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  • Fireworks show of the Bell Tower for the Feast of the Madonna del Carmine, in Piazza Mercato Naples.

  • Chariot festival of Lord Jagannath,Balaram and Suvadra is on of the major Hindu festival of Asia subcontinent.It has two part.One is journey and another is return journey.The Ratha Yatra of Jagannatha is commonly known as Car/Chariot Festival.The return journey is called Bahuda Yatra and is performed on the same manner ,as Ratha Yatra.This festival also signifies that, the deities desire to come down to the level of the common people for some time and move with them.

  • Shashi Tharoor, Congress MP Lok Sabha , along with Bhaichung Bhutia, Indian Footballer during the launch of “Gandhi - Mandela Peace Initiative” & “Launch of Gandhi-Mandela Peace Scholarship”

  • Local devotees pull a chariot during the Ganga Mai Chariot festival in Kathmandu. It is a belief that the festival is celebrated in the name of Ganga, goddess of holy water, requesting the rainfall in the country for betterment of crops and good harvest during the season.

  • Members of the new Greek government, gave their religious oath to the orthodox Archbishop Ieronimos, in the presence of the President of Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos and of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

  • Families of victims of drug-related extra judicial killings and human rights advocate with the photos of victims joined together to call for justice for the victims of extra judicial killings during their press conference at Commission on Human Rights office in Quezon City on July 9, 2019. The groups pray for the positive outcome of the deliberation for the proposed independent investigation by members of the United Nation Human Rights Council this coming July 12, 2019.

  • Kyriakos Mitsotakis President of New Democracy party, gave his religious oath in the presence of the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos, as the new Greek Prime Minister. New Democracy party won the elections against Syriza and former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

  • Devotees participate in the pulling of the chariot of Lord Jagannath during annual Jagannath Rath Yatra festival. The festival is celebrated all over the world as that involves moving deities Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra and Sudarshana on a ratha or rotho, a wooden deula-shaped chariot.

  • 48th year of ISKCON Kolkata Rath Yatra rally. Thousands of people participated and took part in the cultural rally.

  • Rathajatra is a journey in a chariot accompanied by the public. It typically refers to a procession (journey) of deities, people dressed like deities, or simply religious saints and political leaders.The term appears in medieval texts of India such as the Puranas, which mention the Rathajatra of Surya (Sun god), of Devi (Mother goddess), and of Vishnu. These chariot journeys have elaborate celebrations where the individuals or the deities come out of a temple accompanied by the public journeying with them through the Ksetra (region, streets) to another temple or to the river or the sea.

  • Chief Minister of West Bengal Mrs. Mamata Banerjee inaugurated 48th Kolkata ratha Yatra 2019 with the other celebrity and new elected MP Nusrat Jahan

  • Lord Jagannath Ratha Yatra or Chariot Festival in kolkata . Organised by ISKON . Thousands of devotees participate in this festival

  • Indian and Pakistani Sikh pilgrims gather at the mausoleum of Maharaja Ranjit Singh during commemorations for his 180th death anniversary. Sikh pilgrims arrived in Pakistan to attend a ceremony marking the 180th death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the founder of the Sikh empire. Maharaja Ranjit Singh, who was a former Sikh ruler of the united Punjab region under British colonial rule, at the Gurdwara Dera Sahib temple.

  • Residents of the Anand Vihar and Patparganj Area shouting slogans and chant Hanuman Chalisa against a local unauthorized Mazar between on road and Namaz perform on road by Muslim community .

  • "The Dinner of ALL" is an interreligious and eco-sustainable dinner: 200 people of different cultures and religions gathered to dine together in the Trastevere district near the Scalea del Tamburino. A large table with Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist and secular citizens.

  • Thousands of Filipino and foreigners enjoined in joining during the pride march celebrations with the theme "Resist Together" at Marikina Sports Center in City of Marikina on June 29, 2019. Month of June is the Pride month that celebrated by the LGBT community and annual activities conducted in Marikina City.

  • Pope Francis leads the weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square. The General Audience is held every Wednesday, when the Pope is in Vatican, in Saint Peter's Square which can accommodate around 80,000 people. During the General Audience, also called Papal Audience, the Holy Father addresses the crowd in different languages.

  • A wooden chariot with the balanced children above a prong planted travelled to Newar ancient city to mark Trishul Jatra festival. The festival is one of the oldest festival in the valley and is celebrated for peace,prosperity and happiness of the children in the city.

  • Pakistani members of Christian community are holding placards banners shout slogan against Arch Bishop Azad Marshal in Lahore on June 23, 2019. Azad Marshall is a Pakistani-born Anglican bishop. He is the sixth Bishop of the Anglican Church in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a diocese of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East in the Anglican Communion, since 2007.He is married to Lesley, who directs a ministry to underprivileged women in Pakistan.

  • Pope Francis during the conference "La Teologia dopo Veritatis Gaudium nel contesto del Mediterraneo" held in Napoli at the Pontificia Facoltà teologica dell'Italia Meridionale.

  • Pope Francis attends a congress titled "Theology after Veritatis Gaudium in the context of the Mediterranean" focusing on the Apostolic Constitution on ecclesiastical universities and faculties, issued by the Holy Father last January, on June 21, 2019 at the Faculty of Theology of Southern Italy in Naples. (Antonio Balasco)

  • Pope Francis leads the weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square. The General Audience is held every Wednesday, when the Pope is in Vatican, in Saint Peter's Square which can accommodate around 80,000 people. During the General Audience, also called Papal Audience, the Holy Father addresses the crowd in different languages.

  • International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Sanyasi or holy man worship Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra on the occasion of Snan Yatra or bathing ceremony ahead of their Ratha Yatra or chariot festival.

  • In honor of the celebrations of the Madonna della Pace in Giugliano the usual ritual of the Flight of the Angel took place, where a girl named Ilaria representing the Archangel Gabriel is suspended in the air with special cables, between the Church and the palace in Piazza Annunziata and slowly lowered towards the sumalcro of the Madonna singing traditional songs, poems in honor of the Madonna.

  • Cricket fan of indian Cricket Team holding posters of Indian Cricket Star and performing a Hawan pray for Indian cricket team win Against Pakistan team in ongoing Cricket World Cup 2019

  • Interfaith religious leaders joined ​the Poor People’s Campaign in​ Washington, DC on June 12, 2019,​ ​and attempted to march to the White House​advocating for basic human dignity ​and to deliver a petition bearing moral messages. Secret Service ​closed the street and ​told hundreds of clergy ​that ​it would be a felony if ​they ​set foot on Pennsylvania Avenue​​. The group taped the messages to the barriers.

  • People participate in Bhoto Jatra celebration on last day of a month-long Rato Machhendranath festival at Jawalakhel, Lalitpur. Guthi Sansthan personnel displays bejeweled Bhoto to people during Bhoto Jatra celebration.

  • People participate in the chariot procession in celebration for the concluding almost a month-long Rato Machhendranath festival at Jawalakhel, Lalitpur. The festival concludes with Bhoto Jatra festival.

  • Eid-ul-Fitr festival marks the end of Holy fasting month of Ramadan.

  • Palestinians perform the morning prayer of Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in the northern Gaza Strip.

  • Pope Francis leads the weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square. The General Audience is held every Wednesday, when the Pope is in Vatican, in Saint Peter's Square which can accommodate around 80,000 people. During the General Audience, also called Papal Audience, the Holy Father addresses the crowd in different languages.

  • Thousands of Jakarta residents filled the Menteng Pulo Public Cemetery, Jakarta for pilgrimages and sent prayers to deceased family members. After carrying out Eid prayer on the first day of Eid.

  • Muslims carry out Eid Al-Fitr prayers in congregation at Sunda Kelapa Harbor. Muslims throughout Indonesia celebrate Eid al-Fitr 1440 Hijri, after previously carrying out a full month of fasting in the month of Ramadan.

  • Kashmiri Muslims perform Eid-ul-fitr prayer on the occasion of Eid-ul-fitr at Hazratbal Large number of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the month of Ramadan.

  • Indonesian Muslims perform Eid al-Fitr prayer on Gumuk Pasir (sand dune) at Parangkusumo Beach in Bantul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Muslims around the world celebrate the Eid al-Fitr which is festival after the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Indonesian Muslims perform parade to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on June 4, 2019. Muslims around the world celebrate the Eid al-Fitr which is festival after the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Protesters demanding 'Abortion Without Apology' gathered at at Times Square Red Steps on June 4, 2019 as part of a national day of action to stop the abortion bans. Participants wore bloody pants and shouted, “Abortion is on the verge of being illegal!”.

  • This year, the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr begins on the evening of Tuesday 4 June.The holiday marks the end of Ramadan, a month-long period of fasting and deep reflection. Translated from Arabic as "the feast of the breaking of the fast", Muslims observe the religious holiday by taking part in traditions such as holding prayer services and donating money to charity.Eid al-Fir follows Ramadan, the Islamic holy month which sees Muslims fast during daylight hours.Ramadan commemorates the Quran first being revealed to the Prophet Muhammad and is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.Ramadan lasts between 29 and 30 days, depending on when a new moon is sighted by local religious authorities.The sighting of the new moon means that Eid al-Fitr…

  • Indonesian people shop for various needs at traditional markets welcoming festival of Eid al-Fitr. Muslims around the world will celebrate the Eid al-Fitr which is festival after the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Large number of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the month of Ramadan.

  • Some Muslim families flock to Quezon Memorial Circle to celebrate Eid'l Fitr but they learned that the celebration will be on the next day as there was no moon sighting. National Commission on Muslim Filipinos, as the Government agency tasked in providing accurate information in relation to the affairs of Muslim Filipinos, announces that all Moonsighting Committees nationwide, including the Bangsamoro Darul Ifta, have all reported of NOT SIGHTING the New Moon (Hilal) for the 1st day of Shawwal 1440 AH. As such, and as declared by the Bangsamoro Darul Ifta, it is hereby officially declared that the 1440 AH EID'L FITR will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 5, 2019

  • "Quran" is believed to be the world of Allah and was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) during the night of Lailat-ul-Qadr through the king of angels, "Gabriel".

  • Passengers travel on the rooftop of a passenger bus as they travel to their home towns to celebrate the Eid with their loved ones ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival. Millions of Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate the Eid festival, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

  • Shopping of food,cloth,household item,shoes,bangles,jewellary etc are part of EID celebration all over the world by Muslim people. Gifts are frequently given—new clothes are part of the tradition—and it is also common for children to be given small sums of money (Eidi) by their elders.It is also common to visit neighbours, family members, friends and to get together to share sweets, snacks and special meals including some special dishes that are prepared specifically on Eid.

  • People takes keen interest to buy Eid Card at Liberty Chowk in Lahore on June 01, 2019. As modern technologies came people decrease their interest in Eid-Cards, due to speedy technologies like SMS, phone call and social media applications Eid-ul-Fitr is an important religious festival celebrated worldwide by Muslims with great zeal and enthusiasm. Eid al-Fitr "feast of breaking of the fast" is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, and first day of Shawwal according to Islamic Hijri cleaner.

  • Pakistani woman are buying different stuff in preparation of upcoming Eid al Fitr shopping. Eid-ul-Fitr is an important religious festival celebrated worldwide by Muslims with great zeal and enthusiasm. Eid al-Fitr "feast of breaking of the fast" is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, and first day of Shawwal according to Islamic Hijri cleaner.

  • Khateeb Imam of historical Badshahi Mosque Hazrat Molana Syed Muhammad Abd-ul-Khabir Azad offering dua for the prosperity of Islam to mark the holy night and seek divine blessings of Lailatul Qadr,also known as the Night of Power, the 27th night of Ramadan at historical Badshahi Mosque in Lahore on June 01, 2019. Lailat al-Qader commemorates the night, according to tradition, when the Muslim holy book, the Koran, was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed through the angel Gabriel. Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. An eye catching splendid, illuminated view of historic al Mughal Era Badshahi Mosque decorated with colorful lights to mark the holy night…

  • Illuminated view of historic al Mughal Era Badshahi Mosque decorated with colorful lights to mark the holy night and seek divine blessings of Lailatul Qadr , also known as the Night of Power, the 27th night of Ramadan. in Lahore on June 01, 2019. Lailat al-Qader commemorates the night, according to tradition, when the Muslim holy book, the Koran, was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed through the angel Gabriel. Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

  • An eye catching splendid, illuminated night view of historic al Mughal Era Badshahi Mosque decorated with colorful lights to mark the holy night and seek divine blessings of Lailatul Qadr , also known as the Night of Power, the 27th night of Ramadan in Lahore. Lailat al-Qader commemorates the night, according to tradition, when the Muslim holy book, the Koran, was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed through the angel Gabriel. Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

  • Pakistani Shiite Muslims take part in a rally against Israel and United States to mark the Al-Quds (Jerusalem day), the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, organized by Imamia Students Organisation in Lahore on May 31, 2019. Protesters march down a street during "al-Quds" Day, Arabic for Jerusalem, in Lahore, Jerusalem Day began after the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, when the Ayatollah Khomeini declared the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan a day to demonstrate the importance of Jerusalem to Muslims holy month of Ramadan.