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Glory

Tonight I made my daily trip to The Panda’s Thumb and found this interesting picture.

Which lead me to the Wikipedia about this phenomena. There are records of this happening in China dating back as far as 63 AD (under the name Buddha’s Light). One of the pictures I found particularly striking was…

Which led me  to thinking about a remarkable similarity between this phenomena and a halo. I had always thought all appearances of the Virgin Mary were instances of pareidolia yet there was one instance of how she was depicted (not an appearance) holding the baby Jesus with a halo appearing around her head.

Think it is safe to say that nothing supernatural was going on in regards to the halo.

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