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  • Short Stories from Our Village Practice Site

    Three months later, a miracle occurred! San Sao could not only could walk by herself but she could also work on the farm. Later, when one of the doctors that she had gone to saw her relative, he said, "San Sao should come to have that operation or she will be paralysed." But to the doctor's great surprise, her relative said that Ms. San had recovered from her condition quite a while ago by practising Falun Dafa.
  • A Young Western Man Recalls How He Began to Practice Falun Gong

    t night when I slept I dreamt that I saw lots of money on the ground. I picked it all up, as much as I could. When I woke up I suddenly felt so terrible! I felt I was so greedy and knew it was a xinxing test which I failed. I was very regretful! The next night I dreamt of lots of money everywhere again, but this time there was so much! However, I was very clear in my mind. I thought, "I'm a practitioner, none of this money is mine, I'm not touching any of it."
  • Cultivating Xinxing

    I used to live on the 3rd floor. There is a sick neighbour who lived on 6th floor, and it was hard for her to climb the stairs. She would often need to rest a while in front of my door. One day, she said to me with sadness, "I wonder if there is a good person who would exchange their home with mine." I thought that as a Falun Dafa practitioner, I should help others who are in need. I replied, "I can exchange mine with you, so it will be easier for you to climb up to the 3rd floor instead of the 6th floor."
  • If Someone Gets Lost in Ordinary Society, We Must Wake Him Up

    After millions of years of reincarnation and waiting, the long-awaited Dafa and remaking of the universe is finally happening. However, many practitioners have gotten lost in ordinary people's fame, self-interest, and emotions. Teacher has pulled us out of hell and shouldered so much for us. Have we done well enough so that we are not letting him down? Are we meeting the sentient beings' expectations?
  • Study Zhuan Falun Diligently and with Commitment

    I have read Zhuan Falun many times, I am able to recite a majority of the text, and as my mouth is so used uttering the words, I am able to read through sentences very quickly, without really concentrating, which allows my thoughts to stray. By this action, I felt I was actually being disrespectful to the Fa. How can the Fa be revealed to me under such conditions?
  • A Letter and Two Thousand Yuan

    The doctor said, 'Medicine is useless--you need the operation.' I said it was too hot and I did not want it. After the weather cooled off, my family tried to force me into the hospital. I prayed to Master: 'Teacher, they are forcing me into this. What I should do?' The next day the swelling in my throat disappeared. I know Master bore the pain for me!
  • Fundamentally Eliminating Our Attachments

    I sometimes viewed some attachments as being a rope that kept me tied up or as dirty clothing that I could throw off by using just a little more effort. However, for other attachments, even though it seems that I'm always trying to get rid of them, I haven't yet succeeded. In fact, some of those attachments have even become worse. Some attachments were so deep-rooted that I always seemed to be fighting with them, but they still stuck with me. Just like the people who try to give up smoking: they constantly say they are quitting, but they still smoke every day. It's very agonizing.
  • Looking Inward and Being Considerate of Other Practitioners

    After I got home, my heart was disturbed by the mistrust Practitioner A had shown me. I was so angry that I did not want to have anything to do with her any more. But at the same time I knew that if I did that, it would be irresponsible to the Fa, to fellow practitioners, and to myself. I had encountered a similar situation before. During that period, I was controlled by my human notions and could not remove my attachment to fear while validating the Fa.
  • Studying the Fa and Letting Go of Attachments

    I thought I cooperated very well with practitioners A and B on truth clarification. But one time, for reasons unknown to me, one of them said that I had a "fear attachment," and the other said that I was usually "not friendly to talk to." I was very angry after I heard those comments. It was not a big deal for them to say that - if there was a misunderstanding, it would be okay to give some explanation because we are fellow practitioners. But I just could not take it.
  • Finding the Attachment of Selfishness

    When I looked deeper, I found that I did have attachments to self. I had not really thought in depth about this issue--the attachment to self--and did not consider myself a selfish person. However, looking at my actions over the previous few months, I would indeed consider my thinking to be selfish. For example, when I did a project, I often times looked at it as a chore rather than with the thought of saving sentient beings.
  • Results Should Not Be Used as the Criterion to Discern Right and Wrong

    During the cultivation process, when we get something, we often want to show it off, but when we lose something, we sometimes want to hide the fact and not openly discuss it. Actually, what Dafa practitioners should do is just to validate the Fa. The loss of personal interests will not affect the wonderfulness of Dafa. If we lose something but subsequently find our gaps and improve our xinxing (character), isn't that the real "gain" for us? Isn't that validating the Fa?
  • Busy Saving People in Autumn

    We face many kinds of people and many different situations while clarifying the truth. If we are able to search inward in time, we can let go of many attachments. For example, if we feel uncomfortable or get upset when we see other practitioners persuading more people to resign from the CCP (chinese communist party) than we do, we may still be attached to jealousy, competition or achievements.
  • After Learning Falun Dafa, All My Chronic Illnesses Disappeared

    n the beginning, I shook all over my body after I finished practising the fifth exercise. But I did not flinch. I believed in Dafa and I would do what Master taught me in the book. I was bearing the pain silently. Two to three months later, the miracle occurred. All my chronic, decade-old illnesses disappeared. I knew this was the inevitable result of my steadfast faith in Dafa and Master. I felt very grateful for Master giving me a new life. I felt I had bathed in the goodness and compassion of the Buddha light.
  • Look Inward and Eliminate the Root of Sickness Karma

    feel that when a practitioner suffers sickness karma and passes away, the practitioner is complying with old force arrangements. We must clearly distinguish between arrangements made by Master and those made by the old forces. We must completely deny old force arrangements. If we keep studying the Fa, keep looking inward, look for and find the root problem, and give up our human mindsets, we will be able to turn the situation around completely.
  • Look Within and Walk Our Paths with Righteous Thoughts

    The superintendent asked me whom I was in contact with, where the materials came from, and if I knew someone. I told him, "Don't ask me such questions. I won't tell you anything. It's for your benefit, because I don't want to see you commit another sin and accumulate more karma." Meanwhile, I looked at him intently, sending forth righteous thoughts to disintegrate all the evil. Soon he stopped asking me questions. Later, I kept on clarifying the truth to them.