For Muslims worldwide, the month of July until the first week of August is one of the most important times of the year. This year, on the evening of July 8th, the Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan began. In the Muslim faith, Ramadan is marked by 29-30 days of fasting from dawn to sunset to purify oneself by removing material desires to focus fully on devotion and service to God.
To bring awareness to this important month for those that practice the religion of Islam we bring you some of the most beautiful mosques in the world.
Masjid Dian Al-Mahri – Indonesia
Masjid Raya Batam – France
Azadi Mosque, Ashgabat – Turkmenistan
Bhong Mosque, Rahim Yar Khan District – Pakistan
The Great Mosque of Djenné – Mali
Sultan Ahmad Shah State Mosque, Kuantan – Malaysia