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[Graphic News] Ramadan begins for world's Muslims

By Korea Herald
  • Published : May 31, 2017 - 18:11
  • Updated : May 31, 2017 - 18:18



The Islamic holy month of Ramadan began on Saturday and with it, followers of the world’s second most popular religion will start their period of fasting and prayer. In keeping with the teachings of the Quran, Muslims across the globe abstain from intercourse, drinking, eating and any kind of activities which are deemed worldly.

The world’s Muslims observe Ramadan, their month of spiritual discipline, by fasting, abstinence and prayer during daylight hours.