COVID-19 took away the communal feeling of dining side by side with individuals from various walks of life, which is a frequent sight during Ramadan. However, it appears like we will all be returning to the good old days as the iftar spreads will return to the Prophet’s Mosque.
Because Muslims fast during the day during Ramadan, the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah usually hosts a free breakfast for all. The iftar spreads will be available again in Ramadan, according to the Agency for the Affairs of the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah.
They have, however, stated that strict health regulations would be adhered to.
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Staples on the iftar spread would normally include dates, bread, yogurt, Arabian coffee, and water bottles. Though very simple compared to the exorbitant iftars prepared at homes in Ramadan, a simple meal here eating in the community spirit with people from all around the world is a feeling hard to describe. There are slight variations to the staples here with the occasional mandi as well but those are served in the open-air spaces outside the mosque.