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Ramadan & Eid Celebrations Every Year At Delhi’s Jama Masjid Are A Sight To Behold!

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Photo of Ramadan Celebrations At Jama Masjid Are A Sight To Behold! These Stunning Photographs Are Proof By Adete Dahiya

Every year, Muslims across the globe gather to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, as the month-long fasting of Ramadan comes to a close.

During the period of Ramadan or Ramzan, men and women fast from dawn till dusk every day and refrain from indulging in any vices. Breaking of the fast on the final day, therefore, is a huge celebration, with large feasts and massive gatherings within the community. Before ending the final roza (fast), devotees gather at their local mosque to offer Namaz and give their thanks to Allah. Eid al-Fitr literally translates from Arabic as the “festival of breaking the fast”.

In Delhi, the iconic Jama Masjid is the centre of all activity during Ramadan and Eid. On most days, it is like a beautiful island of calm at the centre of the chaotic world of Old Delhi. But during Eid, India’s largest mosque, which can hold a mind-blowing 25,000 people, is filled beyond capacity. It is a sight to behold!

For those of us who cannot witness this marvellous sight, a few mesmerising shots of the Jama Masjid during Ramadan and Eid. And also a few shots of the surrounding areas during the holy Islamic festival. Have a look :

Photo of Jama Masjid By Adete Dahiya
Photo of Jama Masjid By Adete Dahiya
Photo of Meena Bazaar By Adete Dahiya
Photo of Meena Bazaar By Adete Dahiya
Ramadan in Old Delhi: A carnival of feasting and shopping
Old Delhi Private Walking Tour with Tuk-Tuk Ride & Street Food Tasting
Ramadan 2020: Date, Sehri & Iftar Timings in India - Oneindia News
Eid celebrations at Delhi's Jama Masjid - Rediff.com Get Ahead
People busy in Eid shopping at market ahead of Eid- ul-Fitar during Stock  Photo - Alamy

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Though academically trained in modern Western Sciences, Blogger Mala Chandrashekhar is a crazy maniac of India's ageless, timeless ethnic arts, crafts & textiles. The rich & glorious cultural & spiritual heritage of India is a subject extremely dear to her heart, and the whole of this Blog has been dedicated to spreading the immortal glories of ancient India worldwide, to every nook & corner of the globe, through these simple Blog-posts. Any constructive criticisms & suggestions in this regard for improvement of the Blog 'MOST WELCOME'. Also, High-Quality Guest Blog-posts 'MOST WELCOME". LinkedIn Profile : https://in.linkedin.com/in/mala-chandrashekhar-04095917a

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