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Muslims in Tatarstan

Pride of the Ummah. Marjani

Marjani is a religious figure, an educator, a philosopher, a historian. The above definitions do not fully cover all aspects of his multifaceted activities. Marjani is also an ethnographer, an archeographer, an orientalist and an educator. The encyclopedic nature of his knowledge can be compared with the encyclopedicism of the French enlighteners of the eighteenth century - Diderot and Rousseau.

Sheikh Zaynullah Sharif Rasulev - eminent Muslim scholar and spiritual guide

Zainullah bin Habibullah bin Rasul, also known as Zainulla-ishan - is Russian religious figure, spiritual guide. He was born March 25, 1833 in the village of Sharipovo Orenburg province (now Uchalinsky district of Bashkortostan) in the family of a religious figure.

Exhibition on 99 names of Allah opened in Kazan

Source : / 29 Aug 2014

The exhibition of "99 names of the Almighty God" opened at the Kazan Kremlin. There are works of classical Islamic art of IX-XIX centuries.

The event organized with the assistance of the Support Fund for cultural programs named after Sh.Mardzhani, were presented 99 world masterpieces in accordance to the number of the names of God. 


UNESCO adds Tatarstani site to world heritage list

Source : Rferl / 25 Jun 2014

The ancient city of Bolgar in Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan has been inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

The inscriptions came on June 23 at the ongoing 38th session of the World Heritage Committee in Doha, Qatar.


Islamic art exhibition to be held in Kazan Kremlin

Source : / 17 May 2014
May 21, an exhibition of Islamic art “V & A Jameel Prize” will start its work at the "Hermitage-Kazan" exhibition center in Kazan Kremlin. Victoria and Albert Museum (V & A, London), the world's leading museum of art and design, for the first time hold such exhibition in the capital of Tatarstan.


Designer from Kazan wins this year’s Islamic Clothes Grand Prix

Source : Tatar-Inform / 17 May 2014

The Kazan-born designer Aisylu Kalimullina won the Grand Prix of Islamic Clothes international Muslim clothes festival. She was voted the Best Designer of 2014. She received gold earrings with diamonds as a gift from the organisers.


Meeting of Tatarstani Muslimas activists held in Tatarstan

Source : / 25 Apr 2014

A meeting of Muslim women activists was held in Kazan. Muslim women from different towns and districts of Tatarstan attended the event. They visited “Yardem” mosque and a center for blind, which is located on the territory of the mosque.


Unique silver Quran given over to Kazan Kremlin museum

Source : Tatar-Inform / 17 Apr 2014

A ceremony to hand the Silver Quran over for exhibition at Kazan Kremlin museum’s Kul Sharif mosque on Wednesday took place at the Tatarstan Plenipotentiary Representation in Moscow. The author of museum project is WT company.


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