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Muslim women dressed in traditional garb arrive at the San Diego Convention Center for the call to prayer celebrating the end of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Saman, 8, checks a compass on his father's smartphone in a ballroom at the San Diego Convention Center to make sure he's facing east. Thousands of Muslims knelt in the direction of Mecca for prayers celebrating the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Muslim worshipers pray at the San Diego Convention Center, where hundreds of the faithful gathered to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

A girl makes her way to the prayer caller's stage at the San Diego Convention Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

A baby girl's feet are decorated with temporary henna tattoos at the Eid al-Fitr celebration marking the end of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Muslim women mingle outside a ballroom in the San Diego Convention Center after prayers marking the end of the Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Language students from Saudi Arabia, from left, Rakan Alkhallan, Abuthamirah Abdulmajeed and Muteb Alotaibi check out pictures of their friends after prayers at the San Diego Convention Center marking the end of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Hundreds of people gather at the San Diego Convention Center for prayers to mark the end of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

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Muslims gather to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Today is Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting.

Each year, Muslims spend the ninth month of the Islamic calendar observing Ramadan. Muslims who are physically able are required to fast each day of the entire month, from sunrise to sunset.

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