Senate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Commemorates the First Northampton County Falun Dafa Week [June 7, 2005]
(Clearwisdom.net) On the June 7th, 2005, the Senate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania commemorated the first Northampton County Falun Dafa Week and noted with pride that the practice of Falun Dafa had inspired many families in the Commonwealth to live in greater peace and many of its communities to embrace virtuous living.
Senate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
In the Senate, June 7, 2005
Whereas, On June 6 through 12, 2005, the first Northampton County Falun Dafa Week is being celebrated; and
Whereas, An ancient form of the self-cultivation practice of qigong, Falun Dafa, which is also known as Falun Gong, is a method of refining one's body and mind through special exercises and meditation. It is a traditional Chinese spiritual practice that consists of exercise, meditation and teachings based on the principles of truthfulness, compassion and tolerance. During a relatively short length of time, Falun Dafa has spread to an estimated one hundred million people in more than sixty countries; and
Whereas, People who subscribe to the tenets of Falun Dafa are to be commended for their perseverance in maintaining a peaceful daily lifestyle through the cultivation of their moral character according to the principles taught by Falun Dafa's founder, Li Hongzhi.
Now therefore, the Senate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania commemorates the first Northampton County Falun Dafa Week; notes with pride that the practice of Falun Dafa has inspired many families in this Commonwealth to live in greater peace and many of its communities to embrace virtuous living;
And directs that a copy of this document, sponsored by Senators Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne and Robert C. Wonderling, be transmitted to Wei Jane Chin and Dr. Keran Feng, Coordinators, Northampton County Falun Dafa Week, 218-220 Pine Street, Easton, Pennsylvania.
Mark R. Corrigan, Secretary