worms called Huo could be seen at the microscopic level. They put the lotus flowers into the sea, and those black worms and pink worms tangled together. The water instantly turned smooth and psychedelic, with pink bubbles. The sea was called the “sea of ending relationships,” also known as the sea of suffering and the sea of desire (corresponding to the demon of sentimentality and the demon of lust).

The sea of suffering is boundless but does have a shore. The sea of lust seems endless, but it does have a bank.

On the other side of the sea was Tiananmen Square, above which were layers upon layers of heavenly beings waiting for the final judgment. They all looked on seriously and were awaiting the final order. (Jiang Zemin was also there, appearing as the eye of a dead fish. A hook from heaven was waiting for him.)

An elder with the appearance of a Dao was holding a knife. A black flood would come from heaven to immerse the earth.

All Dafa disciples, including those who had passed away, would board the ferryboats at the sea and sail to the other side. After the final judgment, they would ascend to heaven in broad daylight (bairi feisheng) from Tiananmen Square. Every Dafa disciple who can ride over the sea must be pure. Anyone who has even a tiny bit of hidden lust or sentimental desire would be ruined by the sea and buried there along with their boats, never to reincarnate. The million and billions of years of waiting, along with Master's merciful salvation, would be in vain.

We are the hope of sentient beings, and we shoulder the enormous responsibility of assisting Master to rectify the Fa. Our friends and relatives around us are all here for the Fa and rely on us to return. We cannot be buried in the sea of suffering because of our own desires.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

My eight-year-old daughter is very diligent in studying the Fa and doing the exercises. She has transcribed Master's three books of poems, Hong Yin, Hong Yin Vol. II, and Hong Yin III.

One day Master opened her celestial eye, allowing her to see many beautiful and magical things in other dimensions. She also came across many evil beings and eliminated them by sending righteous thoughts. She saw that when practitioners had a group Fa study, the energy emitted from everyone formed a large ball of light and eliminated many of the evil beings.

We are a family of four and we look like petals of a lotus flower to her. The petal is gray if the person did not cultivate diligently and pink if he/she studied diligently. We understand that our family is a small cultivating entity and no one should lag behind. Therefore, it is important for us to study the Fa together.

One time many practitioners gathered to send righteous thoughts for a practitioner who was unlawfully incarcerated. She saw in another dimension that the practitioner was surrounded by many evil beings, which the practitioners eliminated. However, the evil beings were replenished the minute they were eliminated. Every practitioner was sitting on a lotus flower petal and she sat in the center of the flower. Master was above them supporting their efforts. There were also many heavenly soldiers joining in to eliminate the evil beings, and the scene looked magnificent.

Falun Dafa practitioners must work as one body to form a powerful entity.

My daughter sees Master daily, saves a seat for Master at the table, and waits for him to finish eating. My family feels honored and blessed.

Her older sister did not cultivate diligently in the past. Now, from seeing her progress in another dimension her sister has improved significantly and does the three things well. Her sister suffered from a number of illnesses, which may have been linked to her indulging in playing bad video games. After the family sent righteous thoughts they were eliminated.

When her sister lied, her body became darker, and after she improved, it turned white again. She also saw in her sister's dimension many divine tigers, elephants, and lizards. If her sister practiced Falun Dafa diligently, the animals would eliminate the evil attacking her. If her sister was not diligent, the animals made her feel terrible as a warning for her to study the Fa better. Her sister once threw a tantrum and she saw her sister's sentient beings kneeling down and begging her family to save them and their lord. They said that they would suffer or die if we could not help her sister.

She saw that the worlds of practitioners who cultivated well were beautiful and spectacular, and the sentient beings had abundant food and lived wonderful lives. The worlds of practitioners who did not cultivate well were gray and shabby and the sentient beings were miserable, lacked food, and were attacked by the evil beings.

My daughter said that Master often wrote words with an ink brush. I meditated with one leg crossed because I was afraid of the pain. She said that Master wrote down words for her to tell me, that a lot of karma could be eliminated if I meditated with legs double-crossed. She told Teacher that she could meditate in the full lotus position and that she was not scared even if it may break her legs.

Her father was working very hard to earn a living and seldom studied the Fa. She said that Master was worried and had her tell her father to go home during his lunch break, study the Fa, and send righteous thoughts. When her father went out to distribute Falun Dafa materials, she saw that Master happily gave the materials to many Buddhas and Bodhisattvas in heaven. This made us realize that doing the three things well is sacred.

The little practitioner sent righteous thoughts at school and asked her classmates to quit the Chinese Communist Party and its affiliates. All 51 of her classmates quit within just three days. She sends righteous thoughts during recess. She could see the blackboard through her teacher's body and could see and hear what was going on in the nearby classroom. She could see with the back of her head and her nose.

When we send righteous thoughts, our light columns appear to her soft like water if our righteous thoughts are weak; they are powerful and look like fire and rockets if they are strong.

Everything is alive in her eyes and she can communicate with all things around her. She saw that our computer was female and the printer was male. When we make truth materials, they are very happy if we encourage them.

One time I was attached to lust. She saw that there were 1,000 demons of lust in my dimension. They were very tall, their bodies were red, and they had noses like elephants and ears like cats. She asked Master to help her and she eliminated the demons with righteous thoughts. Within less than five minutes, I felt relaxed and more comfortable than I had ever felt before. She told me that Master surrounded me with white lights. I was very touched. Master helped me with everything he had and the only way I could repay him was to progress more diligently.

A few days later a friend visited me. I held a grudge against her. She told me that there were 10,000 demons of lust in my dimension. I was shocked after realizing that being angry could allow demons of lust to enter my dimension. It is important to rectify our every thought so the evil beings won't exploit our gaps.

The little practitioner saw Master behind me giving me wisdom when I needed it. Master held my hand and helped me write this article. She asked me, “Is it going smoothly? Master is helping you.”

I wrote this article to help other practitioners understand what happens in other dimensions. Words can't express my gratitude to Master for being there when we need him and I can only repay him by studying the Fa diligently.

Thank you Master, thank you fellow practitioners.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

After I submitted an article to the Minghui website, it was time for sending forth righteous thoughts. I saw an image of me flying to a round structure, and I was aware that this was a representation of my article arriving at Minghui's mailbox.

I looked at the Minghui mailboxes and they had various images of cultivators. None of the images were the same since the cultivators' origins were different. Because of this, their understandings varied, and their individual cultivation states and attachments were not the same, either.

The editors seemed to categorize the articles; in the other dimension, various types of performers were arranged into different lines behind stages, waiting for their turn to play. For their roles, they might need to change to different costumes, or add another piece of jewelry. This was like how the editor would change the title or tweak the content of an article.

When it was time for the players to perform (it was also the time in human dimension for the article to be published), they stepped out onto their respective stages. These individual stages, representing each article, could combine into a large one that was viewable to the entire cosmos.

Each show was unique and contained its own intricate meanings and connotations. They were performed to inspire, enlighten, and awaken the sentient beings who were still not awakened to the truth yet.

This stage also revealed the state and realms of various gods. It was eye-opening for the celestial beings and terrifying for evil beings.

During the entire process, Master, as well as all the righteous gods, watched and guarded the performances, making sure that the performers would not be disturbed.

After witnessing that, I felt that submitting articles to Minghui was a serious and sacred matter. We all should have righteous thoughts and a sense of solemnity when doing so.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

My son is a sophomore in college. He used to read the Fa and do the exercises with us at home, and he was very healthy then.

Things changed when he went to college. He lost the cultivation environment that he had at home and started to play video games. When he came home during the summer vacation, he looked pale and tired. During sleep, he had seizures that lasted up to two minutes. He was scared and we asked him to read the Fa and do the exercises with us. After reading and exercising, the symptoms went away.

Back at school, he stopped reading the Fa and doing the exercises. His seizures returned two months later.

My son was addicted to video games and could not control himself when he was not with us. So I took him to the hospital, and after a checkup, the doctor told him that his condition was due to computer radiation. The doctor said that video games make the brain too excited, which can cause nerve damage. The doctor recommended that he not play video games.

During his winter vacation, I read the Fa with him and he soon returned to normal. His face looked clear and rosy.

He said Dafa was amazing and decided not to play games again.

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I grew up on a farm and had many illnesses in the past. They went away after I began to practice Falun Dafa, and I am able to work again. Because I've experienced so many remarkable changes, I often tell others about my experiences and about how amazing Falun Dafa is.

I worked as a nanny and took care of a 12-year-old boy. From birth, he could not speak and could hardly hear anything. I wanted to help him, so I repeated, “Falun Dafa is good. Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good” to him every day.

Two weeks passed, and nothing happened. I asked Teacher for help. A month later, the boy seemed to understand what I was saying and suddenly muttered a few words. At first, he could not speak clearly, but I could understand what he said. It was “Falun Dafa is good. Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” I was so excited.

The child's parents were astonished. They are highly educated and wealthy. They had taken their son to many eminent physicians, but no one could help him.

Today, the child can talk. Because his mother knows that Falun Dafa is special, she has also taken up the practice.

I received an urgent phone call one day in the autumn of 2014. “Hurry! Auntie is in the hospital. She's dying.” I rushed to the hospital. The elderly woman had fainted and fallen while she was walking. Even though she had received emergency treatment for 24 hours, she was still unconscious. The doctor told her daughter, “She is so old. There is no point in trying to resuscitate her. You should plan her funeral.”

I walked up to the elderly woman and said into her ear, “Falun Dafa is good. Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.”

To everyone's surprise, she opened her eyes a few minutes later, looked at us, and smiled.

The doctor was shocked and said, “It's incredible! This is wonderful! Falun Dafa is great!”

Afterwards, the elderly woman began to practice Falun Dafa. Her health greatly improved, and she could do many household chores.

One of my neighbors had been a member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for many years. He deeply believed in communism and stubbornly refused to listen to me. Whenever I talked to him about the evil nature of the Party, he shook his head.

One day, he had a stroke. His limbs were numb, his eyes and mouth became distorted, and half of his body was paralyzed. I visited him and talked to him again about withdrawing from the Party. He agreed this time. He was able to raise the hand that was paralyzed and said, “I now quit the CCP and its affiliates. Falun Dafa is good. I will follow Li Hongzhi, who teaches Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance.”

He started repeating, “Falun Dafa is good. Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” The symptoms of the stroke soon disappeared. After she heard about her father's amazing recovery, his daughter also wanted to learn Falun Dafa.

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I am a six-and-half-year-old girl. My dad is a Dafa practitioner, but my mom isn't. When I was two years old, Dad taught me that “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance are good.” When I was three, Dad started to teach me Master Li's poems. Now I can recite all the poems from Hong Yin I, II, and III. Every day after kindergarten, I reviewed at least 10 poems at home.

Whenever I fought with other children or was hurt, Dad asked me to search within for my own faults. For example, when I argued with others for toys or refused to play with them, I could find the underlying reason: I wanted to get back at them.

I also have had many amazing experiences. Dad mentioned that after Master's Fa-rectification, people who persecuted Dafa or had hatred toward Dafa would have no future. I was worried about Mom, so I asked Dad about her future. Dad said that, because she had not changed her attitude towards Dafa, she could be in danger in the future. After that, I always worried about her.

Once in my dream, Master was in his cassock and came down from heaven sitting on a lotus throne. He told me, “Both of you please keep cultivating diligently and your mom will change her mind eventually.” Master knew what I was worried about! It was really amazing. I told this to my dad, and he said, “We should cultivate more diligently and one day she will support Dafa.”

On another occasion, I saw a big eye in front of me staring at me. Dad explained to me, “Your celestial eye is open, and Master has given you a real eye.” Since then, I can always see rainbows through this eye. I told other children about it, but they seemed to be at a loss. Later Dad reminded me, “Other children don't practice Dafa, and cannot see it.” I didn't mention what I saw through my real eye to anyone again.

One day in dance class at the kindergarten, all the girls were very tired and wanted to rest, but would get in trouble if we complained. I suddenly thought about what Dad had told me, “When you don't know how to handle things, just recite 'Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance are good' and ask Master for help.” So I recited it in my mind and asked Master to help us. Soon the teacher said, “The girls can stop dancing! Boys, please start!” It was really amazing.

The other day, I accidentally poured a whole mug of hot water on my legs. It really hurt. After reciting “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance are good,” I immediately felt better and my pants dried almost immediately. Through this incident, I believed even more in Dafa and Master.

Dad asked me to recite every day at least 30 times “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance are good.” He also told me, “Don't fight back when you are hit or sworn at.”

Every evening, Dad told me traditional Chinese stories. Sometimes he spoke to me about gain and loss from the perspective of Dafa.

One day, I was playing with our neighbor's daughter. She asked me to steal some food for her. I didn't, so she hit me. When I didn't hit her back, I saw a white stone flying towards me, but I didn't feel anything land on me.

That evening I told my dad what had happened. He said, “It wasn't a stone--it was a block of virtue.” Dad praised me for not fighting back and told me, “All luck is converted into virtue, and virtue can be converted into gong for practitioners by Master. Remember, when others hit you, they actually give you virtue in other dimensions. You should be happy about that, rather than hate them.” Since then, I have been friendly to this girl, although she is not friendly to me. My dad praised me again.

I have had so many other amazing experiences on my cultivation journey.

Once in a dream, Master took me to visit heaven. It was a really beautiful place with layers of heaven and lots of good food. I really had fun there. I ate ginseng fruits and flat peaches that could all talk and they greeted me. In heaven I could swim and cross my legs in double lotus. I saw an Arhat who had failed to reach Consummation because of excitement. Then he resumed his cultivation, but failed again because of his fear.

Master also gave me divine powers. Master told me that I should not use divine powers all the time. I can only use them toward those who kill people and persecute Dafa practitioners. What a great Master! Sometimes I saw that Master is higher than all of Heaven. Sometimes I was even sitting on Master's hand. After I woke up, I told Dad what I saw in my dream. He was happy and told me not to be excited.

Dad also told me what the Red Dragon is. I told him what I saw in hell: the Red Dragon had been chopped into pieces to be fried, and the ghoul in Avici Hell ate every bit of it. Dad immediately recited Master's poem:

“Once the Red Dragon’s head is chopped off,
its tail severed and deep fried,
the meat sautéed,
Which ghoul in Avici Hell
wouldn’t want to eat every bit?”
(“Call It Quits” from Hong Yin III)

Dad also taught me Master's verse, “The Fa rectifies the cosmos, the Evil is completely eliminated.” I read this verse at the Monday routine flag-raising ceremony in kindergarten.

One Monday morning, I kept sending forth righteous thoughts, and the flag wasn't raised. On another flag-raising occasion, the rope holding the flag broke. The next time I simply used divine powers to tell the kindergarten director not to have the flag-raising ceremony. The director did what I wanted: we didn't have the ceremony at all.

Sometimes Dad was not so diligent, and I was able to remind him. One day he quarrelled with Mom, and she left home. After this, I saw skulls and rotten demons behind Dad. I told him about it. He immediately sat up to send forth righteous thoughts. Since then he has paid more attention to sending forth righteous thoughts.

On another occasion, Dad and I were studying Master's poems, when I saw skulls and rotten demons outside the window trying to break in. I told him, and we started to send forth righteous thoughts, but they didn't leave. Dad then conjoined his hands to cleanse his mind. This frightened the rotten demons away.

Later I asked him why, and he said, “When I was reading Master's poems with you, I let my mind wander, which was wrong. That was why the rotten demons dared to come.”

I again asked, “Why was our first attempt to send forth righteous thoughts not effective? Why did they leave after you conjoined your hands?” Dad explained, “If we conduct ourselves properly, rotten demons dare not to come. So I cleansed my mind again. We must keep cultivating ourselves more diligently.”

One day, my dad, other practitioners, and I went out to tell people the facts about Falun Dafa, and I was asked to send forth righteous thoughts to help. But I wanted to play and didn't do what I was told. I soon fell down. Dad helped me to find my attachment: I liked to play and didn't send forth righteous thoughts.

Now I can also point out Dad's attachments: He worries and holds anger. Dad is now trying to get rid of those attachments.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I am a 7-year-old practitioner. Since I was 5, I have studied Zhuan Falun every day.

Each time when I finish reading the entire book, I could feel a significant change both physically and mentally. I really feel that Master is looking after me all the time.

Now, I am able to join the group Fa study and sharing, and to be involved in projects for saving people.

This month, when I finished another round of reading Zhuan Falun, Master opened my third eye for me. Whether my eye is open or not, I can clearly see the scenes that occur in other dimensions when Dafa practitioners study the Fa and send forth righteous thoughts.

I told everyone, and we decided to write an article to share this because of Master's new article: “A Reminder,” and the Dafa Association's “Strengthen Sending Righteous Thoughts.”

What I see in other dimensions is limited, due to my cultivation level. This article is only for sharing. Fellow practitioners should regard the Fa principles as the sole standard to follow.

The book Zhuan Falun is really a treasure. When I read it, I can see various colors and glitter – the same as Master describes.

When I read the Fa, I see lotus flowers blooming on my lips. Many pink lotus flowers gradually grow bigger and bigger, descend on the book and then fade out.

Sometimes, I see those pink lotus flowers fly to the characters with Master’s image sitting in the lotus position. Master has blue hair and is very sacred.

The lotus flowers then form to become Master’s lotus seat; the process is extremely wondrous.

But, I also notice that when mistakes occur in Fa study, such as omitting a character, mispronouncing a word, or reading a wrong line, the lotus flowers from my lips turn grey and disappear quickly.

What surprises me the most is when I am in a poor state of mind, or am not paying enough attention, the lotus flowers show a black color, which is very ugly; I feel very sad about it.

Dafa practitioners cannot be perfunctory or not pay attention when it comes to Fa study. We must read each character in the book accurately and sincerely.

If we always produce grey or black lotus flowers, how much harm will we bring to ourselves and the beings around us?

One evening, my mother asked me to listen to Master’s Fa teaching, and I readily promised. As soon as my promise came out, I saw some golden lines appearing in the room.

Then I sat on the bed with my eyes shut, and I suddenly saw, from my third eye, a huge image of Master teaching the Fa while sitting on a lotus seat.

The golden lines were actually rolling up and down under the lotus seat. Numerous divine beings were sitting on top of their own thick round mats in the lotus posture to listen to Master’s Fa teaching.

They piously formed numerous layers around Master. Not far from Master, there was a gigantic golden palace, of which the magnificence was beyond anything that you could believe.

I told my mother what I had seen, which cheered her up very much. She said that Master had shown me the scene of Fa-study in other dimensions.

We should respect Master and the Fa more. My mother also reminded me not to be elated, and then she played a Fa teaching video.

At that moment, with my eyes open, I saw numerous Buddhas, Daos, Bodhisattvas and fairies fly into our room in an instant.

Layers upon layers of them were sitting in the lotus posture, and all the spaces in the room were taken. When Master’s Fa teaching started, each of these divine beings had Zhuan Falun in their hands and read carefully.

Since then, whenever I read the Fa on my own or listen to Master’s Fa teaching with other practitioners, I can see those divine beings every time.

As long as Dafa practitioners start Fa study, numerous divine beings arrived at the venue immediately and occupied all the spaces.

Master showed me that Dafa practitioners’ Fa-study is a very sacred event, for which we must show due respect. But in Fa-study, sometimes, I didn’t sit with a correct posture, fidgeted, or excused myself to drink water or go to the toilet.

I am aware that I was terribly wrong. Now seeing that every day I studied Fa with many divine beings in other dimensions, I really felt very sacred.

I hope my fellow practitioners can show due respect to Master and the Fa, and attach importance to the precious daily opportunity to study Fa!

Sending forth righteous thoughts is one of the three things that Master requires of us. I often see incorrect postures for sending forth righteous thoughts when family members are in a poor state of mind.

I also often cannot complete the whole process and end up going out to play.

Recently, Master allowed me to see the scenes in other dimensions of sending forth righteous thoughts, which was really a battle between good and evil!

At the four set times each day, when practitioners started to conjoin the hands to cleanse themselves, the evil rotten demons and dark minions, together with the Communist evil specter, appeared immediately.

They really did what Master described, lining up in position and ranks, and stomping. Sometimes, I could even hear the evil's shrill.

I was startled to find that when I was sending forth righteous thoughts in my mother's room, the evil jumped out of her working computer. The first two entities started to stomp, and other evil followers gathered together quickly.

Groups upon groups of evil beings held the five-star, red communist specter flags and shouted, “Left, right, left!” They lined up and jumped up fiercely, with various weapons in their hands, like swords, spears, red-tasseled spears and pistols.

Master set up a protective golden dome for each Dafa practitioner so that the evil couldn’t harm them.

The Gong sent forth by Dafa practitioners formed numerous light balls shooting at the evil. As soon as the evil touched the light balls, they disintegrated in the blink of an eye.

I told everyone what I had seen and they felt heavy-hearted.

My mother said that as she didn’t pay enough attention to sending righteous thoughts, and so the evil in other dimensions could be so arrogant and able to fight such a large scale battle.

Later, everyone studied Master’s new article “A Reminder” and the Dafa Association’s “Strengthen Sending Righteous Thoughts.”

We were all aware that we must make a radical change in sending righteous thoughts, overcome sluggishness, and assume the responsibility to save sentient beings and eradicate the evil.

After a period of time, Master allowed me to see another type of scene in sending forth righteous thoughts. When we were sending righteous thoughts in the sitting room, I saw the evil jump out of the TV.

This time, the evil was not in the same form as what I saw previously. They were in all various types of cartoon forms.

They jumped out of the TV and ran around the room in a panic.

Dafa practitioners sent powerful Gong forming numerous golden lights, which chased the mutated lives. As soon as the light touched them, they immediately disintegrated.

I was attached to cartoons too much. Though my parents didn't allow me to watch, I was still fixated on it — even watching cartoons at a friend's home.

Now, Master showed me that the cartoon figures were all degenerated lives far away from the Fa and should be targeted by Dafa practitioners’ righteous thoughts.

My parents discussed the issue with me and planned to get rid of all my ordinary books and toys. Dafa practitioners’ attachments provide an opportunity for the evil, which pollutes the energy field and interferes with the three things that we are supposed to do.

I suddenly recalled that Divine Beings were never near to two types of places at our home when practitioners came to study —the computer desk [for my mother's work] and the TV.

After seeing the scene, I realized that computers, TVs, and smart phones are all sources of evil lives.

As long as they are switched on, evil lives will come out and interfere with Dafa practitioners. Those degenerated lives are really filthy things that easily exert a negative influence. Even divine beings in other dimensions try to stay away from them.

Some practitioners, like me, are attached to those degenerated things. Whatever the situation, those degenerated lives interfere with Dafa practitioners’ cultivation too much, even directly affecting Dafa practitioners’ saving sentient beings.

I hope fellow practitioners can learn this lesson and strengthen sending righteous thoughts. Otherwise, when will the evil forces be cleared away?

With such repeated interference, how can we do our best to help Master?

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I have transcribed a million words of the Fa over the past four months, and gone through over 100 pencils in doing so.

I live in a town in the countryside. I talk to people about Falun Dafa and the persecution, and take care of my small business during the day. In the evening, I take care of my elderly parents and children. The time available for me to transcribe the Fa comes late at night, so on average I sleep about four hours a day.

I have experienced many supernatural phenomena during the process of transcribing the Fa. Sometimes the characters in the book became golden and transparent. I know that Master is encouraging me to continue.

When I am tired sometimes and close my eyes to recite “Falun Dafa is good” and “Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance is good,” I see celestial maidens and white clouds flying around me through my third eye, and the Dafa book glitters with golden light.

I know that behind every character in the Dafa books is a Buddha or a god, and every one of them has mighty power. So if they show their bodies in other dimensions it would certainly be like a magnificent flame.

Sometimes when I see small bright spots darting across the paper, I immediately send forth righteous thoughts to eliminate the interfering demons and low spirits. They quickly disappear.

There are a lot of mosquitoes during the summer and they often bite my legs. I don't know how many times I have been bitten, and don't pay attention to the pain or itchiness. I concentrate on transcribing the Fa and ignore the mosquitoes.

My house is on a main street and people sometimes park their car in front of our gate, blocking the driveway. I used to get frustrated and thought that those drivers had no consideration for others. I later thought that they may have come here to learn about Falun Dafa and be saved. So I endured what used to frustrate me.

When I changed my attitude and raised my xinxing level, they no longer blocked our driveway.

I had anemia when I was young, so my friends and relatives often brought me some dates when they visited. We believed that eating dates would enrich the blood.

My anemia disappeared after I started practicing Falun Dafa, but I was still attached to the dates. I would see them in my dreams.

I had a thought, “Will I still buy dates after I finish transcribing this book.” When I finished and was leaving my house, I saw a bag of dates at my door, with a note saying that it was a free promotional offer.

I realized that it was an attachment that I had to let go. Dafa encompasses everything. I don't need dates to enrich my blood!

The day that I let go of my attachment, I felt a strong energy flow through my body while doing the exercises. I looked in the mirror when I had finished and noticed that my face was a rosy color.

While transcribing the “Fa Teaching at the 2015 West Coast Fa Conference” I came to realize that we need to eliminate many attachments to science. For example, when we believe some foods are good for the health and some are not we are giving science too much weight.

A similar blind belief in science manifests when people go to the hospital, eat certain foods to cure ailments, or pursue a comfortable life by relying on modern technologies.

After four months of transcribing the Fa, I noticed another change in my appearance. The wrinkles on my face disappeared and my hair became dark and silky. My image in the mirror looks smooth, young and serene.

Transcribing Dafa has help to raise my xinxing level and increased my belief in Dafa.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I experienced a magical thing after I began practicing Falun Dafa: a talking alarm clock. It's a very conscientious clock that even knows me by name.

If this sounds a little strange, well – it was at first.

Before taking up cultivation, I always had a bad habit of loafing around in bed, even after I woke up. More often than not, this resulted in my running late for work and skipping breakfast. But I hadn't thought too much of it; it was routine, I guess.

After starting up cultivation, I needed to read the Dafa books and practice the exercises, in addition to working full-time. This proved to be difficult.

I planned to do the first four exercises at night, and meditate the next morning. But because of my bad habits, I often overslept and skipped out on the fifth exercise.

I started having dreams where people were pushing or hitting me, which seemed intended to wake me up. Other times, I heard the sound of the wooden fish (a wooden percussion instrument). I knew that this was Master trying to wake me.

I decided to buy an alarm clock, as I was feeling ashamed that Master had to be the one to wake me up at 5:00 a.m. every day, and not myself.

Originally, the clock would either ring or play music to wake me up. But one day, what I heard instead was someone shouting my name, “Wake up, Xiaohui! Wake up, Xiaohui!”

I was astonished to discover that my alarm clock was shouting my name, and it has shouted my name ever since.

On another day, I was sleeping soundly and didn't hear my alarm clock ringing. However, I woke to the sound of someone crying while shouting my name.

I was jolted awake from sleep and heard my alarm clock crying. The alarm clock's voice had turned hoarse after shouting for forty minutes.

“I'm sorry for tiring you out,” I said. I was very moved.

There were also a few times when the alarm clock shouted, “Wake up, fool! Wake up, fool!”

I knew that Master had enchanted the alarm clock to rid me of my laziness.

When the persecution started on July 20, 1999, officers from the police station, along with community members, often came to my house to force me to renounce my belief. I told them the benefits of practicing Dafa each time they came.

My 85-year-old mother always mentioned my alarm clock to these officers. She said, “This Falun Gong is extremely good! My daughter's illnesses were cured, and she's never had to take any medicine. There is also this alarm clock that she has. It's so magical. How could it talk and shout my daughter's name each morning? This is true. If I didn't witness it with my eyes, would I believe it?”

They were rendered speechless every time.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I am 75 years old and of Korean ethnic origin. I started practicing Falun Dafa on June 5, 1996. As most of the practitioners in my area were of Han ethnicity, I wanted to learn Mandarin Chinese. With nobody around to teach me, I thought to myself, “I will learn by transcribing Zhuan Falun.”

So I started by imitating the strokes of each character in the book. Although my wrist got really sore, I persisted day after day until I completed the entire book.

Something fascinating happened in the process. I did not understand any of the characters I wrote during the day. But at night I would have dreams where I held Zhuan Falun in both hands and read it fluently. Initially I had no clue what was going on. Later I realized that Master knew I was eager to learn Chinese and read the book, and therefore taught me how to read Chinese in my dreams. This solidified my belief in Master and Dafa, and strengthened my determination to continue my cultivation.

One day as I was looking at the characters in the book, I suddenly remembered how I read them in my dream. I was elated beyond words that I could read Chinese! Thus little by little I could read Zhuan Falun by recalling my dreams. At first it took me over five hours to finish a chapter and I was not clear about the meaning. So I would reference the Korean version to help me understand better.

Now, after 20 years, I can fluently read and understand Zhuan Falun in Mandarin and enlighten to the Fa principles without the language barrier. When it comes to other lectures and articles, however, I still have to read the Korean version.

My daughter, who can read and write in Chinese, did not fully believe that I had truly learned to read the book like this. She once sat next to me to verify that I was reading the characters correctly. As she realized the extraordinary nature of what had happened, she said, “You are like an earnest student studying diligently at a university. If you continue like this, you will surely succeed and achieve your goal.”

She is right indeed. I am an earnest student of the Fa of the universe. It is my true blessing that Master taught me the Fa!

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

Practitioners are aware that cultivators of the past had powerful Fa tools. As I understand it, Falun Dafa practitioners also possess Fa tools that are incredibly numerous, powerful, and envied even by gods and deities.

Many of our Fa tools were given to us by Master. They were given on each cultivation level a practitioner had reached. With these tools, we can eliminate the evil and resolve problems at various levels.

I have seen the powerful display of some Fa tools over the years and would like to share what I saw.

When I was sending righteous thoughts, I saw many bad substances in one dimension, and it was very difficult to clear them out. I was very worried and asked Master for help. He appeared, and gave me a red armored tunic. After I put it on, my body turned into a ball that rotated at a very fast speed, absorbing many of the evil elements.

The entire tunic had absorbed a large amount of degenerate substances. Master told me to take it off. He then handed the tunic to a deity and said to clean it well so that it could be used again.

While I was sending righteous thoughts to help a fellow practitioner, I saw a knife pointed at his chest that then proceeded to cut it open. Many dirty hearts in different colors were purged from the chest. They represented many ugly-looking beings.

The hearts that had an attachment to comfort were in gray clothes. They were laying there sluggishly, and their bodies were covered with worms and insects.

The hearts with an attachment to competitiveness wore red clothes, and every single section hid a soldier with weapons in their hands and on their feet.

Hearts that were filled with jealousy were tightly bound by densely packed poisonous snakes. It appeared that they were ready to suffocate the heart. The snakes bit others and itself viciously. Is it not true that when one hurts others, one also harms oneself?

Those with an attachment to human sentimentality were wearing colorful clothes, with countless hooks sticking out from inside. All kinds of sentiments were hooked to them.

Those with grudges against others had account books with dates on them, filling up the entire heart's capacity. Each account book had an ugly heart drawn on it, with a pointy tongue sticking out from the heart and sharp teeth around it.

The ones attached to resentment had a dark being inside the heart, giving off a foul odor. Those that were arrogant and looking down upon others had a being in their heart with a long neck sticking out, displaying arrogance, with their eyes looking upward. The self-protective heart had a being inside, like a boxer with two fists ready to ward off any blow. When I took a close look at the heart with an attachment to good life in the human world, it was no more than an inn with neatly arranged garbage.

While sending righteous thoughts, I saw that it was very difficult to eliminate each substance; after one layer of degenerated substances was cleared, another layer appeared.

I asked Master to strengthen my heart and he appeared again with all kinds of Fa tools in his hand, which dispersed when he opened his hands. Each Fa tool targeted a different attachment, and very soon the substances disappeared.

Master said, “For a cultivator, looking within is a magical tool.” (“Fa Teaching at the 2009 Washington DC International Fa Conference” from Teaching the Fa at the Conference IX)

Master has indeed given us the Fa tool of looking within, but it is up to each and every practitioner how he or she uses it.

There was an experience sharing article in which the practitioner said that he saw a tool that looked like an electric drill, when he was looking within. Upon eliminating an attachment, he saw that his heart was wrapped with a very thick shell, which the drill removed.

When looking within, I found a lot of human attachments, so I sent forth righteous thoughts. I thought that I would drill them away. Next, I saw a whisk, and each silk thread was retractable. There were countless whisks under each thread, and under these countless whisks there were more countless whisks. They were just endless. These whisks were cleaning my body from the most microscopic to the most macroscopic level, not missing any nook or corner.

Once my heart was cleansed, the whisk cleaned a cell as big as myself. One whisk was not enough, so countless whisks appeared to clean this cell. Everything within me was being cleaned, and it was truly a magnificent scene.

Suddenly, I had a deeper understanding of “Buddha's infinite grace.”

I also saw a deity laughing at me as if he was saying, “How could you use an electric drill to get rid of your attachments?” I also found it very pretty laughable myself. The Fa tools Master gives us are all different. We cannot just copy others in the use of these tools.

I also saw some Fa tools brought down by practitioners. They are all very powerful. I know that I had brought with me a green Ruyi, which to me means that it would help me fulfill my heart's wish. When I do things to validate the Fa and don’t want any interference, the Ruyi would play a role to gather all kinds of righteous factors.

I also saw that I have a Ruyi cover, which can protect those I want to protect; it can also cover evil and destroy them on the spot. However, some evil managed to escape. The Ruyi cover's coverage area is limited; I saw some fellow practitioners' Fa tools taking effect. Even so, some evil still escaped. Master then drew an even bigger circle, and this golden circle contained everything. Nothing could escape.

In the past, when I met up with a few practitioners, I knew that there was an arrangement made for us in remote history. It meant that when we were together, the tribulation one of us had come across would be resolved. However, a long time had passed, and the problem was still there. Master said when talking about the arrangements by the old forces,

“It's not limited just to this. Within the Three Realms they have done many bad things and made arrangements for many things that they wanted. What's more, many of those things have become warped. During the passage of such a long period of time, even the so-called gods of the old forces who originally did those things cannot resolve them. If there were no Fa-rectification they couldn't be resolved. There are a lot of things in the cosmos like that, and it's hard to resolve them without the arrival of the whole immense force of Fa-rectification.” (“Teaching the Fa at the 2003 Atlanta Fa Conference”)

After I read this paragraph several times, I sent forth a thought, “For all those lives that had formed ties with me in history, or things I had promised when in heaven, or lives that were involved with me in one way or another, I can no longer accept our arrangements. I will only accept the arrangements made for me by Master. I do not want to fulfill any of the arrangements made by the old forces or by myself.”

Then, my next thought was, “Everything must conform to the requirements of the Fa-rectification. Master makes daily arrangements, and I won’t allow anything to distract me. All beings who want to help me, play your role in other dimensions and do your best at the fastest speed.”

They needed to know and understand, so I said “Gods will keep a record of your contributions. As for what I had promised and things I am meant to resolve, Master will help me resolve them. You don’t need to worry about those things and should not stick to what had been arranged in the past. Do not distract me from what I need to do. Since you had formed ties with me, you should believe in Dafa and believe that Master will give you the best during the Fa-rectification.”

I often strengthen this thought and keep rectifying myself and everything around me to reduce interference.

It is a truly magnificent scene when we send righteous thoughts. Gods in the universe also come to help, and they use their power and Fa tools to eliminate the evil.

Fellow practitioners, let us change our concepts and free our minds. We must use our divine thoughts in handling issues we come across. Let us use our Fa tools and enable them to play an even more powerful role in the Fa-rectification.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

Over 20 years ago, I was paralyzed due to muscular atrophy. I could not stand up. We tried many therapies, but nothing worked. My family had to hire two people to take care of me in shifts. The suffering made death sound better than life.

In 1993, a Falun Gong practitioner introduced me to Falun Gong. I then had the good fortune to attend the Falun Gong nine-day lectures given by Master Li Hongzhi in Hefei, Anhui province, from November 21 to 29, 1993.

At the beginning, I didn't consider cultivating Falun Gong (aka Falun Dafa). All I had in mind was to heal my paralysis. But later, I came to a better understanding of Master Li's lectures. This is a high-level cultivation practice, which offers salvation to people, not something merely for health and fitness. Master Li will purify a person's body only if he or she wants to cultivate and return to his or her true self. And only if this person follows the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance can he or she be called a cultivator.

So, I developed a sincere wish from the bottom of my heart: I wanted to be genuine Falun Dafa cultivator. At that very moment, I felt a shock in my body, and I burst into tears.

I remember that at one of the lectures, Master Li asked everybody to stand up and to stomp our feet when he asked. Without being aware of this, I stood up too. With Master's instruction, I stomped my left foot, and then my right foot. Just like that, my paralysis was healed.

I was able to stand up, and I was able to move around. I was healed. I cried out excitedly but forgot to say “thank you” to Master Li.

After the lecture that day, everybody left. I realized that the person who carried me there every day didn't come to pick me up, so I walked out of the lecture hall and took a taxi home.

My apartment was on the fourth floor. I knocked on the door. Everybody, including the nurses, was shocked! Everybody cried excitedly. My friends and neighbors were all happy to see that I, who used to be paralyzed, now can walk everywhere. Many people started practicing Falun Gong after witnessing this wondrous event.

Falun Dafa renewed my life. I am deeply grateful to Master Li Hongzhi.

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Jing Xin #fundie en.minghui.org

It was very snowy last winter in northern China. The road was slippery and covered with frozen-over snow.

One day at approximately 10:00 a.m., I slipped and fell on my way back home from shopping at a supermarket. Things happened in a blur, and I was not aware of what had happened, but I could feel excruciating pain and could hardly breathe.

Five minutes later, I came back to my senses and tried to feel where the pain was. It was on my left arm. I saw that my left forearm was bent and loose. I prayed to Master for help while holding the bent part of the arm. I pulled it hard and clicked it back into place. It became straight and back to normal! I knew Master took care of it for me.

I sat up. Several passersby came to support me. I expressed my thanks and told them I was able to stand up by myself. I asked them to make a phone call to my family.

My husband is not a Falun Gong practitioner. When he heard the news, he urged me to see a doctor. I showed him my left arm, which was back to normal, but he insisted on taking me to the hospital. I understood his concern and agreed to follow him to the nearest hospital.

The x-ray film showed that both my radius and ulna in my left forearm were fractured. A doctor said my radius protruded at the joint and had to be set. I disagreed and told them that my bones would heal themselves. Hearing this, the doctor refused to provide any other treatment and did not make a splint for me.

We brought the x-ray film to a better hospital. A doctor examined the film and also identified the bone angle. He said they would set it for me. Before I had a chance to explain anything, the doctor had his assistant hold my left arm while he himself held me left hand, trying to fix the bone. However, I felt nauseous even when they touched my bone a little.

Finally the doctor gave up and made a splint for me. He asked me to rest for one day and come back to see him later.

After the day of rest, I went to see the doctor again. He asked me to take an x-ray. The x-ray technician was surprised at my bones.

“Don't move!” she said, so she could take a better look. “This arm has crushed bones.”

The doctor examined my film for a while, then asked me, “Has anyone set your bones after you fell down?”

I told him no one did and that I fixed it myself.

He was surprised. He showed me both x-ray films and pointed at the several crushed bones, which were now connected seamlessly.

He said my ulna had been fractured into at least seven or eight segments and my radius had crushed bones, too. But they were all connected well.

He only adjusted the splint and did nothing else. Finally, he reminded me to take care and use a cotton cover to keep my arm warm so that the blood could circulate.

I didn't use the cotton cover because my left hand and arm were warm all the time. Moreover, they looked tender and rosy.

Approximately ten days later, my left arm started stretching automatically. During the first several days, it stretched gently. In later days, it stretched with great force. I couldn't control it. It lasted for about one month.

On the twentieth day, I noticed that my left arm could move without a bandage. I started practicing the Falun Gong exercises.

Three months later, I went to make another x-ray. The film displayed healthy bones and joints, without any fracture. I went to see that doctor again. He examined the new x-ray film and told me I had recovered completely.

He was very surprised at my bones.

“They recovered themselves! Look, all the crushed bones disappeared,” he said. “You can no longer see them at all. The fractured bones returned to their correct positions. The bones look nice and neat. It's a perfect recovery.”

I was so grateful to Master: when I held my left forearm in the accident, Master had already set my fractured bones for me.

During the recovery, with only one splint, I didn't take a single pill, nor did I receive any medical treatment. My husband witnessed my recovery and the miraculous power of Falun Dafa.

He said, “You have a Master who protects you. If such an accident happened to an ordinary person, even high medical expenses might not get them anywhere.”

Thank you, great and compassionate Master!

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I was distraught and unable to sleep one night. My husband and son were sleeping soundly. When they did not respond after I called out to them, I poured cold water all over them.

This happened, however, before I learned Falun Gong. I had strong attachments to fame, fortune, and jealousy back then. I had swollen legs and severe back pain and was only able to sleep for about an hour at a time in bed. Then I had to sleep sitting up the rest of the night. Due to insufficient sleep, I was very short tempered, which got worse over time.

At the end of 1996, I “happened” to meet a Falun Gong practitioner who told me about the practice. I went to the practice site the very next day. As I did the exercises, there was a warm feeling on my back, which felt very comfortable. My heart was filled with happiness. When I slightly open my eyes, the sky was almost orange. After we'd finished, my body became relaxed and all my symptoms had been alleviated. It was something I had never experienced before. I immediately bought all the Falun Gong books I could.

Later, my home became a group study site. I studied the Fa teachings and did the exercises every day. I looked to the teachings to guide my life and to become a good person. Instead of being cold and introverted, I became cheerful and outgoing. Moreover, all my illnesses were gone. My family also benefited tremendously from my practice of Falun Gong.

One morning when I woke up in 1998, my left eye itched severely. It was swollen to the size of an egg. My husband persuaded me to go to the hospital. Several experts said that my eye was rotting. They said that I’d come to the hospital too late and that immediate surgery was now required to remove my left eye. The doctor said that, if the surgery was successful, I would only see some light with my right eye, and, if the surgery failed, I would be completely blind.

While my husband was completing the admission procedures, I was overwhelmed with the thought of losing my eyes. But then I realized that I was a Falun Gong practitioner and should remain calm. Suddenly, I felt compelled to leave the hospital right away. I stood up and managed to push through the crowd. I trotted out of the hospital, found a taxi, and left for home.

I was not home for long when my husband returned. He tried to drag me back to the hospital. I desperately clung to the door and told him that I would rather die than return to the hospital. He called our relatives. Over 20 of them came to our home. They were shocked when they saw my eyes and found out about the diagnosis. They cried and encouraged me to go to the hospital for surgery.

I knew well in my heart that the hospital could not cure my eyes—only Falun Gong would be able to help. I had no other options. However, my husband still insisted that I go to the hospital for surgery.

“Falun Gong is purifying my body as I eliminate karma,” I said. “Please give me two days. I will study the Fa and do the exercises at home for two days. Then, if my eyes improve, we will not go to the hospital. If it does not change, I will go to the hospital.”

He agreed, saying, “And if your eyes can be cured by doing the exercises, I will practice Falun Gong, too.”

So I calmed down and read Zhuan Falun in tranquility. I could not open my left eye and could not see well with my right eye. I was in tears. Then I asked my niece to read to me. My niece read in tears. She read and cried, read and cried. I said, “You should not treat me this way, you should have faith that my eyes will recover; if you believe, then miracles will happen. You must support me and believe that this is the real truth of the universe.”

Then we both calmed down. I listened attentively, and suddenly I felt my eyeballs moving. I no longer felt sick. After everything quieted down during the evening, I felt like I had a lot to say to Master Li Hongzhi (the founder of Falun Gong). I put Zhuan Falun on the table and knelt down. “Master, please save me!” I said. “Please give me two eyes. I am only 43 years old. I still have a long way to go.” Then I started to meditate in the full lotus position. When I hurt, I recited to myself, “When it’s difficult to endure, you can endure it. When it’s impossible to do, you can do it.” (Zhuan Falun)

When I woke up the next morning, my mind was crystal clear. I could open my left eye slightly without tearing. I then went to the practice site to do the exercises. I felt as if I levitated up high when I was doing the first exercise. When I opened my eyes, I saw practitioners in neat rows. While I was holding the wheel on both sides of the second exercise, I felt someone holding my arms and correcting me. I thought it must be Master encouraging me.

Two weeks later, my eyes were completely recovered. My family and relatives all witnessed the miracle of Falun Gong. Many of them got Falun Gong books and started to practice.

But three weeks later, my left eye was red and swollen for over a week. It happened several times. My husband still wanted me to go to the hospital. I kept looking inward and found out that I was not considerate of my husband: I was stubborn and attached to myself, often insisting on my own way. Even if I was wrong, I would ask him to be the one to apologize. No loss, no gain! Once I came to understand this principle of the teachings, my husband no longer mentioned going to the hospital, and my eyes did not trouble me again.

On July 20, 1999, the CCP started the brutal persecution of Falun Gong. My husband gave fellow practitioners 20,000 yuan and supported our efforts to go to petition in Beijing. A group Fa-study was held in our house and there were many experience-sharing conferences in our house as well.

My husband stood guard outside whenever there was a conference. When the practitioners who were forced to flee their homes stayed in our house, my husband often treated them warmly without thinking of personal gain and loss.

My husband suffered from lower back pain. When it became severe, he could only stand for a few minutes. In 2010, the doctor recommended he have spinal surgery. Our son sought the experts from Beijing to treat him. My husband asked me to pack up his stuff to prepare for the surgery. I said, “I do not agree with the surgery. Can they guarantee success?”

My husband said nobody could guarantee it. I replied, “Falun Gong can guarantee that. You have witnessed the miracle that happened to me.”

Thinking that I meant that I did not want to take care of him, he rushed out in anger. I immediately sent righteous thoughts asking Master to help my husband. I knew he should not have the operation.

About two hours later, my husband came back with his bag. He said, “Did you send righteous thoughts for me?” He said the doctors had recommended a conservative treatment, which required high technology. If the surgery was unsuccessful, he would be paralyzed for life.

Then my husband started reading Zhuan Falun, one chapter a day. He also watched the Shen Yun Performing Arts DVDs and read other truth clarification materials. Sometimes, he did the exercises. Two weeks later, his lower back pain was cured without any medical treatment. Moreover, all his other illnesses were gone. He is now in perfect health. However, he has not started to seriously practice due to fear of the CCP’s brutal persecution.

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Shenglian #fundie en.minghui.org

Half the year has passed, and I have a strong sense of urgency. What’s more, I feel that our time has been extended by our Master’s tremendous suffering in order for Dafa disciples to save more sentient beings at this most critical moment.

There are many questions I have to ask myself: Have I cherished the unprecedented opportunity of Master’s compassionate salvation? Have I advanced diligently in practicing Falun Dafa during the extended period of the Fa-Rectification? Is it true that I fully believe in Master and the Fa? Can I be considered a qualified Dafa disciple? Have I done the three things well to meet the standard set by Master?

Master taught us:

“Even now some people still can’t concentrate when it comes to reading the books. Those of you who do work for Dafa, especially, shouldn’t use any pretexts to conceal your not reading the books or studying the Fa. Even if you do work for me, your Master, you still need to study the Fa every day with a calm mind and cultivate yourself solidly.” (“Towards Consummation” from Essentials for Further Advancement II)

One day I read the section “A Clear and Clean Mind” in Lecture Nine of Zhuan Falun. My eyes fell on the words “A Clear and Clean Mind” for a long time.

Why didn’t I notice before that Master had used the word “Clean” instead of “Calm”?

There is a big difference in meaning between those two words, even though they share the same pronunciation (in Chinese) but have different spellings.

For a long time I had thought of “Clean” as “Calm,” as a result of my stubborn thoughts that had been unconsciously shaped by ordinary society.

What I had enlightened to in Dafa was that a superficial form of Fa-study shouldn’t be adopted. That is to say, through studying the Fa, I should be crystal clear about what I am learning.

Once while reading, I became distracted and drowsy. I knew I needed to pause in my reading to look for loopholes in my cultivation practice that the old forces were exploiting.

Looking within, I found I had had stubborn human attachments to thoughts that were formed in the human world. Obviously, they were imposed on me by the evil old forces who did not want me to obtain the Fa.

By interfering with me, they could easily make me deviate from Dafa.

I told myself that, henceforth, I must concentrate fully on the Fa with a pure and clean mind and with a down-to-earth attitude.

It was easier said than done, however. Although I stuck to my daily schedule to study the Fa, I was still distracted by my everyday people’s attachments.

For instance, in order to satisfy my curiosity, I often visited everyday people's websites or WeChat on the mobile phone to surf for all kinds of news. The news ranged from current political changes and scandal gossip, to therapies that increased longevity and the quality of life, etc.

In other words, I was thinking about how to have a better life in everyday society and was pursuing fame, material interests, and sentimentality. This took up a lot of my valuable time, which could have been used for Fa-study.

It was just like a frog that was content to sit in a pot of water that was warmed slowly until it was boiled to death. Shouldn’t I cherish the valuable time that is being extended by Master to study the Fa well and to save more sentient beings?

Having identified my attachments that caused this distraction, I took immediate action to eliminate them. It was clear that any distraction or selfishness could likely bring problems and ultimately affect the quality of my projects for letting people know the truth about Falun Dafa face-to-face.

I realized that wallowing in everyday people's websites was actually a disguised attachment to comfort, which had been arranged by the old forces. Most recently, I’ve been addicted to browsing the web on my phone.

As a result, my pursuit of love between a man and a woman was aroused again. I was even yearning for the happy, sweet life between lovers.

Dafa cultivation is serious. Nowadays, ordinary human society is very seductive and has a negative influence, which is getting stronger.

As Dafa practitioners, we can overcome any temptation if we cultivate ourselves well in Dafa. I believe that Master has made a way for us to escape those negative emotions.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

My wife and I started our cultivation in Falun Dafa in March 2015. We have experienced many miracles even though we haven't cultivated for very long.

My wife and I are both in our 60s. She had suffered serious rheumatoid arthritis and throat inflammation for many years. Her finger joints and ankles were terribly swollen, and she couldn't lift her arms because she had “frozen shoulder.” I had multiple injuries on my legs, knees, ankles and arms. Chronic headaches tortured me so badly I couldn't read anything for more than five minutes.

We heard about the benefits of Falun Dafa from several different practitioners and started practicing Falun Dafa following their recommendations. We have been blessed ever since. My wife's joints returned to normal and her other problems disappeared. My headaches stopped and I could read for a couple of hours with no problem. We can now go on long trips and even go hiking easily. The improvement in our health has validated the healing power of Falun Dafa! We have strong faith in Master and Dafa.

I had an unforgettable dream on October 28, 2016, in which I boarded the Fa boat and went to heaven. I would like share my dream with fellow practitioners.

In my dream, my wife and I seemed to have just left a train, but surprisingly found ourselves and countless fellow practitioners in a huge Fa boat. The copper-colored boat had a classic design and looked marvelous and beautiful! The bow and stern curled up high. Its flags flew in the breeze.

The middle of the boat had several floors of cabins and many people dressed in colorful clothes stood inside and outside them. Every smile looked familiar and benevolent. Every face radiated with joy and hope. People cheered but didn't shout. It was a warm and peaceful atmosphere. The boat was about to depart under a beautiful clear sky.

My wife and I stood at the lower side of the boat facing the shore with our hands upon the elegant rails. Looking up to the cabins, we saw thousands and thousands of fellow practitioners. Looking down, we saw waves and pebbles through the clear water.

Just an arm's length from us on the shore, crowds of people were bustling around in thick smog. None of them had a moment to look at us. We were surprised to see all the people, men and women, young and old, had dull-looking faces and lifeless eyes. Their movements were stiff. They behaved as they wished without a word to each other. We looked at them with an enthusiastic wish, but they completely ignored us.

Though we were so close to them, it was like two completely different worlds. I suddenly felt sad. Tears came to my eyes. It was a feeling I will never forget, a feeling of guilt.

A man dressed in a blue shirt and white pants shouted from the upper cabins, “Those who have boarded please take care of each other, and don't let any fellow practitioner be left behind. We are about to depart!” Yes, we all knew clearly that we couldn't miss this opportunity, as we had been waiting for it for thousands of years.

In a blink of an eye, we were in a divine world. Our bodies were light. A heavenly gate stood among the heavenly clouds. Every mountain looked like a Buddha. Every Buddha was as tall as a mountain. Along the roads were golden magnificent buildings with pillars decorated with jade. Pagodas, flying corridors, and pavilions were all in rosy clouds. The breeze was gentle. Incense burners, roads, trees, tiles, walls were all a shining golden color. No human words could describe the sacred beauty.

We walked forward devoutly, paying our respect at every temple we passed. Some temples had unique designs. One had a spiral-shaped wall around it. After circling around the wall, we saw statues of Buddhas either carved on the wall or in a recess. Every temple had Fa-guardian monks.

I entered a temple where a ceremony was going on. A sacred platform taller than a person was set up in the middle. Three Buddha statues with lotus seats were on the platform. Though I couldn't get close, I knew the one in the middle was the statue of Master! My wish finally came true. I stood up and put my palms together in a heshi gesture in front of Master's statue, disregarding the crowds of people around me.

I heard some loud wailing. A tall, strong-looking man with a big square face and big eyes had tears streaming down his face as he worshiped the Buddha statues. His clothes and hair looked like those of a terracotta soldier. After each kowtow, he knocked his head against the walls at his sides. He repeatedly kowtowed, wailed, and stood up. I could understand him. He had made a great wish to form a tie with Buddhas and had suffered tremendous hardship life after life, year after year, and finally stepped on this sacred land, finding his eternal home.

His penetrating wails shook my heart and I thought, “Why hadn't I been awakened to the Buddha Law earlier! Time is limited. Hurry up and let go of all attachments, remember what we promised, make progress diligently, and achieve righteous fruition!”

I calmed down and continued to walk up the hill. I saw a large ceremonial platform at the highest place. On the two sides of the platform were tall temples. Facing the platform were the Thousand Buddha Caves. On top of the three-floor ceremonial platform were three golden Buddhas, Master sitting on the lotus seat in the middle and two Bodhisattvas on the side. It was the majestic presence of Master's true body! Magic clouds lingered around him. The music arose. Buddha's grace illuminated all.

Countless practitioners continued to come to pay respect to Master. My wife arrived ahead of me. She stood still with her eyes closed and her hands pressed in front of her chest in heshi. I knelt down next to her, filled with gratitude to Master, but unable to utter a word. We were thrilled to see Master finally! We were with Master in person!

The alarm clock rang. It was 3:50 a.m., time for Falun Dafa practitioners around the world to send forth righteous thoughts. My wife was already prepared. I hurriedly got up and rearranged my clothes. My mind lingered on what I had seen in my dream, the departing Fa boat, the golden road, the golden tiles...the golden land of the Buddhas. Isn't it a golden heaven?

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Anonymous #fundie en.minghui.org

Police officers in our area have been frequently knocking on practitioners' doors recently in a harassment campaign. To eliminate the evil in other dimensions, my mother and I began to send righteous thoughts every day for three to four hours each time.

One day, I saw a huge pipe in the air. One end led to the local police department, while a monk wearing a thick black robe sat at the other end. This monk was one of the old force gods and was directing the police to persecute Dafa disciples.

As I sent righteous thoughts, my body began to emit rows of pure, white lotus flowers. They floated to the police department and moved up the pipe to the monk. However, as soon as they touched the monk's body, they were corroded.

I asked Master for help and immediately felt my body becoming huge. The lotus flowers that came out of my body changed from white to gold. They landed on the old monk's body and slowly eroded his black robe.

The old monk turned into a young monk and pleaded for mercy. I continued to send righteous thoughts. I saw Master put him into a huge sack and throw the sack into a vat next to the police department. A lotus flower covered the top of the vat, while a fire burned at the bottom of it.

Another old god replaced the monk. He was instantly captured and changed into a cute little monk, hoping that I would spare his life. I put him into a sack and threw the sack into the vat.

After the first meddling god was destroyed, a thick, sticky coat made of tiny spirits was all that was left. They turned into black, sticky oil. I asked Master for help and used fire to burn them. Once the evil was eliminated, the pipe used to send evil spirits to the police department turned into a golden energy column.

The scene changed to the local courtroom. I saw two old force gods in the sky above. I caught them in a sack and put them into the vat to be destroyed. Master asked me to search for the old force god's main spirit. I managed to find it, and Master blasted it to shreds. The vat was also destroyed at the same time. The shreds were absorbed by the lotus flowers.

Earlier, I saw an evil spirit in my house. When I looked for it, I found it trapped in a corner by the lotus flowers. I eliminated it, and the lotus flower cleaned up the black substance left behind. I could feel the bad substances in my surrounding area being cleaned up by the lotus flowers.

I also saw the police officers who were harassing Dafa disciples becoming weak, as if they had lost their spirits. Each time I sent righteous thoughts throughout the following days, I saw the police officers who were involved in persecuting practitioners thrown into hell. The police department and courtroom were razed to the ground. Master set a golden shield over the area. His law body, gods and dragons were sent to guard the shield.

Through this period of frequently sending righteous thoughts for long periods of time, I experienced the power of believing in Master and the Fa. I also realized the importance of studying the Fa and sending righteous thoughts.

As I wrote this sharing, I suddenly thought of Master's teaching:

“Our Falun Dafa will protect practitioners from deviating. How does it protect you? If you are a true practitioner, our Falun will safeguard you. I am rooted in the universe. If anyone can harm you, he or she would be able to harm me. Put simply, that person would be able to harm this universe.” (Zhuan Falun)

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

I have been cultivating Falun Dafa for more than 20 years and have gradually reached a state of enlightenment. My thoughts are connected with my bodies in other dimensions, which means that I can travel through different times and spaces. I am writing down what I saw when I traveled to a world in another dimension.

A local practitioner has been collaborating with me on Dafa projects. However, due to his tight work schedule and the birth of his child, he slacked off in cultivation and started to have very bad asthma symptoms.

I invited him over to my apartment, and for several days in a row, we studied Master’s teachings and did the exercises together. I helped him search inside himself. His symptoms improved, but did not go away completely.

After he fell asleep one night, I continued sending forth righteous thoughts. In a tranquil state, I could see his past lives. During a time in prehistory, he was the sea god, the same one described in Western mythology. He was the king of the oceans. The statues under the oceans were of mermen holding tridents. The offerings they displayed in front of their sea god were large white pearls inside shells. As I was observing the pearls, the ocean water suddenly lit up, and I could see shiny particles lining up, leading me towards a gate to another dimension.

In the other dimension there were three suns in the sky. When the temperature rose, the suns merged into one that radiated gentle, warm light.

I also saw several prosperous cities and towns. The people wore garments that resembled the Bohemian style in central Europe. The adult males were clothed in white fabric, with olive branches on their head that represented their social status. Females were dressed in red and gold, and they pulled their hair up. Young girls had their hair down and decorated with white lilies.

The knights took me to a group of buildings made of white jade stones. Different colored roses were blooming, and the air was filled with a pleasant fragrance. There were huge white pillars decorated with gold engravings in the main lobby. The ceilings were decorated in the same style. A rectangular water fountain took me through the main lobby to the golden royal throne. I saw white pearls on top of the water fountain. By the royal throne were 12 smaller seats. The furnishings were exceptionally rich and luxurious, but the vast palace was empty and quiet.

Outside there were a variety of landscapes with flowers and trees, as well as different architectural structures. I came to a round white building called the Crystal Palace, which was surrounded by many pillars. The inside of the palace was all crystals. The ceilings were transparent, and inlaid in the floor was a huge red rose in full bloom. Sitting south and facing north was a tall portrait of my fellow practitioner, opening up a Falun Gong banner in Tiananmen Square. He had a calm smile on his face and his eyes looked firm and fearless.

Hanging on the walls of the palace were portraits of this practitioner’s different images in his different lifetimes. One of the pictures showed him as the sea god holding a trident.

Light shone down on me in the center of the hall from the transparent dome. Suddenly, stars, galaxies and celestial bodies appeared in the center of the hall around me, as if I had entered the vast universe. In the center of the celestial body was a tiny galaxy surrounded by golden light—that was the small universe of our planet Earth.

Outside the Crystal Palace, a large number of divine warriors in several groups in close formation assembled in the vast grasslands. The divine warriors were dressed in leather armor, helmets, and boots, like those of ancient Rome. In front were nine dragon knights with huge dragon beasts by their sides, followed by warriors holding large shields, javelins, daggers, and other types of weapons.

On either side of the assembled warriors were two knights on divine horses with bears in front of them and centaurs behind them. A man wearing a golden olive branch came to me. Placing his right hand on his chest, he greeted me.

“Dear Fa-rectifying Dafa Disciple, thank you for coming to our Rose Country, and thank you for helping our king, your fellow practitioner. We hope you will convey our thoughts to him, our great king, and tell him that we miss him dearly. Please take this letter to him. And please accept our most heartfelt gratitude!”

Respectfully, I took the scroll sealed with a red rose insignia. The man retreated into the assembly, and the divine warriors once again bowed to me.

The warriors then began to pound out a rhythm with their swords and shields. The booming sound was like human heartbeats or brave soldiers shouting in the battlefield. The warriors' eyes had a firm and fearless look, which reminded me of how my fellow practitioner looked when he stood in Tiananmen Square with the banner in his hands.

Gradually, the heavenly scene started to blur and the sounds faded. For a long time, my heart was racing and I could not calm down.

Coming out of tranquility, I shared with my fellow practitioner what I’d experienced in the kingdom of the Rose Country. I relayed to him what I had read on the scroll.

The letter said:

Dear Honorable King,

You have left us and lived in the secular world for billions of years. We all miss you dearly. Although we cannot be with you, our love for you has not changed, but has only grown deeper.

My King, you are the mightiest because you dare to sacrifice yourself to safeguard justice for the universe; you are the most honorable because you have drained yourself for the everlasting happiness of our world.

As the universe is emerging from the old, you have worked endlessly to save our world and our lives. We will live and die with you till the end.

With love,

Your Heavenly Family

My fellow practitioner’s eyes filled with tears. He regretted not cultivating diligently. Ever since then, we’ve helped each other to follow Master’s teachings and cultivated together. He soon broke through the old forces’ arrangements and returned to cultivating diligently.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

My daughter was two-years-old in the winter of 2004, and everyone said she was a pretty girl.

I noticed one day that her right eye was red when she woke up from a nap, and there was a white dot under the iris. I thought there was some discharge, so I rubbed her eye and tried to remove it. But the dot remained.

I realized there was a problem, but it was late in the day, so my husband and I took her to see a doctor the following day.

She was diagnosed with keratitis (inflammation of the cornea of the eye). We then spent two days going to other hospitals but got the same diagnosis. Doctors said it could reoccur after an infection and that the whole eyeball could turn white. It was incurable because there were no nerves there, and no medication could reach the area.

My husband and I were shocked and saddened!

Although I had been practicing Falun Dafa for seven years, my understanding of Dafa's teachings was not solid. I applied medication and ointment to my daughter's eye for six months, but nothing worked. My heart broke whenever I saw her eye.

One day in the summer of 2005, I picked my daughter up from daycare. She was eating a fried doughnut twist. I felt very sad about the problem with her eye and then thought of Master Li (the founder of Falun Dafa), closed my eyes, and said: “Master, please help us. Only you can help.”

Then my daughter said, “Mom, it’s Master!”

I opened my eyes immediately and asked, “What did you say?”

“Mom, it’s Master!”

“Where?” I asked.

“There.” My daughter pointed to my left shoulder.

I did not dare to look, as I felt I wasn't worthy of seeing him. I had asked Master for help before when my daughter was in trouble, and Master took care of her. I felt ashamed but excited. I knew there was hope that my daughter's eye would be healed.

When my daughter opened her eyes the next morning, I saw they were clear and pretty with no sign of the keratitis. Although I had expected a change, I was still surprised at the reality. I could not express my gratitude with words!

Later, I talked to my husband. He did not say anything, but I could see he was thankful. He was against my cultivation because Falun Dafa practitioners are severely persecuted in China.

My daughter is 14 now, healthy, and pretty. She knew it was Master who gave her beautiful bright eyes.

She always said: “Fortunately Master has saved me. Otherwise, would I not be blind?”

Thank you, Master.

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Unknown author #fundie en.minghui.org

Cultivation in Falun Dafa is a process of eliminating attachments to fame, personal interests, and emotions amongst ordinary people, so that we can elevate to a higher realm. Before I practiced cultivation, I was very focused on relationships. I had deep attachments to my parents, siblings, husband, and child. It was very muddled. Love, affection, hatred, and bitterness were like ropes that tied me down. After I began cultivating, I knew I needed to let go of these, but I was unable to completely abandon them. Through continuously studying the Fa, I am gradually stepping forward from humanness. I would like to share some of my cultivation experiences.

In my family, I was most attached to my mother. I don't know what kind of predestined relationships we had in the past. Since I was very young, I knew to take care of my mother and help her with housework. I also chatted with her often and told her everything that was on my mind. There was nothing we didn't share. I deeply understood and appreciated how much she suffered for our family. She was also a cultivator. However, because she was too attached to emotions, she wasn't able to be diligent in her cultivation in Falun Dafa and neglected Fa studies, righteous thoughts, and truth-clarification. As a result, she was taken advantage of by the old forces and passed away two years ago.

Just one month after she passed away, my father remarried. They both wore new clothes and looked happy. When I thought about my mother going to work in ragged clothes, my heart was pained. But I reminded myself that I was a cultivator. I decided not to cry or make a fuss. Instead, I comforted my younger brother and sister and told them we were not just ordinary people. We needed to have high requirements for ourselves according to Master's Fa. My father and mother's predestined relationship in this world was over. It was time for them to part ways. Everything that has happened was guided by predestined relationships.

Due to the persecution, Dafa practitioners' children have endured misunderstandings, mistreatment, and abuse by ordinary people, just as adult practitioners did. When Dafa practitioners were forced to leave their homes, the children had no one to take care of them and suffered from poor nutrition and a lack of clothes. As a result, when Dafa practitioners return home, it is easy for them to fall into the trap of emotional attachments. They often give the children everything they ask for and try to provide the best food and clothes. I myself have done this, too. Fortunately, Master awoke me just in time. I asked myself, "What is truly beneficial to the children?" Material wealth and comfort are only in passing. The best thing we can do for our children is to help them obtain the Fa and cultivate diligently, so that they can return home with Master.

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Zhao Lie #fundie en.minghui.org

After I gave birth to my daughter, I found that she was born disabled, with her right foot twisted far to the right. We were in despair because we had no money for medical treatment. In 2007, my aunt came from the city to visit us, and she noticed the problem. At that time, my daughter was only six months old. My aunt told us, “When she starts to talk, you need to teach her to say, Falun Dafa is good! Truthfulness- Compassion-Forbearance is good.” I immediately promised that I would.

As soon as I said the words, Auntie looked at my daughter's foot again and her twisted foot was already corrected! It happened in less a minute. A disabled baby became normal. I was overwhelmed with joy and had no words to express my feelings. Master Li Hongzhi cured my child - the miracle happened instantly. This is the power of Falun Dafa! We are so grateful for Master’s great compassion in saving our child and thank all Dafa practitioners who daily risk their lives to offer people salvation!

Now my whole family has quit the evil CCP. My daughter is four years old and she is a healthy and normal child. Thank you for the Falun Dafa website. Our whole family sends greetings to Master Li! Falun Dafa is indeed good!