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Muslims begin to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Muslims begin to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr is the festival of breaking the fast that marks the end of Ramadan. This year,  Russian Muslims begin to celebrate the holiday with the sunset and continue tomorrow during the day. The Spiritual Administration of …

Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr

On Sunday, June 25, Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr - a religious holiday that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. By tradition, Grand Mufti of Russia Ravil Gaynutdin is to address Muslim believers from the …

Ravil Gaynutdin welcomes ceasefire in Syria

Ravil Gaynutdin welcomes ceasefire in Syria

The head of the Russian Muftis Council, mufti Sheikh Ravil Gaynutdin, said that he warmly welcomes and fully supports the agreement on cease-fire and the start of peace talks in Syria. Gaynutdin stressed the fundamental …

Eid al-Adha celebrated in Moscow

Eid al-Adha celebrated in Moscow

Ravil Gaynutdin: "Nobody is allowed to sacrifice people's lives, even if there are motives and political purposes"

Gaynutdin: Hajj ends with no incidents this year

Gaynutdin: Hajj ends with no incidents this year

The pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia has ended this year without any incidents, the chairman of the Russian Muftis Council, Ravil Gaynutdin, who carried out a service at the Moscow Cathedral Mosque marking the Eid al-Adha holiday, …

Happy Eid al-Adha!

Happy Eid al-Adha!

Today Muslims around the world are celebrating the festival of the sacrifice, Eid al-Adha, one of the most important festivals in the Muslim calendar. On this day believers gather at a mosque for common prayer and sacrifice an …

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

The holy month of Ramadan has ended today with the Eid al-Fitr holiday, when millions of Muslims around the world refrained from food and drinks before sunset. Muslims are making festive prayers in the mosques since the early morning. Eid al-Fitr is the second main feast after the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. The day of Eid falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal. The Eid al-Fitr holiday is celebrated for one or three days in various Muslim countries. It is officially announced as a non-working day in Dagestan, Chechnya, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, Crimea, Adygeya, Tatarstan and Bashkiria.

"Ramadan Tent" opens in Moscow

"Ramadan Tent" opens in Moscow

"Ramadan Tent" opened today in Moscow near the Memorial mosque on Poklonnaya Hill. The project, which is held in Moscow for the 11th time, will be the center of inter-religious and inter-cultural exchange and communication. …

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan

Today, millions of Muslims around the world started the holy month of Ramadan. For 30 days Muslims abstain from eating and drinking from sunrise to sunset. Muslims follow a lunar calendar and a moon-sighting methodology that …

 Moscow Muslims celebrate birthday of Prophet Muhammad

Moscow Muslims celebrate birthday of Prophet Muhammad

The event "Mawlid al-Nabi. Soul conversation', dedicated to the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, will be held today in the concert hall 'Crocus City Hall' in Moscow. It is expected that the event will be …

Russian muftis ready to reconcile Moscow and Ankara

Russian muftis ready to reconcile Moscow and Ankara

The Russian Muftis Council is ready to join the process of normalization of relations between Moscow and Ankara, the chairman of the Council, Ravil Gaynutdin, said. "We believe that the Russian Muslims should be …

Prophet Muhammad’s hair brought to Moscow Cathedral Mosque

Prophet Muhammad’s hair brought to Moscow Cathedral Mosque

The greatest relic of Islam, a hair of the Prophet Muhammad, was brought to the new complex of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque. This gift was presented by the Head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov. The relic was brought to Moscow by a special …

Hair of Prophet Muhammad to be displayed in Moscow Cathedral Mosque

Hair of Prophet Muhammad to be displayed in Moscow Cathedral Mosque

Today, an important Muslim relic – a piece of hair of the Prophet Muhammad – will be delivered from Chechnya to Moscow. It will be gifted to the Moscow Cathedral Mosque by the head of the republic, Ramzan Kadyrov. According to the press service of the Central ...

Opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque

Opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque

The Cathedral Mosque opened on September 23rd in Moscow, on the eve of the holiday of Eid al-Adha. This is a great event for the Russian Ummah, the number of which now is over 20 million people. For a long time, the mosque on Vypolzov Alley …