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Lightbulbs are tested after they installed between the minarets of Suleymaniye mosque during the installation of mahya in Istanbul August 5, 2010. Mahya, where dangling lights suspended between minarets spell out devotional messages in huge letters, are intended to reward and inspire the faithful who have spent the daylight hours fasting. Today, the tradition unique to Turkey and for which Istanbul's Ottoman-era imperial mosques with their soaring minarets are ideally suited, just a handful of Istanbul's mosques use Mahya; but they are the city's grandest, and the phrases set by Turkey's directorate of religious affairs are legible from afar. Picture taken August 5, 2010. To match Reuters Life! TURKEY-RAMADAN/LIGHTS REUTERS/Murad Sezer (TURKEY - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)