Eid Prayers in Jama Masjid

Muslim devotees praying at Jama Masjid in old Delhi, during the festival of Id or Eid. A festival of the Muslims in India. Eid is this auspicious Muslim festival where thousands thronged the mosques all over the country to offer prayers. Muslims offer prayers in different mosques in best of attires. Eid, is a Muslim festival that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Eid ul-Fitr lasts for three days of celebration (or more, depending on the country) and is sometimes also known as the "Smaller Eid" as compared to the Eid al-Adha that lasts three days (or more) following the Hajj and is casually referred to as the "Greater Eid". Muslims are commanded by the Qur'an to complete their fast on the last day of Ramadan and then recite the Takbir all throughout the period of Eid. On this day joy is reflected on the faces of the young and the old, strong and the infirm and everyone in between. Muslims wear their traditional attire and the spirit is upbeat. Common greeting during this festival is the Arabic greeting Eid Mubarak. This footage is part of the professionally-shot stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and Digital Betacam. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... wfi @ vsnl.com and admin@wildfilmsindia.com.