Kazan – is the capital of the
Republic of Tatarstan. One of
economic, political, scientific,
cultural and sports centers in
Russia. The Kazan Kremlin is
one of UNESCO World
Heritage site. The city has
registered the brand "the third
capital of Russia
Kurbun-bairam is one of the
most important holidays for
the Muslims .The word
«Kurban» means «a
word «bairam» is translated
as «a holiday».The holiday
proceeded a 30-day fast.
Long, long ago there lived a man, Abraham by name. He
and his wife were childless. Abraham prayed god for a child and
one day Sarah gave a birth to a son. The parents loved him
greatly. But when their son grew up, god asked Abraham
sacrificed his son to him.
Abraham and Sarah were in despair, but they decided to fulfill
god’s will. Abraham took his son to the mountains where he was
going to kill his son. But as soon as he raised his knife to cut the
Son’s throat, the Angel seized Abraham’s hand and told him that
god believed him and allowed to sacrifice a sheep instead of his
Muslims begin their celebrations early in the morning when all
of them visit mosques to pray, Then men go to the cemetery to
pray for the dead. After that ,a sheep sacrifice follows, when
the meat of the sacrifice animal is donated to the relative
neighbors , especially to the poor and the sick.
Visiting the relatives is one of the more specific feature of the
holiday, when national food is eaten by numerous guests.
Uraza-bairam is the second holiday of a year which follows
after a 30-day fast. The fast and the holiday were
established many centuries ago to commemorate the
month when the great Prophet Mukhammed god god’s
blessings to spread a new religion all over the world.
a true Muslim has a good chance to sacrifice his sin during