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HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/EID-NEPAL
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May 25, 2020
An area reserved for Muslims to perform their ablution ritual is pictured in an empty mosque during Eid...
Kathmandu, Nepal
An empty mosque is pictured during Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim festival marking the end the holy fasting...
An area reserved for Muslims to perform their ablution ritual is pictured in an empty mosque during Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim festival marking the end the holy fasting month of Ramadan, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Kathmandu, Nepal May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
VENEZUELA-RELIGION/
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July 05, 2016
A woman receives a purification bath at the well of San Juan of the Money at the Sorte Mountain on the...
CHIVACOA, Venezuela
The Wider Image: Spirituality, a mountain goddess and African traditions
A woman receives a purification bath at the well of San Juan of the Money at the Sorte Mountain on the outskirts of Chivacoa, in the state of Yaracuy, Venezuela October 11, 2015. REUTERS/Marco Bello SEARCH "SANTERIA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
VENEZUELA-RELIGION/
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July 05, 2016
A man prepares a purification liquid with liquor, essences and flowers petals at a camp at the Sorte...
CHIVACOA, Venezuela
The Wider Image: Spirituality, a mountain goddess and African traditions
A man prepares a purification liquid with liquor, essences and flowers petals at a camp at the Sorte Mountain on the outskirts of Chivacoa, in the state of Yaracuy, Venezuela October 11, 2015. REUTERS/Marco Bello SEARCH "SANTERIA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
ALGERIA-CASBAH/
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January 21, 2016
A man performs ablution using water at an old fountain before performing prayers in the old city of Algiers...
Algiers, Algeria
A man performs ablution using water at an old fountain before performing prayers in the old city of Algiers...
A man performs ablution using water at an old fountain before performing prayers in the old city of Algiers Al Casbah, Algeria December 3, 2015. The Algiers Casbah is a UNESCO World heritage site that includes the Sidi Ramdane mosque and former fortress, 10 centuries old. Decay from the passing years, as well as earthquake damage in 2003, leads some to consider a move to modern apartments with financial backing from the government. Others refuse to leave a neighbourhood they have called home for decades. Picture taken December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
RELIGION-RAMADAN
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July 12, 2015
A Muslim man performs ablution as his grandson looks on before offering prayers during the holy month...
Kolkata, India
A Muslim man performs ablution as his grandson looks on before offering prayers during the holy month...
A Muslim man performs ablution as his grandson looks on before offering prayers during the holy month of Ramadan at a mosque in Kolkata, India, July 12, 2015. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
BRUNEI-ROYALS/
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April 10, 2015
Men perform ablutions before praying in the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan,...
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Men perform ablutions before praying in the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan
Men perform ablutions before praying in the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, April 10, 2015. The royal wedding ceremony of Brunei's Prince Abdul Malik and his bride Dayangku Rabiatul Adawiyah Pengiran Haji Bolkiah will be held at the Nurul Iman Palace in Brunei's capital on Sunday. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
INDIA-RELIGION/
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October 30, 2014
A Hindu devotee pushes the foam away to make space for other devotees to worship the Sun god Surya in...
New Delhi, India
A Hindu devotee pushes the foam away to make space for other devotees to worship the Sun god Surya in...
A Hindu devotee pushes the foam away to make space for other devotees to worship the Sun god Surya in the polluted waters of the river Yamuna during the Hindu religious festival of Chatt Puja in New Delhi October 30, 2014. Hindu women fast for the whole day for the betterment of their family and the society during the festival. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA-RELIGION/
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July 28, 2014
A Muslim woman performs ablution before having iftar (breaking of fast) meal on the last day of the holy...
Delhi, India
A Muslim woman performs ablution before having iftar meal on the last day of the holy fasting month of...
A Muslim woman performs ablution before having iftar (breaking of fast) meal on the last day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in India, at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
NEPAL-RELIGION/
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July 21, 2014
Hindu devotees take a dip at the Bagmati River as they participate in the "Bol Bom" (Say Shiva) pilgrimage...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Hindu devotees take a dip at the Bagmati River as they participate in the "Bol Bom" pilgrimage in Kathmandu...
Hindu devotees take a dip at the Bagmati River as they participate in the "Bol Bom" (Say Shiva) pilgrimage in Kathmandu July 21, 2014. The faithful, chanting the name of Lord Shiva, run about 15 km (9 miles) barefooted toward Pashupatinath temple seeking good health, wealth and happiness. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA
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July 20, 2014
A Muslim man helps his son to perform ablution before offering evening prayers, during the holy fasting...
Kolkata, India
A Muslim man helps his son to perform ablution before offering evening prayers, during the holy fasting...
A Muslim man helps his son to perform ablution before offering evening prayers, during the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Kolkata July 20, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA-MONSOON/
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July 01, 2014
A Hindu priest sits in a cauldron of water while performing the "Parjanya Varun Yagam", a special prayer...
Ahmedabad, India
A Hindu priest sits in cauldron of water while performing special prayer for rain in Ahmedabad
A Hindu priest sits in a cauldron of water while performing the "Parjanya Varun Yagam", a special prayer for rain, in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad July 1, 2014. India's monsoon rainfall was 43 percent below average in June, the weather office said on Monday, the weakest first month of the season in five years. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)
CENTRALAFRICAN-VIOLENCE/
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March 06, 2014
A man rests on a mat as another washes his face prior to prayers near a mosque some distance from Kilometre...
Bangui, Central African Republic
A man rests on a mat as another washes his face prior to prayers near a mosque some distance from Kilometre...
A man rests on a mat as another washes his face prior to prayers near a mosque some distance from Kilometre 12 (PK12) where internally displaced Muslims are stranded due to the ongoing sectarian violence in Bangui March 6, 2014. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola (CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
INDONESIA-INDUSTRY/
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October 13, 2013
Workers wash their faces for midday prayers at PT Trisula Garmindo Manufacturing in Bandung, West Java...
Bandung, Indonesia
Workers wash their faces for midday prayers at PT Trisula Garmindo Manufacturing in Bandung
Workers wash their faces for midday prayers at PT Trisula Garmindo Manufacturing in Bandung, West Java province September 17, 2013. In PT Trisula International's hangar-sized factory outside the western Indonesian city of Bandung, hundreds of workers stitch together clothes for some of the world's top brands. Amid the clatter and hum of their machines are hopes for a renaissance that can restore Indonesia's place among Asia's big manufacturing economies, a status it lost in the mid-1990s. Picture taken September 17, 2013. REUTERS/Beawiharta (INDONESIA - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY EMPLOYMENT TEXTILE)
TURKEY/
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August 27, 2011
Turkish people perform ablution before prayers outside the 17th century Ottoman era New Mosque (Yeni...
Istanbul, Turkey
Turkish people perform ablution before prayer outside the 17th century Ottoman era New Mosque
Turkish people perform ablution before prayers outside the 17th century Ottoman era New Mosque (Yeni cami) in Istanbul August 27, 2011. REUTERS/Osman Orsal (TURKEY - Tags: RELIGION)
INDIA-PAKISTAN
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May 30, 2011
A Kashmiri Muslim performs ablution with fountain waters inside Jamia Masjid in Srinagar May 30, 2011....
Srinagar, India
A Kashmiri Muslim performs ablution with fountain waters inside Jamia Masjid in Srinagar
A Kashmiri Muslim performs ablution with fountain waters inside Jamia Masjid in Srinagar May 30, 2011. A military standoff on the world's highest battlefield is the focus of a fresh round of talks between India and Pakistan, and any progress on one of the least thorny issues may give a boost to a tortuous peace process between the nuclear-armed rivals. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY RELIGION IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN/
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December 23, 2010
An Afghan man stands up after performing ablution next to a water stream outside Kabul December 23, 2010....
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan man stands up after performing ablution next to a water stream outside Kabul
An Afghan man stands up after performing ablution next to a water stream outside Kabul December 23, 2010. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
USA-MOSQUE/
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August 26, 2010
A boy cleans himself during a process known as "wudu" before entering the prayer hall at the Islamic...
New York, UNITED STATES
A boy cleans himself during a wudu before entering the prayer hall at the Islamic Cultural Center of...
A boy cleans himself during a process known as "wudu" before entering the prayer hall at the Islamic Cultural Center of New York in the Manhattan borough of New York August 26, 2010. The Islamic Cultural Center was the first mosque built in New York City and was completed in 1991. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: RELIGION)
BANGLADESH/
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August 19, 2010
A Muslim man performs ablutions inside the national mosque as he prepare for the afternoon prayer in...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
A Muslim man performs ablutions inside the national mosque as he prepare for the afternoon prayer in...
A Muslim man performs ablutions inside the national mosque as he prepare for the afternoon prayer in Dhaka August 18, 2010. Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and sexual relations from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: RELIGION)
KASHMIR/
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August 26, 2009
Muslims perform ablution from the fountain waters inside the compound of Kashmir's Jamia Masjid during...
Srinagar, India
Muslims perform ablution from the fountain waters inside the compound of Jamia Masjid during Ramadan...
Muslims perform ablution from the fountain waters inside the compound of Kashmir's Jamia Masjid during Ramadan in Srinagar August 26, 2009. Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and sexual relations from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR RELIGION)
KASHMIR/
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August 26, 2009
Muslims perform ablution from the fountain waters inside the compound of Kashmir's Jamia Masjid during...
Srinagar, India
Muslims perform ablution from the fountain waters inside the compound of Kashmir's Jamia Masjid during...
Muslims perform ablution from the fountain waters inside the compound of Kashmir's Jamia Masjid during Ramadan in Srinagar August 26, 2009. Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and sexual relations from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR RELIGION SOCIETY)
PAKISTAN/
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May 24, 2009
An internally displaced girl, fleeing a military offensive in Buner, performs ablution near her family...
Swabi, Pakistan
An internally displaced girl performs ablution near her family tent at the International Aid Foundation...
An internally displaced girl, fleeing a military offensive in Buner, performs ablution near her family tent at the International Aid Foundation refugee camp in Swabi district, about 120 km (75 miles) northwest of Pakistan's capital Islamabad, May 24, 2009. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN POLITICS CONFLICT SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
BOSNIA/
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April 25, 2009
Bosnian men perform ritual washing before praying at the mass funeral for 34 Muslims in the town of Vlasenica...
Vlasenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnian men perform ritual washing before praying at the mass funeral for 34 Muslims in the town of Vlasenica...
Bosnian men perform ritual washing before praying at the mass funeral for 34 Muslims in the town of Vlasenica in the Serb part of Bosnia April 25, 2009. Those buried were killed by Serb forces during the country's 1992-95 war and exhumed from mass graves in the area but many more are expected to be found. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA POLITICS CONFLICT)
PAKISTAN-MILITANT/
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April 15, 2009
A man performs ablution before prayers in the Red Mosque compound in Pakistan's capital Islamabad April...
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
A man performs ablution before prayers in the Red Mosque compound in Pakistan's capital Islamabad
A man performs ablution before prayers in the Red Mosque compound in Pakistan's capital Islamabad April 15, 2009. Pakistan's Supreme court ordered on Wednesday the release on bail of an Islamist cleric who has been held since just before soldiers stormed his Red Mosque complex in 2007 to clear out gunmen, a lawyer said. More then 100 people were killed when commandos stormed the complex after a week-long standoff in July 2007, sparking a surge in militant attacks on the security forces that has intensified in recent months. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN CONFLICT SOCIETY RELIGION)
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BELARUS/
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January 19, 2008
Servicemen of the Belarussian Interior Ministry's special unit jump into the icy waters of a lake near...
Zadomlia, Belarus
Servicemen jump into the icy waters of a lake near the village of Zadomlia
Servicemen of the Belarussian Interior Ministry's special unit jump into the icy waters of a lake near the village of Zadomlia, some 40 km (25 miles) east of Minsk, January 19, 2008. Orthodox believers mark Epiphany on January 19 by immersing themselves in icy waters regardless of the weather. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko (BELARUS)
ISRAEL/
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September 19, 2007
Ultra-orthodox Jews stand on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in Tel Aviv September 19, 2007 as they...
Tel Aviv, Israel
Ultra-orthodox Jews stand on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in Tel Aviv
Ultra-orthodox Jews stand on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in Tel Aviv September 19, 2007 as they take part in Tashlich, the ritual of casting away sins into a body of water. REUTERS/Gil Cohen Magen (ISRAEL)
NEPAL
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September 11, 2007
People perform traditional rituals at the Bagmati River in Kathmandu to celebrate Father's Day September...
Kathmandu, Nepal
People perform traditional rituals at the Bagmati River in Kathmandu
People perform traditional rituals at the Bagmati River in Kathmandu to celebrate Father's Day September 11, 2007. Hindus and Buddhists in Nepal celebrate the festival to pray for the well-being of their fathers and to pay homage to the departed ones. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar (NEPAL)
INDONESIA QUAKE
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January 28, 2005
Acehnese residents queue for water for a ritual ablution (wudlu) before Friday prayers at the Baiturrahman...
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Acehnese residents queue for water for a ritual ablution (wudlu) before Friday prayers at the ...
Acehnese residents queue for water for a ritual ablution (wudlu) before Friday prayers at the Baiturrahman grand mosque in the city of Banda Aceh. Acehnese residents queue for water for a ritual ablution (wudlu) before Friday prayers at the Baiturrahman grand mosque in the city of Banda Aceh on January 28, 2005. Acehnese are among the most devout Muslims in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation. Indeed, Islam appears to be a glue helping to hold many communities together. Just hours after the waves crashed ashore, residents in the provincial capital, Banda Aceh, recalled hearing the call to prayer from mosques even as corpses piled up inside such sanctuaries. REUTERS/Supri
NAIROBI
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November 11, 2004
A Kenyan Muslim takes his ablutions in Nairobi's Jamia mosque November 11, 2004 during the holy month...
Nairobi, Kenya
A Kenyan Muslim takes his ablutions in Nairobi's Jamia mosque.
A Kenyan Muslim takes his ablutions in Nairobi's Jamia mosque November 11, 2004 during the holy month of Ramadan. Islam, which in Arab language means submission to God, started spreading in Africa during Muhammad's lifetime when a group of Muslims escaped persecution in Mecca by fleeing to Ethiopia. From the one-billion Muslims in the world more than 350 million live in Africa. Of all continents, Africa, called by the Arabs Ifriqiya, is the only one with an absolute Muslim majority. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE.REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya RSS
SAUDI ARABIA
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February 24, 2001
A Muslim performs ablution before praying in the Haj Terminal of King Abdul Aziz International Airport...
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
A Muslim performs ablution before praying in the Haj Terminal of King Abdul Aziz International Airpo.....
A Muslim performs ablution before praying in the Haj Terminal of King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah, February 24, 2001. The ablution is a religious ritual for Muslims to clean their body before submitting to Allah. More then two million Muslims from around the world are expected to take part in this year's haj to Mecca.
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