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Eid Mubarak!

The London Central Mosque's minaret

The mosque is the central point during the festival

Millions of Muslims are celebrating Ramadan, during which they pray and don't eat until night time. It ends with a festival called 'Eid-ul-Fitr', in which they thank Allah for helping them to practise self-control.

Rob and Neil talk about Eid with their Palestinian colleague Muna and teach some vocabulary related to the festival.

This week's question:

How many people follow Islam? Is it about:

a) 1.2 billion
b) 1.5 billion
c) 1.8 billion

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

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Eid Mubarak!

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Vocabulary

fast

period of time without eating

break (a fast)

interruption of the fast by eating food

reward

get something good in return for a good action

worship

follow and show strong respect for a god

discipline

ability to control yourself

in need

poor

to donate

give money or gifts in return for nothing

mosque

Islamic temple

pray

speak to a god in private or in a religious ceremony

pilgrimage

trip to a special place to show respect

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