Muslims of Chechnya meet the hair of Prophet Muhammad
Muslims of Chechnya are preparing for the solemn meeting of holy relic - the hair of the Prophet Muhammad. It will be delivered today in the afternoon on a flight from Turkey. From the airport "Grozny" Islamic holy site will be delivered to the central mosque n.a. Akhmad-Hadji Kadyrov, where it is expected by thousands of Muslims from the early morning. The queue of Muslims lined up along city streets in anticipation of the arrival of the relic, RIA Novosti reported.
"This is a great event in the life of Muslims not only for our republic but for the whole North Caucasus and Russia as a whole", "Caucasian Knot" quoted the words of the representative of the muftiate of the republic. "The Prophet's hair will be initially delivered to the mosque "The Heart of Chechnya" from the airport, and then carried throughout all the districts of the republic, to allow residents to see this shrine".
The muftiate notes that hundreds of Muslims from Ingushetia, Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria come to the Republic to become participant of the meeting of the Prophet's hair.
According to IA "Grozny-Inform", on the eve, during a meeting with religious leaders, the head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov said that "the emergence of the Islamic holy relic in the Chechen Republic is the best proof that we live in peace and harmony".
"I want every person to be able to feel this majestic moment. Everyone who wants must se this shrine. We must carry it throughout all the districts of the republic", Kadyrov said.