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Istanbul Eyüp Mosque circumcision pary

Istanbul Eyüp Mosque circumcision pary

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Eyüp is a mosque complex near the end of the Golden Horn. It is the burial site of an important man from Islam religious history, and functions as a place of pilgimage. Boys who are circumsized that day can often be seen amongst the crowds, together with members of their family. They dress in a particular uniform.


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Hüseyin 16-May-2006 06:20
Dear Dick,
U meant Pilgrimage? if so, that is not true, because Muslims go to Mekka for Pilgrimage. Just Mekka...