Buddha Statues Stand Amid Rubble After Tsunamis

April 9, 2011 Updated: September 29, 2015
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STANDING TALL: A Buddha statue stands amid debris in a tsunami-devastated area close to the sea front, in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, on March 14, 2011, following the tsunami and earthquake on March 11. (Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Last week, we explored the strange phenomenon of Buddha statues in Malaysia seen moving and emitting light.

This week, we came across photos from the aftermath of the tsunamis in Japan last month and in Sri Lanka in December 2004.

These images show Buddha statues, hardly touched, standing amid the debris of severely damaged buildings. Is it a coincidence that the Buddha statues weren’t harmed?

“People don’t think of it as just a catastrophe, but rather that the Gods are telling them that they need to improve their behavior,” a Sri Lanka local commented in January 2005, as reported by The Epoch Times.

“People in Sri Lanka are becoming better people since the tsunamis.”

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ABOVE AND BEYOND: A Buddha statue sits amid the rubble with skeletons, which were washed up from a nearby graveyard by the deadly tsunamis of December 26 in the southwestern coastal town of Kahawa in Sri Lanka, Jan. 2, 2005. (Raveendran/AFP/Getty Images)

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