The holy month of Ramadan started on Thursday, 18 June, and Muslims across the world have begun fasting to observe the same.
Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, is the sacred period when Muslims engage in prayers and fasting from sunrise until sunset.
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It is also considered as the Islamic month for sharing and donating to bring joy and harmony. The strict annual fasting is to commemorate the time when Quran was initially revealed to Prophet Muhammad.
Check out to see the best Ramadan photos from different parts of the world below:
A woman prays while cradling her baby at a mosque on the first day of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Reuters
Men pray at a mosque on the first day of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Reuters
A Muslim woman prays as she and others assemble to spot the crescent moon, on the eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi, India. Reuters
A boy serves plates of fruit in preparation for Iftar on the first day of Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan. Reuters
A Muslim man reads the Quran at the Al-Rahma mosque east of Jeddah. Reuters
A Muslim man reads the Quran outside the mosque, during the holy month of Ramadan in Jeddah. Reuters
People prepare to break their fast on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, near Taksim Square in Istanbul. Reuters
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Bangladeshi workers pour bandung, a syrup milk drink, as they prepare to break fast during the holy month of Ramadan at a makeshift mosque near their dormitory in Singapore. Reuters