The effulgent sanctuary of the University Closure is rapidly approaching.
adj. Shining brilliantly; resplendent. See Synonyms at bright.
[Latin effulgēns, effulgent-, present participle of effulgēre, to shine out : ex-, ex- + fulgēre, to shine; see bhel-1 in Indo-European roots.]
"Effulgent rays of light." --Cowper.
OK a serious usage of effulgent:
It is a rare day in Arizona that there are no effulgent rays of light.