IN PICTURES: CORONAVIRUS CHANGES RAMAZAN FOR MUSLIMS AROUND THE WORLD — BUT NOT ITS SPIRIT
|Muslims offer prayers as they maintain social distance after having their Iftar meals inside an almost empty Juma Masjid on the first day of Ramazan in Ahmedabad, India, April 25|
|Muslim people maintaining social distance stand in line to buy food for Iftar on the first day of Ramazan in Lahore.|
|A woman breaks her fast with free food from a nearby restaurant in Rawalpindi, Saturday.|
|Policemen pray before breaking their fast at a checkpoint on the first day of Ramazan in Karachi on April 25.|
|Sara Alkabra, 9, gets up after finishing the iftar meal with mother Laila Almounaier, father Ahmed Alkabra, and sister Lina Alkabra, 13, on the first day of Ramazan in Bellevue, Washington, US.|
|An Indian worker hangs strands of vermicelli to dry at a factory in Prayagraj, India, Saturday.|
|Men distribute food to people on the first day of Ramazan in Karachi.|
|A Muslim family prays before breaking their fast at a home in Malwana, Sri Lanka on April 25.|
|This combination of pictures shows (up) Muslims breaking their fast on the first day of Ramazan along a roadside in Rawalpindi on May 7, 2019, and (bottom) the same road deserted on the first day of Ramazan on April 25, 2020.|
|A combination picture shows people eating their Iftar meals inside Juma Masjid on the first day of Ramazan May 7, 2019, and during a nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of the coronavirus in Ahmedabad, India, April 25, 2020.|
|Sanitation workers disinfect the area around the Kaaba in Makkah’s Grand Mosque, on the first day of Ramazan.|
|Sheikhs Muhammad Alla Eldine, Caido Bashir Mudra and Mohamad Al Buki conduct a social media live stream of the Taraweeh prayer in an almost empty mosque, on the first day of Ramazan in Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 24|
|Gohar Sultan (70) looks on as her family eats an Iftar meal at their house in the old quarters of Delhi, India, April 25.|
|Grandfather Osman Hoxha (C), his son Agron Hoxha (L), and his grandchildren pray at their home prior to the iftar during Ramazan in Tirana, Albania on April 24.|
|This combination of pictures shows (up) people buying food for Iftar during Ramazan at a street in Dhaka on July 19, 2015, and (bottom) people walking along the same street on April 25, 2020.|
|A Syrian craftsman displays traditional “famous” lanterns at his shop in the old city of Aleppo.|
|A Kashmiri girl feeds pigeons on a deserted road outside the closed Shah-e-Hamadan shrine on the first day of Ramazan in Srinagar, Indian-occupied Kashmir, Saturday|
|A merchant selling kitchenware sits in his shop waiting for customers in Tajrish Bazaar in Iran’s capital Tehran on April 25, during Ramazan|
|An activist of Al-Khidmat Foundation arranges food for distribution in Peshawar on April 25|
|A worshipper recites the Holy Quran at a mosque during the first day of Ramazan in Peshawar|
Social separating, live-spilled supplications, and video consider the structure an enormous piece of the current year’s Ramazan for spectators.
Mosques stood to a great extent unfilled and quick breaking feasts were dropped as Muslims in Pakistan and around the globe stamped Ramazan under the coronavirus lockdown on Saturday.
Ramazan is commonly a time of both love and mingling, however, this year severe lockdowns limit social events for iftar suppers at sunset when the quick is broken — a focal point of the sacred month.
Be that as it may, from Washington to Jakarta, Muslims are discovering methods for keeping the soul of Ramazan alive through cause and love — with social removing, live-gushed supplications, and video calls shaping a huge piece of this new ordinary.