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Srirangam Temple This temple is glorified in the Divya Prabandha, the early medieval Tamil literature canon of the Alvar saints from the 6th–9th centuries CE and is dedicated to Vishnu. It is one of the most illustrious temples in India.

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Ai Tominaga, photo by Carter Smith For Harper's Bazaar, June 2011

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The famous Buddha Head at Wat Mahathat Temple, Thailand (by M. Buijs).* Arielle Gabriel, author of The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel is a Buddhist who writes about the miracles of Kuan Yin in her book The Goddess of Mercy & The Dept of Miracles, when she suffered financial disaster in the mercenary city of Hong Kong *

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Malshej Ghat, Pune District, Discover India, Hassle Free with www.ziptrips.in. All inclusive Day Tours and Weekend Tours

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The 50 Most Famous Disaster Photographs - The Bhola Cyclone

The Bhola Cyclone - 1970 Location: Bangladesh Casualties: 500,000 The Bhola cyclone over Bangladesh and India was both the deadliest cyclone ever and is still one of the worst recorded natural disasters. At first, the photo looks like a nice aerial view of a tropical island, until you notice the uprooted palm tree laying in the middle of the pond.

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20 Amazing Photos of Natural Disasters

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was an undersea earthquake that occurred on Sunday, December 26, 2004 with an epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.

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National Geographic, February 1983, Beirut, up from the rubble, photo: Steve McCurry - The Green Line was a line of demarcation in Beirut, Lebanon during the Lebanese Civil War, it separated the East from the West; the appellation refers to the coloration of the foliage that grew because the space was uninhabited. Now, many of the buildings have been rebuilt.

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The 1970 Bhola cyclone was a devastating tropical cyclone that struck then East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh) and India's West Bengal on November 12, 1970. It remains the deadliest tropical cyclone ever recorded and one of the deadliest natural disasters in modern times. Up to 500,000 people lost their lives in the storm, primarily as a result of the storm surge