Spiritual and Emotional Paintings in Oxford, UK The Society March 21, 2013 Art, News of Note By Damian Robin The intricately patterned Oxford Town Hall is the latest UK venue for the The Art of Zhen Shan Ren, a continuous international tour of prize-winning paintings, which opened on March 14. The title of the exhibition includes the Chinese words for Truth, Compassion, and Forbearance, which are the foundation of Falun Gong, a worldwide form of meditation still banned in China. Since it was first shown in 2004, the exhibition has reached most capitals of the world, though not Beijing, the capital of the country where Falun Gong, also know as Falun Dafa, began in 1992. The Chinese regime continues to torture and brainwash adherents of the practice and has spent billions of yuan to keep knowledge of the persecution repressed. Lord Mayor of Oxford City, Councilor Mohammed Abbasi, said, “I didn’t know anything about it before … the way they have expressed their stories is remarkable”… Read the rest of the article on The Epoch Times. Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.