Holy Month of Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan has started on 27th May (28th May at some places) as Muslims all over the world are beginning their month-long fasting in the name of the Almighty Allah.

Ramadan is considered to be one of the most sacred months according to the Islamic calendar and is the ninth month of the 12-month cycle. The month of Ramadan is celebrated by observing complete fast which begins with Sehri in the morning time and is broken with Iftari at sunset.

Have a look at the amazing curated list by Yahoo Photos as Ramadan started, taken from all over the world.

A man reads the Koran during Ramadan in the rebel held besieged eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria May 27, 2017. (Bassam Khabieh/Reuters)

Men read the Koran at the Imam Hussein shrine during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in the city of Kerbala, Iraq, May 29, 2017. (Stringer/Reuters)

A boy cleans the religious pictures for sale at a shop during the holy month of Ramadan outside the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer, India, May 29, 2017. (Himanshu Sharma/Reuters)

Commuters travel past plates of food, placed for passersby to break their fast during a Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Karachi, Pakistan,May 29, 2017. (Akhtar Soomro/Reuters)

Muslims gather at the Badshahi mosque for Iftar meal during Ramadan in Lahore, Pakistan,May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

Men reads verses of the Quran, Islam’s holy book, during Laylat Al Qadr prayers on the 27th day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Al Emari mosque in Gaza City, May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

Kashmiri Muslims read verses from the Quran, Islam’s holy book, inside the shrine of Shah-e-Hamdan during the holy month of Ramadan in Srinagar, Kashmir, May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

A Muslim woman reads Quran in a mosque on the third day of Ramadan in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

Jakarta, Indonesia: Muslim men pray in a mosque on the third day of Ramadan in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

Students perform a prayer on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Ar-Raudlatul Hasanah Islamic boarding school in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)

Workers wash the courtyard of a mosque in preparation for Ramadan in Lahore, Pakistan, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

A worker decorates the seaside yard of a coffee shop on the main beach road, one day ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, in Gaza City, May 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Muslims are silhouetted as they scan the horizon for a crescent moon that will determine the beginning of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia,May 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

An elderly man checks a traditional Ramadan lantern before buy it to mark the holy month of Ramadan at main market in Gaza City, May 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Indonesian Muslims pray for the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 26, 2017. (Beawiharta/Reuters)

A boy learns to read the Koran at a mosque during the holy month of Ramadan, in Islamabad, Pakistan,May 29, 2017. (Faisal Mahmood/Reuters)

Muslims shop for decorations ahead of the first day of Ramadan in Brooklyn, New York,May 26, 2017.
(Amr Alfiky/Reuters)

Kashmiri Muslims read verses from the Quran, Islam’s holy book, inside the shrine of Shah-e-Hamdan during the holy month of Ramadan in Srinagar, Kashmir, May 29, 2017 (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

A man rests as he reads the Koran in a mosque during the fasting month of Ramadan, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Faisal Al Nasser/Reuters)

A Palestinian man reads verses of the Quran, Islam’s holy book, during the month of Ramadan at Al Emari mosque in Gaza City,May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

Washington Square Arch is seen on the left as Muslim women praying Tarawih prayers are reflected in the window of the Islamic Center at New York University ahead of Ramadan in Manhattan, New York,May 26, 2017. (Gabriela Bhaskar/Reuters)

Egyptian-American Muslim family pray the Maghrib prayer on the first day of Ramadan in Manhattan, May 27, 2017. (Gabriela Bhaskar/Reuters)

A man in Ottoman attire poses for pictures as people break their fast in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, Turkey, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

A Muslim woman prays after having her iftar (breaking fast) meal on the first day of Ramadan at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi, India, May 28, 2017. (Adnan Abidi/Reuters)

A Turkish army artillery unit marks the end of the fasting, in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, Turkey, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

A Muslim man distributes free Iftar (breaking of fast) meals as charity on the first day of Ramadan at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi, India, May 28, 2017. (Adnan Abidi/Reuters)

A Palestinian man reads the Koran in al-Aqsa Mosque, on the compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City during the holy month of Ramadan, May 28, 2017. (Ammar Awad/Reurters)

A Palestinian man reads verses of the Quran, Islam’s holy book, during the month of Ramadan at Al Emari mosque in Gaza City, Monday, May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

Muslims perform tarawih prayers to mark the start of Ramadan at a mosque in Singapore,May 26, 2017. (Edgar Su/Reuters)

A faster prays as he prepares to break the fast on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan,May 27, 2017. (Fayaz Aziz/Reuters)

Muslims break their fast with iftar during the holy month of Ramadan on May 29, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Francois Nel/Getty Images)

An Indian Muslim offer prayers before breaking his fast on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad, India, May 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

via Yahoo.

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