What does falun gong mean?

Definitions for falun gong

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word falun gong.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. falun gong(noun)

    a spiritual movement that began in China in the latter half of the 20th century and is based on Buddhist and Taoist teachings and practices


  1. Falun Gong(ProperNoun)

    A spiritual practice founded in China by Li Hongzhi (u674Eu6D2Au5FD7) in 1992.


  1. Falun Gong

    Falun Gong or Falun Dafa is a spiritual discipline first introduced in China in 1992 through public lectures by its founder, Li Hongzhi. It combines the practice of meditation and slow-moving qigong exercises with a moral philosophy. Falun Gong emphasizes morality and the cultivation of virtue in its central tenets of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance, and identifies as a qigong practice of the Buddhist school, though its teachings also incorporate elements drawn from Taoist traditions. Through moral rectitude and the practice of meditation, practitioners of Falun Gong aspire to better health and, ultimately, spiritual enlightenment. Falun Gong emerged at the end of China's "qigong boom"—a period which saw the proliferation of similar practices of meditation, slow-moving exercises and regulated breathing. It differs from other qigong schools in its absence of fees or formal membership, lack of daily rituals of worship, its greater emphasis on morality, and the theological nature of its teachings. Western academics have described Falun Gong as a qigong discipline, a "spiritual movement" based on the teachings of its founder, a "cultivation system" in the tradition of Chinese antiquity, and sometimes a religion or new religious movement.

Suggested Resources

  1. falun gong

    The falun gong symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the falun gong symbol and its characteristic.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of falun gong in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of falun gong in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of falun gong

  1. falun gong


Find a translation for the falun gong definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these falun gong definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"falun gong." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 25 Feb. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/falun gong>.

Are we missing a good definition for falun gong? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for falun gong:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.