New moon: A crescent - marking the start of a
new lunar (Shawwal) month and the symbol of Islam - is seen in the sky from Silver
Spring, in the U.S. state of Maryland
6. The place to be: Hundreds of thousands fill a field to say prayers in Bhopal, India
8. Mountain of prayers: Tens of thousands of
Muslims attend the Eid al-Fitr prayers in Dashaping, near Lanzhou city,
China's Western Gansu Province.
9. Covered: Thai Muslim women pray outside Pattani central mosque
10. In need of shade: Muslims shield their eyes from the sun at the King Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco
11. Hallowed ground: Indian Muslim devotees offer
Eid al-Fitr prayers in the rain amongst the ruins of the Ferozshah Kotla
fort and mosque in New Delhi
12. Troubled land: Afghan Muslims outside a mosque in Kabul
14. Celebration: A Muslim family in New Delhi, India, buys balloons as they leave after offering prayers
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