The holy month of Ramadan started on Saturday, May 27, as Muslims all over the world are began their monthlong daytime religious fast.
Ramadan is the ninth month of the 12-month Islamic calendar. It is celebrated by observing a fast every day that begins after a predawn meal, suhur, and is broken with iftar, a meal at sunset.
Here’s a look at vibrant pictures of Ramadan being celebrated around the world.
A man reads the Quran during Ramadan in the rebel-held eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria, May 27, 2017.
A Shiite Muslim girl arrives at Imamzadeh Saleh mosque in Tajrish Square in northern Tehran on May 30, 2017, during the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
An Indian Muslim offers prayers before breaking his fast on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad, India, May 28, 2017.
Muslims break their fast with iftar during the holy month of Ramadan on May 29, 2017, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
A Muslim man prays as he prepares to break the fast on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan, May 27, 2017
Muslims perform tarawih prayers to mark the start of Ramadan at a mosque in Singapore, May 26, 2017.
Gaza City, Gaza
A Palestinian man reads verses of the Quran, Islam’s holy book, during the month of Ramadan at al-Omari mosque in Gaza City, Monday, May 29, 2017.
A Palestinian man reads the Quran in al-Aqsa Mosque, on the compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City during the holy month of Ramadan, May 28, 2017.
A Muslim man distributes free iftar (breaking of fast) meals as charity on the first day of Ramadan at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi, India, May 28, 2017.
A Turkish army artillery unit marks the end of fasting in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, Turkey, May 27, 2017.
Manhattan, New York
Egyptian-American Muslim family membres pray the Maghrib prayer on the first day of Ramadan in Manhattan,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
A man rests as he reads the Quran in a mosque during Ramadan in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 29, 2017.
Kashmiri Muslims read verses from the Quran, Islam’s holy book, inside the shrine of Shah-e-Hamdan during the holy month of Ramadan in Srinagar, Kashmir, May 29, 2017.
A boy learns to read the Quran at a mosque during the holy month of Ramadan, in Islamabad, Pakistan, May 29, 2017
Workers wash the courtyard of a mosque in preparation for Ramadan in Lahore, Pakistan, May 27, 2017.
Muslims gather at the Badshahi Mosque for the iftar meal during Ramadan in Lahore, Pakistan
Commuters travel past plates of food placed for passersby to break their fast during Ramadan in Karachi, Pakistan
Men read the Quran at the Imam Hussein shrine during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the city of Karbala
Via/Source :Yahoo India