Naqshbandiya Foundation for Islamic Education

The Naqshbandiya Foundation for Islamic Education (NFIE) is a non-profit, tax exempt, religious and educational organization dedicated to serve Islam with a special focus on Tasawwuf(Sufism),

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

ISLAM in KAZAKHSTAN

Evolution of Islam in Kazakhstan: How Modern Kazakh Muslims Balance Their Religious Identity, the Soviet Legacy and National Traditions:  AIBARSHYN AKHMETKALI


 For more than 1,000 years, Islam has influenced the history and culture of Kazakhstan far more than one might expect – from the first alphabet to the language, customs, and literature. The traditional form of Islam developed along with the national customs molding into a regional form of the religion, adapted to local traditions.


Grand Mosque in Nur-Sultan, the largest mosque in Central Asia that can accommodate up to 30,000 people. Photo credit: tengrinews.kz

Seven plus decades of an atheist legacy under the Soviet Union also left its mark on how Islam is viewed among the Kazakh Muslim population today, which makes the history and evolution of Islam in the region as a worth exploring topic.

Source: Full Article :https://astanatimes.com/2022/08/evolution-of-islam-in-kazakhstan-how-modern-kazakh-muslims-balance-their-religious-identity-the-soviet-legacy-and-national-traditions/

ISLAM IN POST-SOVIET KAZAKHSTAN: EXPERIENCING THE PUBLIC REVIVAL OF ISLAM THROUGH INSTITUTIONALISATION Bilal Ahmad Malik - PDF

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Islam in Kazakhstan:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam_in_Kazakhstan


Nur - Mubarak Islamic University :https://www.nmu.edu.kz/en/?lang=KK

Nur-Mubarak EUIC is a higher education institution founded in 1993 by a common agreement between Arab Republic of Egypt ( Al- Azhar University)and Kazakhstan

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