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An exhibition of relics of the Prophet Muhammad in Belarus

Minsk, December 6, 2019

For the first time in history the sacred relics of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) were brought to Belarus. The belongings of the Messenger of Allah ﷺ, members of his family and his closest companions were delivered by special flight from Dagestan. Previously, relics were displayed in Ingushetia and the Dagestan city of Izberbash.

The exposition was held at the Museum of Islam, which opened in Minsk Cathedral Mosque on December 6, and lasted for three days.

There were presented 16 items including:

  • Hair of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ
  • Bowl of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ
  • Bowl of Ali bin Abu Talib (may Allah be pleased with him) - Companion and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ
  • Jug of Fatima (may Allah be pleased with her) - the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ
  • Jug of the mother of the faithful Aisha (may Allah be pleased with her) - the wife of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ
  • Jug of Bilal (may Allah be pleased with him) - Companion of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ
  • Flask of Bilal (may Allah be pleased with him)
  • Flask of Khalid bin Walid (may Allah be pleased with him) Companion of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ
  • Robe of Sheikh Abudul-Qadir Gilani (may Allah be pleased with him)
  • Keys of the Kaaba
  • Part of Kiswa (cover) of the Kaaba
  • Black Stone Rim (Hajar ul-Aswad) of Kaaba
  • Blackstone Fragment
  • Keys to Ravza, where the Prophet Muhammad is buried ﷺ
  • A piece of fabric from Ravza
  • Calligraphic ornaments from the mosque of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺin Medina
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Great help in transporting relics and organizing the exhibition was provided by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Belarus. The organizers noted the contribution of representatives of diasporas living in the country as well.

Representatives of religious organizations of Belarus, diplomats, political, religious and public figures took part in the opening ceremony of the Museum and the exhibition.

 

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