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1A spiritual exercise and meditation regime with similarities to t'ai chi ch'uan, practised predominantly in China.
- ‘According to Li, Falun Gong is a cultivation system aimed at cultivating both human life and nature.’
- ‘Falun Gong is a peaceful, spiritual practice without any formal organization, property or membership.’
- 1.1 A Taoist-Buddhist sect practising Falun Gong.
1990s: Chinese, literally ‘wheel of law’, from fǎ ‘law’ + lún ‘wheel’ (+ gōng ‘skill’ or dàfǎ ‘great method’).
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