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Falun Gong at Redwood City Independence Day Parade
The Independence Day parade in the Redwood city had various groups of ethnicity come to join and celebrate. Falun Gong, a traditional cultivation practice group has continuously been invited to this parade for over ten years. This year they even brought an exciting dragon dance for this holiday. Falun Dafa is an advanced self-cultivation practice of the Buddha School. Practitioners follow the discipline of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance. Practice is based on the very laws which underlie the development of the cosmos. It has been spread over the Bay Area for over 20 years. Wu Zhen, a Falun Gong practitioner from Beijing, is her first time joining in this parade. After the persecution of Falun Gong happened in China, She and her family lost the place where they could legally practice Falun Gong. The organizer of this parade said that America is a country that has a lot of different ethnic groups. People have given huge contributions to this society. He appreciated all the groups that had joined in this parade.