20 August 2010, JellyBean @ 5:15 pm

It may be the rarest of all rainbows, only appearing when sunlight, cloud or fog, and the observers are all in a line.

So to capture the appearance of this Buddha’s Halo on film is indeed a near-miracle.

The phenomenon appeared over the Huang Mountain in Huangshan, Anhui province of China after rain today.

Buddha is often depicted with a halo around his head.

The rainbow is a natural phenomenon of atmospheric optics. It is formed by the diffuse reflection and diffraction of sunlight irradiating the surface of the cloud.

That is, it is an extra-bright rainbow after rain.

Read more: Daily Mail

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