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Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha

01.09.2017 237 просмотров

Millions of adherents of Islam in Russia and in the world celebrate the main Muslim holiday - Eid al-Adha.

Traditionally, it is celebrated for three days. This year, the first day of Eid al-Adha falls on 1 September, this day was officially declared non-working in Adygea, Bashkiria, Tatarstan and the republics of the North Caucasian Federal District, except for North Ossetia and Stavropol Territory.

< p>Despite the day off, in all regions of the country where the Muslim population predominates, school lines on Knowledge Day were not transferred. In Crimea, where 12% of residents — Muslims, on the occasion of a religious holiday, Monday, September 4 is declared a non-working day.

Due to the fact that Eid al-Adha coincides with Day of Knowledge this year, prayers in Moscow began in  ;6:30 am. The main events take place in Moscow Cathedral Mosque on Prospekt Mira.

In Bashkiria, on the first day of Eid al-Adha, a halal festival is organized, visitors will be able to play national sports games, taste products at eastern fair and attend a concert.

The central event in Ufa — celebratory address of the Supreme Mufti of Russia Talgat Tadzhuddin to  believers in  mosque "Lalya-Tulpan" where.

On the Crimean peninsula, the main celebrations will unfold in Simferopol on September 3  There will be a pan-Crimean holiday with compulsory treats, a concert will take place, and in the evening, fireworks will be waiting for the townspeople.

< p>In Maikop, on Eid al-Adha, in the Cathedral Mosque, a traditional festive event for little Muslims is being organized. Children will be able to take part in the entertainment program with competitions and games. Special festive events for children are being prepared in Astrakhan: on September 6, contests, master classes and sports competitions await visitors to the central park of the city.

The history of Eid al-Adha dates back to an Old Testament event. To Abraham / Ibrahim / God, to test the strength of his faith, sent a test — sacrifice your own son. At the last moment, seeing humble obedience, the Almighty replaced his son with a lamb. In memory of this event, Muslims celebrate their holiday, one of the rituals of which is the slaughter of a sacrificial animal. 

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