Muslims mark end of holy month

A Buddhist woman giving a rose to a Muslim boy after his prayers yesterday in Than Lyin on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. Children playing with balloons during the Eid al-Fitr celebrations yesterday at Puputan Garden in Denpasar, Bali in Indonesia
Bangladeshi Muslim devotees bowing in mass prayer to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the National Mosque Baitul Mukarram in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Tuesday. During the fasting month, Muslims around the world pray at night and abstain from eating and drinking between sunrise and sunset. PHOTO: DPA
A Buddhist woman giving a rose to a Muslim boy after his prayers yesterday in Than Lyin on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. Children playing with balloons during the Eid al-Fitr celebrations yesterday at Puputan Garden in Denpasar, Bali in Indonesia
A Buddhist woman giving a rose to a Muslim boy after his prayers yesterday in Than Lyin on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
A Buddhist woman giving a rose to a Muslim boy after his prayers yesterday in Than Lyin on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. Children playing with balloons during the Eid al-Fitr celebrations yesterday at Puputan Garden in Denpasar, Bali in Indonesia
Children playing with balloons during the Eid al-Fitr celebrations yesterday at Puputan Garden in Denpasar, Bali in Indonesia. PHOTO: REUTERS
A Buddhist woman giving a rose to a Muslim boy after his prayers yesterday in Than Lyin on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. Children playing with balloons during the Eid al-Fitr celebrations yesterday at Puputan Garden in Denpasar, Bali in Indonesia
Young Muslim women taking a selfie after a morning prayer session yesterday in Manila, the Philippines. PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Muslims around the world celebrated Eid al-Fitr yesterday to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. Eid al-Fitr is one of the two major holidays in Islam. The first day of Eid begins with early morning prayers, followed by family visits and feasts.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 06, 2019, with the headline 'Muslims mark end of holy month'. Print Edition | Subscribe