Blind Muslims Observe Ramadan With Braille Qurans

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YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA - AUGUST 02: A blind men reads Braille Quran at Disability Rehabilitation Centers during holy month of Ramadan on August 2, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The centre cares for around 30 Muslim patients who suffer from blindness and on each day of Ramadan they read a braille version of the Qur'an together. The Disability Rehabilitation Center Yogyakarta is a center of services and rehabilitation, aimed at improving the lives of people with disabilities. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA - AUGUST 02: A blind men reads Braille Quran at Disability Rehabilitation Centers during holy month of Ramadan on August 2, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The centre cares for around 30 Muslim patients who suffer from blindness and on each day of Ramadan they read a braille version of the Qur'an together. The Disability Rehabilitation Center Yogyakarta is a center of services and rehabilitation, aimed at improving the lives of people with disabilities. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

Ramadan can be a physically as well as spiritually demanding time for Muslims -- even for people that aren't blind.

However, their disability is not stopping the 30 blind Muslim residents of the Yogyakarta Disability Rehabilitation Centre in Indonesia, who come together to read the Quran using in Braille during the holy month.

The Centre was started in 1982 by Colin McLennan, a New Zealander who was moved to help the disabled after seeing a shoe-shine boy with a leg missing from a traffic accident.

See photos of the residents here:

Yogyakarta's Disability Rehabilitation Residents Observe Ramadan

Yogyakarta's Disability Rehabilitation Residents Observe Ramadan

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