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Pakistani Muslims Attend Itikaf

Itikaf is a spiritual retreat in a mosque, usually held during the last 10 days of Ramadan, during which Muslims spend the evening and night in the mosque devoting their time to solitary prayers and reading the Koran.

Pakistani Muslims Attend Itikaf
Pakistani Muslim devotees gather for Itikaf worship during the holy month of Ramadan at the Grand Faisal mosque in Islamabad on July 19, 2013. Itikaf is a spiritual retreat in a mosque, usually held during the last 10 days of Ramadan and during which Muslims spend the evening and night in the mosque devoting their time to solitary prayers and reading the Koran. (AFP/Getty Images)
Pakistani Muslims Attend Itikaf
Pakistani Muslim devotees read the Koran as they attend Itikaf worship during the holy month of Ramadan at the Grand Faisal mosque in Islamabad on July 19, 2014. Itikaf is a spiritual retreat in a mosque, usually held during the last 10 days of Ramadan, and during which Muslims spend the evening and night in the mosque devoting their time to solitary prayers and reading the Koran. (AFP/Getty Images)
Pakistani Muslims Attend Itikaf
A Pakistani Muslim devotee reads the Koran as he attends Itikaf worship during the holy month of Ramadan at the Grand Faisal mosque in Islamabad on July 19, 2014. Itikaf is a spiritual retreat in a mosque, usually held during the last 10 days of Ramadan, and during which Muslims will spend the evening and night in the mosque devoting their time to solitary prayers and reading the Koran. (AFP/Getty Images)
Pakistani Muslims Attend Itikaf
Pakistani Muslim devotees arrive to attend Itikaf worship during the holy month of Ramadan at at mosque in Karachi on July 19, 2014. Itikaf is a spiritual retreat in a mosque, usually held during the last 10 days of Ramadan, and during which Muslims spend the evening and night in the mosque devoting their time to solitary prayers and reading the Koran. (AFP/Getty Images)
Pakistani Muslims Attend Itikaf
Pakistani Muslim devotees pray before breaking their fast as they attend Itikaf worship during the holy month of Ramadan at a mosque in Lahore on July 19, 2014. Itikaf is a spiritual retreat in a mosque, usually held during the last 10 days of Ramadan, and during which Muslims spend the evening and night in the mosque devoting their time to solitary prayers and reading the Koran. (AFP/Getty Images)
Pakistani Muslims Attend Itikaf
Pakistani Muslim devotees offer prayers before Itikaf worship during the holy month of Ramadan at a mosque in Karachi on July 19, 2014. Itikaf is a spiritual retreat in a mosque, usually held during the last 10 days of Ramadan, and during which Muslims spend the evening and night in the mosque devoting their time to solitary prayers and reading the Koran. (AFP/Getty Images)
Pakistani Muslims Attend Itikaf
Pakistani Muslim devotees pray before breaking their fast as they attend Itikaf worship during the holy month of Ramadan at a mosque in Lahore on July 19, 2014. Itikaf is a spiritual retreat in a mosque, usually held during the last 10 days of Ramadan, and during which Muslims spend the evening and night in the mosque devoting their time to solitary prayers and reading the Koran. (/AFP/Getty Images)