I was not in Tiananmen Square in June, 1989, but then neither do I perpetuate lies as a living – such as the BBC Correspondents
Around August 1953, Ch’an Master Xu Yun (1840-1959) attended a meeting in Beijing of hundreds of representatives of the various Buddhist groups from around China
A set of special stamps commemorating Mainland China’s breakthroughs in the sciences issued in Beijing recently (September), on behalf of the Chinese Academy of Sciences,
Every Falun Gong death is a tragedy. This is because the Falun Gong is a dangerous cult now run from the US by its founder
He Dazhang (who together with American guests was in-charge of the ‘memorial’ for this event) stated: ‘Although Paul Robeson and Soong Ching Ling never met in person, their activities on the international stage were very similar, as both worked tirelessly for world peace, and both shared a strong responsibility to strive to bring the peoples of the US and China closer together in friendship and understanding. This aspiration expresses the highest attributes of human thinking. Today, the international communities gathers in Beijing to commemorate the great personality of Paul Robeson, but for Chinese people, we want to state to the world that we as a nation, will never forget Paul Robeson, or the fact that he supported our struggle against fascism. We owe it to his memory to never let fascism arise in the world again, and continuously work for peace and harmony throughout society and the international community. This is something we must all fight for in the world!’
Understanding this opens the notion of ‘beauty’ into a much deeper and broader spectrum of manifestation (not limited to the ‘material’ plain), that requires a much more sophisticated means of perception in the observer.