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A person walking in the lanes of Mecca on a Ramadan morning hears voices chanting the Koran in nearly every house. Many do their chanting in the cloisters of the Haram. Thus, with sleeping, reading and praying, the Muslims spend the long slow hours until sunset.

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Source Notes: The Holy Cities of Arabia, vol. 2 (1928). During the month of Ramadan, in which the prophet Muhammad is supposed to have received the Qur'an, many people try to read the scriptures in their entirety in order to bring themselves closer to the religious ideal. The Haram is the large mosque in Mecca.

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