Celebrating the end of Ramadan

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Eid Al-Fitr is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. The exact day on which Eid falls is determined by the sighting of the new crescent moon


Muslim devotees offer prayers at Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India which is situated in Delhi.


A group of Chinese kids pose outside the Nan Guan mosque as they indulge in merry making post Eid prayers.


It is common for girls in Pakistan and India to adorn their hands with intricate mehndi (henna) designs to celebrate Eid.

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims perform the early morning prayer at the Masjid Al-Haram grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia .


A maelstrom of activity is witnessed around the city as the Bangladeshi Muslims head to their home to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr with their families.


Muslims visit their relatives tombs during the Eid Al-Fitr holiday and recite the verses of holy book to them.

United Arab Emirates

People offering prayers outside Al Noor Mosque in Sharjah, UAE. Thousands of people gather together to pray on Eid.