Join residents of a Japanese village devastated by the 2011 tsunami as they celebrate the rebuilding of the 1,000-year-old Buddhist Kongoji Temple on higher ground.

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    ISHINOMAKI, Miyagi Prefecture--Residents here have finally agreed to preserve part of an elementary school building that was ravaged by tsunami and fire following the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake as a symbol for future generations. Some wanted the ...
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    At a time when the Ayodhya issue is back in spotlight ahead of the UP polls next year, a book penned by a former IPS officer has claimed that the Ram temple was not demolished during the reign of Babar but of Aurangzeb. Quoting from old files during ...
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  • Hindu temple in Penang desecrated, statues destroyed
    PETALING JAYA: Statues of four deities in the Muthumariamman Hindu temple in Seberang Perai Central, Penang were destroyed by intruders last night, P Ramasamy said, calling the attack a “hate crime”. In a statement, the Penang Deputy Chief Minister II ...
    06/2/2016 - 12:59 am | View Link
  • Villages destroyed, residents driven out to develop tourist sector
    On the night of 17 July, armed men wearing masks attacked the villages. They set houses on fire, destroyed a village temple and drove people out. Police and troops moved in and took over the area and have prevented residents from coming back. Altogether 35 ...
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  • Japan, a statue of compassion from a forest destroyed by the tsunami
    The Taimadera Buddhist temple was surrounded by a famous forest of more than ... but it will be donated to the area of Rikuzentakata , one of the hardest hit by the tsunami, on July 11. On that date the ceremony of "soul infusion" in the statue ...
    01/26/2014 - 9:59 pm | View Link
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    The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. Address: Sri Vedapureeswarar Temple, Tiruverkadu-600 077, Kancheepuram district.
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    A major earthquake whose associated tsunami caused widespread damage to towns on the Sanriku coast of the Tōhoku region of Honshū, Japan in 1933.: November 3, 1936: 7.2 M s: 1936 Miyagi earthquake
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