More Scenes from Ramadan 2016

The Islamic holy month of Ramadan is a time of reflection and prayer. Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, smoking, and sex during the daylight hours in order to focus on spirituality, good deeds, and charity. When the sun sets, communities come together for Iftar, the breaking of the fast. Now that the month has come to a close, Eid al-Fitr, or the festival of the breaking of the fast, begins. We looked at Ramadan earlier this month, but there were just so many more great photographs, we’re doing it again.

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