Millions of Muslims around the globe have found different ways to celebrate Ramadan this year, as limitations imposed by nations to curb the spread of the coronavirus have actually closed mosques and banned gatherings.
This is when the world’s 1.8 billion Muslims avoid eating, drinking, smoking cigarettes and sex from dawn to sunset.
Families and friends typically collect to break the fast and lots of go to prayers.
This year, however, individuals are needing to mark the holy month in the house instead.
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and it began on or around Thursday. In parts of the world especially hard struck by the infection, this year’s celebrations are tinged with sadness.
Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound has actually been closed to worshippers since mid-March and will not open throughout Ramadan. Even Islam’s holiest site in Capital, Saudi Arabia, has actually been impacted by the pandemic.
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