Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the festival which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
A local mosque where people offer prayers on the last Friday of Ramadan, the holy fasting month of Islam, is seen reflected in a car mirror in Peshawar, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 26, 2008.
A Pakistani police officer walks in front of Islamabad's grand Faisal mosque which is decorated with lights, on the eve of Ramadan and eid-ul-fitar, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, Islamabad, Pakistan.
A Syrian vendor packs sweets in a box at his shop in downtown Damascus on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, two days ahead of the Eid al-Fitr.
An Indian Muslim vendor waits for customers to sell fruits before Muslims break fast in Mumbai on September 17, 2008. Muslims around the world, are observing the holy month of Ramadan -- a month of fasting and spiritual purity during which they refrain from eating, drinking or sex from dawn until dusk.
Millions upon millions of worshippers are celebrating the end of a month of fasting.
Often, new clothes are worn and special celebratory meals are prepared.
Pakistani girls show their hands painted with henna to celebrate the upcoming Eid al-Fitr festival, a celebration that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Multan, Pakistan on Friday.
Karachi, Pakistan: Girls show their hands painted with henna ahead of the festival of Eid.
New Delhi, India: Muslims celebrate Eid outside shops specially decorated for the occasion.
Muslim girls buy colorful bangles for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr festival in Karachi, Pakistan on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007. Pakistani Muslims are preparing for Eid al-Fitr, a celebration that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan this week.
In Indonesia, which has the world's largest population of Muslims, Eid is known as Hari Raya Idul Fitri - the Great Day of Celebration.
Millions of Afghans began Eid celebrations with prayers, and will visit relatives and friends to offer sweets and enjoy specially prepared meals.
Bangladeshi Muslims take part in a special morning prayer at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Jakarta, to kick off Eid al-Fitr celebrations. Millions of people of Bangladesh and Pakistan Muslim nations are celebrating Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of their holy fasting month of Ramadan.
A Muslim man cleans the Badshahi mosque in Lahore, Pakistan ahead of prayers to mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and the start of the Eid al-Fitr festival.
While others are celebrating Eid and closed their businesses for the purpose, this man is still cater to provide kebab for the hungry stomachs for those who wish to eat out, even on the 1st day of Eid.
Ladies selecting bangles from one of the stalls in the famous Moon market Gulishan Ravi of the Provincial Capital for the upcoming Eidul Fitr.
Food shops on Eid-ul-Fiter.
Thousands of Muslims begin to gather on the avenue close to the Mustafa Mahmoud Mosque in Cairo before daybreak to preparing for a special prayer for the first day of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, early 13 October 2007. Piety, defiance and bloodshed marked the feast of Eid al-Fitr, ending the holy month of Ramadan, across much of the Middle East. Eid al-Fitr is a three-day festival. On the first day, Muslims gather early in the morning in outdoor locations or mosques to perform the Eid prayer. This consists of a sermon followed by a short congregational prayer.
Pakistani Muslim women offer Eid prayers at the historical Badshahi Mosque during the first day of the Eid al-Fitr religious festival in Lahore, 14 October 2007. Pakistani Muslims start the three-day celebrations of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Indian Muslims attend prayers during the Eid al-Fitr festival in Jama Masjid Mosque in New Delhi, 14 October 2007.
Indian Muslims greet one another following prayers at the 152-year-old Khir-u-Din mosque, in Amritsar, 14 October 2007, on the occaision of Eid-al-Fitr.
Thai Muslim worshippers attened the last Friday prayer of the fasting month of Ramadan, in preparation for the Eid al-Fitr festival, in Thailand's southern Pattani province, 12 October 2007.
Eid at Taj Mahal