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End of Ramadan: Eid al-Fitr


Artwork by Michael J. Green from our Celtic Blessings 2015 wall calendar.

This holiday (falling on July 18 this year), which is celebrated all over the world, marks the end of Ramadan, the month-long period of fasting when devout Muslims don’t eat or drink from sunrise to sunset. It’s been particularly difficult this year, with deaths reported in Pakistan and India and blamed on the unusually high summer temperatures. Continue reading