Advice 1: How to pray in Islam

Prayer in Islam is quite complex. To remember everything the first time,and especially to do it without any errors is virtually impossible. Takes months and even years of practice. However, in any religion difficult to follow all the rules and know by heart all the prayers. In the same Christianity a thousand prayers and hardly anyone knows them all. And if you talk about services, there are few who knows the whole "Church circle." It's the same in Islam.
How to pray in Islam
You will need
  • Quran, carpet, mosque
In Islam a lot of attention not only the essence of prayer, but also its visual design. For example, the soles of the feet while casting Holy for Muslim words must be kept straight so the toes didn't look in different directions. There during the prayer and his situation and for hands. They should be crossed on his chest, but not on the stomach and should not be behind. During the bowing it is necessary that the legs are not bent, and your feet are flat. Prostration to do as follows: first, to kneel, and then bend down to kiss the floor and some time to harden in this position. This is what is called in Islam the earth's bow.
According to the rules and canons, every devout Muslim must five times a day to pray. Salat is ritual prayer, which includes the Commission in strict order of movements, for example, the waist and prostrations.
Also during Salat practiced reading a short prayer formulas and reading verses from the Koran. With regard to the inner side of prayer, its deeper meaning lies in the fact that praying focuses on what is reading, praying, and he should create a sense of that watching him Allah. Prayer can be done both collectively and individually. The latter is especially practiced in Islam during travel.
There are five most important for Muslim prayers: Fajr (dawn prayer), Zuhr (midday prayer), ASR (afternoon prayer), Maghrib (sunset prayer) and Isha (night prayer). In addition, in Islam you can say a prayer requesting rain, prayer at solar and lunar Eclipse. Plus, there are the obligatory prayers that need to be fulfilled collectively: Janaza-namaz, Juma prayer and Eid prayers. There are also special prayers Dua, which do not require special training or a certain ritual. For example: prayer when visiting the sick, prayer when visiting the toilet, prayer after meals prayer when visiting the graves prayer upon entering the home, prayer when entering the mosque, and many others.

Advice 2: How to convert to Islam in Moscow

Islam is one of the most popular world religions. Muslims cherish reverence for their Holy places and traditions, many of them support each other in difficult life situations. Islam can be taken in the capital of Russia.

The rejection of past beliefs

Before accepting Islam, it is necessary to abandon the old faith. Although all world religions (Buddhism, Islam, Christianity) preach the principles of kindness and respect, the transition to the new faith negatively perceived by the majority of the followers of your former religion. The procedure of "renunciation" in the form in which it is represented in many religions, Islam does not exist. You will not be forced to renounce Jesus, if you are a follower of Catholicism or Orthodoxy. Moreover, Islam recognizes Jesus as a prophet under the name of "ISA."

A rite of passage

Quran, the Holy book of the Muslims, and according to the Koran everyone to recognize Allah can become Muslims. In Moscow, there are many mosques, and you need to visit an Islamic temple for the religion.

One of the main mosques of the capital - the Historic Mosque. It is located at the address: Bolshaya Tatarskaya street, house 28. Famous and Large Mosque - one of the oldest in Russia (under construction). Only in Moscow more than 300 mosques; faith in any Islamic temple.

Traditions, holidays

Muslims respect in Russia, in our country there are many mosques, but there are even regions with predominant Muslim religion. It is Tatarstan, Dagestan, the Chechen Republic. Every devout Muslim seeks to make a pilgrimage to the main Muslim Shrine - the black stone "Kaaba" in Mecca.

In Moscow there are many places to meet Islamic holidays. The holiday of "Eid al-Adha has a special significance for followers of Islam. For this holiday you need to make a sacrifice by stabbing bought without bargaining, honestly earned money, sheep. At the time the holding of "Eid" in Moscow have encountered serious difficulties - sacrifice was done in an inappropriate place. This problem has been solved by the Council of Muftis (Islamic priest) of Russia: there is a special Muslim slaughterhouse, which needs to do the sacrifice.

Islam in everyday life

"Convert" is not easy to develop the domestic foundations of Islam. First, it is necessary to observe a five-fold washing every day. Is complicated and the longest post - month "Ramadan". Eat during Ramadan would be a sunrise.

"Halal" is a special Muslim food. The first shop selling food to Muslims in Russia became a supermarket "Bahetle" in Kazan, capital of Tatarstan Republic. Recently "Bakhetle" was opened in Moscow.
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