Posted 26 июня 2023,, 10:51

Published 26 июня 2023,, 10:51

Modified 26 июня 2023,, 14:55

Updated 26 июня 2023,, 14:55

Not everyone will celebrate Eid al-Adha: how will this day be celebrated in Russia

Not everyone will celebrate Eid al-Adha: how will this day be celebrated in Russia

26 июня 2023, 10:51
In some regions, the main Muslim holiday will be held as usual, and in others with restrictions.

On Wednesday, June 28, Muslims around the world celebrate their main holiday — Eid al-Adha. The Arabs also call it the «feast of sacrifice» — Eid al-Adha. In Islamic countries, Eid al-Adha is celebrated for several days, and in Saudi Arabia is even two weeks old, but the main celebrations this year fall on June 28. The occasion for this holiday is the famous episode described in the Jewish Pentateuch (Old Testament): The prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) had a dream in which Allah ordered him to sacrifice his son Ismail (Isaac), but when he obediently raised the dagger over the firstborn, the angel replaced his son with a sacrificial lamb.

These days, Muslims are required to observe the following rules:

Do not quarrel and do not swear;

Do not drink alcohol;

Do not wear dirty clothes;

Don't do hard work:

Do not refuse alms and requests for help.

In addition, every devout Muslim must make at least one Hajj in his life, that is, on a pilgrimage to Mecca.

Before the holiday, Muslims keep a fast for 10 days, and in the morning they perform an ablution with incense, visit a mosque, cemeteries, and commemorate the deceased. The main moment of the holiday is the sacrifice, and it should be as painless as possible for the animal (lamb, goat, etc.).

Meat is cooked, they keep only a third for themselves, and the rest is distributed to relatives, friends and the poor.

Despite the difficult situation in In Russia, Muslims will celebrate their holiday as usual. For example, the Kurban-fest family festival will be held in Kazan, the program of which includes a theatrical procession, a concert, a performance of acrobats, games and contests for children.

They will celebrate in Crimea, where the Muslim community lives. There, in the ethno-complex «Sarabuz», a big Eid al-Adha holiday for children will take place, however, already on June 30. The program includes a concert of children's ensembles, songs, dances, trampolines, a carousel, master classes, games with animators, a competition in national wrestling «Kuresh», a fair of products of Crimean Tatar masters.

But in Moscow and the Moscow region, everything is not so simple. The «Migrant Trade Union» has canceled a public celebration for its members:

«In order to prevent possible terrorist acts on the territory of the city of Moscow, the Moscow region and The Voronezh region has introduced a counter-terrorism operation regime „I order to cancel the holding of a public event of the Muslim holiday „Eid al-Adha“ on June 28, 2023. The order was signed by the Chairman of the Board of ROM „Yardyam“ Bazitov R.Zh.».