Tahir Ün

Photographer, video artist, curator, activist
      
Location: izmir
Nationality: turkish
Biography: Tahir Ün was born in Turkey. He has been working periodically at Xinjiang (Uighur) Autonomous Region of China, Balkans, Caucasia and Turkey as a freelance photographer, videographer, curator and activist. Tahir Ün is an... read on
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Id Kah Mosque during the Ramadan
tahir Ün
Dec 31, 2018

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief.
This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The month lasts 29–30 days based on the visual sightings of the crescent moon, according to numerous biographical accounts compiled in the hadiths.
Today, over 77 percent of Kashgar city’s 325,000 citizens are Uighur Muslims. 

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 Id Kah Mosque during the Ramadan
By Tahir Ün // faith & religion in Kashgar (2013)
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