Finally, jolly good news had arrived in this world.The opening ceremony of the Nature Loving Wonderland located in the Hsinchu county of Taiwan was held on March 5th-6th, 2011. For residents in Hsinchu, it was a small step toward a more civilized society; to all humankind, it was a giant step forward to a New Civilization that transcends nationality, ethnicity, religion, and culture.
On that early morning, pure white clouds freely floated in the blue sky. Many storks gracefully danced above the Emei Lake. Lush green leaves and colorful flowers waved under the gentle breeze. The scenery of nature was filled with livelihood and peace. At Wonderland, welcome ambassadors dressed in their own ethnic costumes and lined up for 400 meters long in the Fortune Square to welcome all visitors. As they stepped into the Square, many of the visitors were moved into tears and were overwhelmed with joy, because they felt as if they were home.
During the ribbon-cutting ceremony, everyone gathered in front of the Main Shrine; their eyes were filled with excitement and delight. Once ribbons were cut, the crowd cheerfully applauded for this historic moment. The smile on everyone’s face was as bright as the dazzling blooming flowers. Then it was time for the consecration ceremony in the Main Shrine. When our beloved President Yan announced, “Consecration Ceremony begins,” countless colorful flower petals came twirling and dancing down from the top of the Main Shrine ceiling. A light extremely refined fragrance could be smelt. The atmosphere was sacred and in peace. At the same time, a song from the Nature Loving album was played. Such powerful rhythm moved the crowd’s hearts. It sure was the moment of heavenly bliss. Afterwards, President Yan led everyone for prayers for world peace. Each word delivered sincere wishes and blessings to this world. The Consecration Ceremony at the Main Shrine ended successfully as the emcees announced, “…May the world become a Universal Family and enjoy eternal peace and harmony.”
Another meaningful celebration followed on Lunar February 1st at 12:30pm. It was the grand opening of the Hall of Holy Antecedents. The celebration began with the offering ceremony of fruit and incense made by seventeen people. The fifteen tablets in the Hall of Holy Antecedents represented saints and sages of the world from all generations who had dedicated their lives and hearts for the betterment of societies, nations, and all humankind. Their selfless contributions have blessed our world till now. Thus, we should always be grateful and continue to carry on their compassionate work to benefit others.
At 3 pm, a global nature loving dance performance was held at the Fortune Square. Thousands of youths from Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, and so on, wholeheartedly expressed the meaning of loving nature through their performances. Their cheerful spirit lightened the audience’s hearts. Next was the nature choir group performing beautiful nature songs. The angelic voice that collaborated elegantly with the melody deeply moved the crowd with indescribable delight. At that moment, everyone felt a deep gratitude for the Grace of Heaven.