Some cool Ramadan Mubarak images:

Eid al-Fitr @ al-Azhar Mosque: Video
Ramadan Mubarak

Image by modenadude
Forgive the footage, it was so chaotic at the mosque, this is the best I could come up with!

Sofi and I were unsure what time Eid prayer was held in Egypt (I heard people tell me times ranging between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m.) so Sofi and I left her apartment (after I finished watching the Saints game on my laptop there) at around 5:30 a.m., Ramadan time.

We found a taxi relatively quickly (much easier than I thought it would be to find a cab on Eid) and got to al-Azhar at 5:45 a.m. Ramadan time, still a good 20 minutes before the adhan.

So now we know, Eid prayer is roughly 6 a.m. Ramadan time, 7 a.m. real time.

Boy was it packed. Enjoy the video, in 1080p HD filmed with my Canon T2i / 550d :D

Check out the panoramic photo from al-Azhar’s courtyard before Eid prayer here:

www.flickr.com/photos/modenadude/4979175750/

YouTube version: www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Rjw5cDTXLA

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