In Moscow thousands of Muslims performed a prayer on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr

© RIA Novosti / Vadim Brideprice in photobacteria Eid al-Adha in the regions of Russia. Archival photoIn Moscow thousands of Muslims performed a prayer on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr© RIA Novosti / Vadim Bridalparty the image Bank

Thousands of Muslims performed the festive prayer in the Moscow Cathedral mosque, where with the congratulatory word to the believers asked the head of Council of Muftis of Russia Sheikh Ravil Gainutdin.

Eid al-Fitr — the name of the «feast day» in Turkic languages. In Arabic it is called «Eid al-Fitr». According to legend, established by the prophet Muhammad in 624. In this day among Muslims it is customary to congratulate each other with the words «Eid Mubarak!» (blessed Eid!).

«We have fulfilled the prescribed post … In this blessed time of Ramadan, everyone tried to refrain not only from food and drink, but even from profanity, abusive, insulting words, not to mention the rudeness, cheating, sowing discord, enmity, bloodshed and murder. Unfortunately, many still in the Land of those who even in this Holy month can not subdue himself cannot do without committing evil and sin, without the blood and destruction – that is categorically contrary to the command of Allah,» he addressed the faithful Gaynutdin.

He also read to the audience the greetings on Eid al-Adha from the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin. Then believers have made a festive prayer.

In the capital festive prayers were held in Historic mosque, Memorial mosque at the Poklonnaya hill mosque «Yardyam» at the estate and the city of sites.

Eid ul-Fitr commemorates the end of fasting in the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan, during which all believers (with the exception of a number of categories — for example, children and the elderly) all of the daylight hours abstaining from food, drink and entertainment, and then a special night prayer — Tarawih. At the end of each photoperiod limitation was removed and the faithful gathered for iftar — the breaking of the joint.

In Moscow thousands of Muslims performed a prayer on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotoangelo the celebration of Eid al-Fitr in Moscow and the Moscow region

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