Jama Masjid: Faces through Ramzan

Jama Masjid: Faces through Ramzan
There's no pond to take a dip, but this will give some relief, Photo Credit: Ananya Sharma

The Ramzan fast bring with it feasts, a light of perseverance and gratitude on the faces of the devout. We look at life in and around Jama Masjid, Old Delhi, leading up to Eid

July 24 , 2014
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There's no pond to take a dip, but this will give some relief
Discipline is a legacy. A father teaches his son how to wash his hands and feet properly before joining the namaz
Another day of hardship comes to an end with the evening prayers
It's time to break for the feast after the namaz
A dash of colour in the sea of humans in Old Delhi
People ignore the heat and burning floors to make it to the masjid for the namaz
It's roza for the devotees, not for free birds. And there's enough grain for them to feed on at the masjid's courtyard
Prayers are rituals, but it's the bonhomie of Ramzan that matters the most
The entrance to the mosque's main prayer hall
They greet you with a smile when you enter the masjid. Quite possibly, the kindest gesture indicating your arrival at the holy mosque


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