Ramazan eve in Pakistan

Ramazan, the holy month of  fasting, is expected to officially begin on Tuesday in Pakistan, though the timing depends on the alignment of the moon. Muslims usually increase their religious activities during this time. -Photos by agencies

A man offers midday prayers in Mohabbat Khan mosque in Peshawar.
A man offers midday prayers in Mohabbat Khan mosque in Peshawar.
A man selects the Quran for recital in Mohabbat Khan mosque in Peshawar.
A man selects the Quran for recital in Mohabbat Khan mosque in Peshawar.
A worker cleans the floor of the historical Badshahi mosque in preparation for the upcoming Ramazan in Lahore.
A worker cleans the floor of the historical Badshahi mosque in preparation for the upcoming Ramazan in Lahore.
A man buys fruit on a roadside stall in Karachi.
A man buys fruit on a roadside stall in Karachi.
Muslims buy traditional caps at a stall as they prepare for the upcoming Ramazan in Islamabad.
Muslims buy traditional caps at a stall as they prepare for the upcoming Ramazan in Islamabad.
A man chooses prayer beads for the holy month of Ramazan, at a shop in Peshawar.
A man chooses prayer beads for the holy month of Ramazan, at a shop in Peshawar.
A man buys a traditional cap at a shop in Peshawar.
A man buys a traditional cap at a shop in Peshawar.

Comments (8) (Closed)


hassan ali rana
Aug 01, 2011 03:42pm
very nice pictures, it would have been great to have one from Quetta as well.
The Rungs of A Ladde
Aug 01, 2011 05:35pm
...and from Karachi aswell! Ramadhan Mubarak Everyone
k.sheikh@hotmail.com
Aug 01, 2011 06:20pm
Ramadan Mubarak to every muslim in Pakistan. Lets pray this holy month brings peace and harmoney in every Pakistani's life and keep our pure land safe from internal and external dangers. May Allah protect all of us.
cheema
Aug 01, 2011 07:01pm
Ramdan mubarak to everyone, even though its banned for all the Muslims living under Chinese rule
sharma
Aug 02, 2011 08:28am
Not even a single woman? DO women not celebrate Ramadan?
Ali Wadood
Aug 02, 2011 09:19am
fasting is to purify a Muslim, and it is prescribed by Allah for a Muslim, to keep the fasts in Ramazan.
vijay ramesh
Aug 02, 2011 11:16am
Ramadan Mubarak to all Pakistani nationals. Wish you a peaceful year.
Amit
Aug 02, 2011 12:32pm
Awsome pics, Dawn Photographs are always good