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  1. Falun is a city and the seat of Falun Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden, with 37,291 inhabitants in 2010. It is also the capital of Dalarna County. Falun forms, together with Borlänge, a metropolitan area with close to 100,000 inhabitants.
  2. Falun is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in southwestern Saline County, Kansas, United States. It lies southwest of the city of Salina, the county seat of Saline County. Its elevation is 1,348 feet, and it is located at 38°40′16″N 97°45′34″W / 38.67111°N 97.75944°W. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 67442. Falun is part of the Salina Micropolitan Statistical Area.
  3. Falun is an unincorporated community in western Burnett County in northwestern Wisconsin, United States. The community is in the town of Daniels, which had a population of 665 at the 2000 census.

There are other places with in their name, like Falun Township.

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The Falun symbol pictured is used as an emblem by the Falun Gong spiritual group. The term translates literally as "law wheel." Other representations of the Falun are utilized in other Buddhist traditions. In Buddhism, the Dharmacakra represents the completeness of the doctrine. To "turn the wheel of dharma" means to preach the Buddhist doctrine, and is the title of Falun Gong's main text.

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Google previewHandbook for Northen Europe (1849)

Danemark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia

The country from hence to Falun is a chain of small valleys, and the bottom of them is generally filled with a lake. These valleys are only divided from each other by gentle elevations. The poverty of the houses and barrenness of the soil ...

Google previewHand-book of Lutheranism (1892)

by John David Roth

Falun is a little town of but about 7,000 population, but widely known because of its copper- mines.

Google previewBreathing Spaces (2003)

Qigong, Psychiatry, and Healing in China by Nancy N. Chen

falungong, which the Chinese government declared an evil cult in 1999. The word falun refers to the wheel of Dharma, while gong is the same as in qigong. Many practitioners also call it falundafa, in which dafa translates as “great method .

Google previewLiving Religions (2016)

Religion, Religion by CTI Reviews

Falun: Falun is a city and the seat of Falun ...

Google previewHandbook for northern Europe (1848)

by John Murray (publishers.)

The country from hence to Falun is a chain of small valleys, and the bottom of them is generally filled with a lake. These valleys are only divided from each other by gentle elevations. The poverty of the houses and barrenness of the soil ...

Google previewDictionary of the Political Thought of the People's Republic of China (2016)

by Henry He

Falun. Gong. 103. revised seven times by Mao, was passed at an enlarged meeting of the CCP Politburo on 16 May 1966. Accordingly, the "Group of Five" was dismissed and the "February Outline Report" became a target for attack. See also ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena (2007)

by J Gordon Melton

Falun Gong claimed millions of practitioners inside China by the end of the 1990s . It also came under attack. It was independent of the national association and was advocating a new religious teaching independent of the state-approved ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of the People's Republic of China (2013)

by Yuwu Song

Li introduced Falun Gong on May 13, 1992, with its three guiding principles: Truthfulness, Benevolence and Forbearance, in Changchun, Jilin Province, and taught Falun Gong exercises all over China. Falun Gong combines slow meditative ...

Google previewA Political and Economic Dictionary of East Asia (2005)

by James Hoare, Susan Pares

Falungong/Falun. Dafa. Practice of self-cultivation based on bodily exercises and meditation, which aims to promote physical well-being and spiritual elevation. Falungong is a form of the ancient Chinese system of qigong, a set of exercises ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement (2004)

by John E. Findling, Kimberly D. Pelle

For the Winter Games, Albertville was joined in the bidding by Cortina d'Ampezzo , Italy; Falun, Sweden; Sofia, Bulgaria; Berchtesgaden, West Germany; Lillehammer, Norway; and Anchorage, the United States. It was the first bid for Albertville, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Modern Olympic Movement (1996)

by John E. Findling, Kimberly D. Pelle

For the Winter Games, Albertville was joined by Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy; Falun, Sweden; Sofia, Bulgaria; Berchtesgaden, West Germany; Lillehammer, Norway; and Anchorage, the United States. It was the first bid for Albertville, Anchorage, ...

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