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Muslim faithful in Romania celebrate Ramazan Bayram

The Muslim faithful starting on May 24, for three days, will be celebrating Ramazan Bayrman, also called the Bayram of Sweets, a press release sent to AGERPRES by the Mufti of the Muslim Cult in Romania informs.

Religious events dedicated to the great Islamic celebration started in the morning, when Mufti Iusuf, the Head of the Muslim Cult in Romania  delivered the Ramazan Bayram service at the Hunchiar Mosque in Constantina.

“Religions services will be held on the Ramazan Bayrman at all mosques in Romania but, considering the current context, all the religious ceremonies will be held by observing the in force rules and all the measures meant to protect the people from getting infected with the SARS CoV-2 virus. The religious services will be held outside the mosques and people are recommended to wear face masks and keep a minimum distance of two metres between them, bring their own prayer mats, held their ablution rituals at home, avoid crowding in front of the mosques or after the religious service and direct interaction by shaking hands or hugging,” reads the press release of the Mufti.

According to the Mufti Muurat Iusuf, the Ramazan Bayram days are a blessing for the faithful who for the entire Holy Month of Ramazan held a 30-day fasting, the celebration being also regarded as an occasion for people to get closer with each other, to open their souls. During the Bayram, the faithful visit their relatives and friends, enjoying the company of the dear ones and honouring the memory of the dead.

 

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