Ramadan has finished this year, we will miss every aspect of this holy month. Here is how Ramadan looks like around the world, pics taken from theatlantic.com and http://www.huffingtonpost.com
Muslims around the world greet the holy month of Ramadan with utmost respect and happiness. It is compulsory for Muslims to fast in this month to purify their minds and make them spiritually and physically healthy. Saudi Arabia, 2013 (The daily star)
A Palestinian boy looks at a traditional Ramadan lantern in a street market in Gaza City, on July 6, 2013. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)
Flint resident Ahmad Deeb helps set up decorations at the Flint Islamic Center on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 in preparation for the Islamic tradition of Ramadan that starts Wednesday, July 10. Hundreds are expected to gather at the center for the Terawih prayer, which leads into a month of fasting — or sawm — and prayer.
Worshippers eat during Iftar, or breaking of the fast, at the Grand Mosque in the holy Muslim city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Many devout Muslims in the Middle East have started observing the dawn-to-dusk fast for the month of Ramadan even as the region is rocked by Egypt’s turmoil and the relentless civil war in Syria. For most Sunnis and Shiites, Ramadan started on Wednesday while others are expected to begin observing the holy month on Thursday differences based on various sightings of the new moon.
A Pakistani boy arranges plates of food for Iftar, the meal that breaks the day’s fast, during the holy month of Ramadan at a roadside in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Muslims throughout the world are celebrating the holy fasting month of Ramadan, refraining from eating, drinking, and smoking from dawn to dusk. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
In this Sunday, July 28, 2013 photo, Muslim labor workers break their fast during they holy month of Ramadan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Across Muslim world, families gather at sunset after the daylong fast during the holy month of Ramadan. In a parking lot in Dubai, a group of Muslim laborers from India separated from their homeland like millions of other workers across the Gulf join for a game of cricket and to swap stories late into the evening. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Kashmiri Muslims break their fast inside a mosque during Ramadan in Srinagar, India, Thursday, July 25, 2013. Muslims throughout the world are celebrating the holy fasting month of Ramadan, refraining from eating, drinking, and smoking from dawn to dusk. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
Turkish people break their fasting on July 22, 2013 in front of the Yeni Camii (New Mosque) during the month of Ramadan in Istanbul. Tens of millions across the Muslim world fast from dawn to dusk and strive to be more pious and charitable during a month, which ends with the Eid holiday. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
Students perform an afternoon prayer on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Ar-Raudlatul Hasanah Islamic boarding school in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on July 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
CAIRO, EGYPT – JULY 12: Supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi participate in Friday prayer on the third day of Ramadan, the sacred holy month for Muslims where many will fast from sun-up to sun-down on July 12, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt continues to be in a state of political paralysis following the ousting of former President and Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi by the military. Adly Mansour, chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court, was sworn in as the interim head of state in a ceremony in Cairo on the morning of July 4.
Muslims attend an evening communal prayer session called “Tarawih” to mark the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Bajrakli mosque in Belgrade, Serbia, on July 9, 2013. (Reuters/Marko Djurica)
A pastry chef holds a tray of Arabic sweets at his bakery in Gaza City on the eve of the start of Ramadan, on July 9, 2013. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)
An Afghan man carries watermelons to break the day’s fast during the holy month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 22, 2013. Ramadan is the holiest month in Islam and observant Muslims worldwide mark it by fasting from dawn to dusk. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Palestinian worshipers pray in front of the Dome of the Rock, in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem early August 4, 2013, during Lailat-Al-Qadr, or Night of Power, in which the Muslim holy book of Quran was revealed to Prophet Mohammad by Allah. (Photo: REUTERS/Ammar Awad)