Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid

Published May 1st, 2022 - 11:29 GMT

Muslims around the world are gathering and celebrating the end of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid Week. Eid commemorates the end of Ramadan after a long month of fasting. In Islam Eid also marks the time when the Quran, the Muslim holy book, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.

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Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid

Women get their hands painted with "Henna" for the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim's holy festival of Ramadan in Karachi on April 30, 2022. (Photo by Asif HASSAN / AFP)

Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid

Muslim devotees offer Eid al-Fitr prayers, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan outside a mosque in a street in Kabul on May 1, 2022. (Photo by Wakil KOHSAR / AFP)

Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid

Muslim devotees offer Eid al-Fitr prayers, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan outside a mosque in a street in Kabul on May 1, 2022. (Photo by Wakil KOHSAR / AFP)

Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid

Syrian street vendors sell Eid sweets in a market in the northwestern rebel-held town of Dana as Muslims prepare to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr, a three-day holiday that marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, on April 30, 2022. (Photo by Aaref WATAD / AFP)

Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid

People prepare to break their Iftar fast inside the shops they work at during the Muslim's holy month of Ramadan in New Delhi on April 30, 2022. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)

Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid

People shop at a market ahead of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim's holy festival of Ramadan in Lahore on April 30, 2022. (Photo by Arif ALI / AFP)

Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid

Muslim devotees offer prayers on the last Friday of Islam's Holy fasting month of Ramadan ahead of Eid al-Fitr, at Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad on April 29, 2022. (Photo by NOAH SEELAM / AFP)

Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
Women get their hands painted with "Henna" for the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim's holy festival of Ramadan in Karachi on April 30, 2022. (Photo by Asif HASSAN / AFP)
Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
Muslim devotees offer Eid al-Fitr prayers, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan outside a mosque in a street in Kabul on May 1, 2022. (Photo by Wakil KOHSAR / AFP)
Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
Muslim devotees offer Eid al-Fitr prayers, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan outside a mosque in a street in Kabul on May 1, 2022. (Photo by Wakil KOHSAR / AFP)
Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
Syrian street vendors sell Eid sweets in a market in the northwestern rebel-held town of Dana as Muslims prepare to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr, a three-day holiday that marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, on April 30, 2022. (Photo by Aaref WATAD / AFP)
Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
People prepare to break their Iftar fast inside the shops they work at during the Muslim's holy month of Ramadan in New Delhi on April 30, 2022. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)
Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
People shop at a market ahead of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim's holy festival of Ramadan in Lahore on April 30, 2022. (Photo by Arif ALI / AFP)
Muslim Worshippers Gather, Celebrate Eid
Muslim devotees offer prayers on the last Friday of Islam's Holy fasting month of Ramadan ahead of Eid al-Fitr, at Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad on April 29, 2022. (Photo by NOAH SEELAM / AFP)