Day of prayer and rejoicing

Near Yogyakarta in Java, Indonesia, Muslims make their way across the sand dunes of Parangkusumo beach to attend Eid al-Fitr prayers.
Muslim families in Manila eat in a restaurant after attending prayers at the nearby Golden Mosque. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSEPHOTO: REUTERS
Muslim families in Manila eat in a restaurant after attending prayers at the nearby Golden Mosque. Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants greet each other after morning prayers at a confinement camp in Langsa, in Aceh province. Pakistanis crowding a bus i
Near Yogyakarta in Java, Indonesia, Muslims make their way across the sand dunes of Parangkusumo beach to attend Eid al-Fitr prayers. PHOTO: REUTERS
Muslim families in Manila eat in a restaurant after attending prayers at the nearby Golden Mosque. Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants greet each other after morning prayers at a confinement camp in Langsa, in Aceh province. Pakistanis crowding a bus i
Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants greet each other after morning prayers at a confinement camp in Langsa, in Aceh province. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
Muslim families in Manila eat in a restaurant after attending prayers at the nearby Golden Mosque. Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants greet each other after morning prayers at a confinement camp in Langsa, in Aceh province. Pakistanis crowding a bus i
Pakistanis crowding a bus in Lahore, Pakistan, on Thursday to travel to their hometowns to celebrate Eid al-Fitr. PHOTO: EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY

Most Muslims around the world yesterday celebrated the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, known as Eid al-Fitr or Hari Raya Puasa, with prayers, readings from the Quran and gatherings with family and friends. Here's a look at how Muslims ushered in the day yesterday in some Asian countries.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 18, 2015, with the headline 'Day of prayer and rejoicing'. Print Edition | Subscribe