About the wisdom and health of the President of Russia, and also on God's help to "build harmony in society, peace and the creation of equal conditions for development of religious communities" prayed on Friday, first Deputy Chairman of Russia Muftis Council and the Spiritual administration of Muslims of Russia Damir Mukhetdinov.
On Friday Muslims celebrate the most important holiday in Islam, Eid al-Adha (Turkic), Eid al-Adha (in Arabic), or the feast of sacrifice, which marks the end of Hajj, the pilgrimage to the main Muslim Holy places in Saudi Arabia. Mukhetdinov morning headed celebratory divine service in the Cathedral mosque of Moscow, the text of his sermons posted on the website of SMR.
The cancellation of Hajj because of the epidemic of the coronavirus, as well as limiting the number of people in common prayers in the mosques – it is the sacrifice of the believers for the life and safety of the public, said Friday the first Deputy Chairman of the Spiritual administration of Muslims (DUM) of Russia Damir Mukhetdinov.
On Friday, he led the festive divine service in the Cathedral mosque of Moscow - the text of his sermons posted on the website of the DUMAS of the Russian Federation.
In Russian regions there is still a "huge shortage" of imams, reported the press service of the Spiritual administration of Muslims (DUM) of the Russian Federation with reference to the first Deputy head of DOOM, the rector of Moscow Islamic Institute (MIA) Damir Muhetdinov.
"The first Deputy mufti stressed that in the regions remains a huge shortage of imams and to revitalize community life, for the organization of educational system and social work are required young, well-educated, strong-willed and ready to selflessly serving imams", - is spoken in the message published on the website of the DUMAS of the Russian Federation.
Change the status of Hagia Sophia (Hagia Sophia) in Istanbul, its conversion into a mosque is a positive transformation for the Jews, Muslims and Christians, as there now will be the common for all Abrahamic religions God, said the first Deputy head of the Spiritual administration of Muslims (DUM) of Russia Damir Mukhetdinov.
The state Council, Turkey's highest administrative court - July 10, annulled the decision of 1934 the transformation of Hagia Sophia into a Museum. Immediately after this, the Turkish President announced that he had signed a decree about the transformation of the Cathedral into a mosque and the beginning of Muslim worship there. They will begin on July 24.
In the Spiritual administration of Muslims (DUM) of the Russian Federation expect an increase in the number of worshippers after the lifting of the isolation regime in the capital, with the sanitary measures in Moscow's Cathedral mosque can accommodate about 1.5 thousand people, said RIA Novosti first Deputy head Damir Mukhetdinov.
Earlier on Monday, Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that all the basic restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus, while maintaining epidemiological safety will be removed in June. 9 June in Moscow canceled the self-isolation and access control.
The spiritual administration of Muslims of Russia suggested the communities in the regions to allow collective prayers in mosques with the participation of the parishioners, to the letter signed by first Deputy head of the DUM of the Russian Federation Damir Muhetdinov.
A letter to the chairmen of centralized and local religious organizations in the structure of THOUGHTS and of the Council of Muftis of Russia signed on 29 may (available to the RIA Novosti news Agency).
The Moscow Cathedral mosque will open to the faithful on June 1 in test mode, said RIA Novosti first Deputy head of the Spiritual administration of Muslims of the Russian Federation (DUM RF) Damir Mukhetdinov.
"Tomorrow without a Declaration of the Moscow Cathedral mosque is starting to work," said Mukhetdinov.