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Kurman Ait: Muftiyat tells about time and place of Ait prayer

Festive Ait prayer will take place in Bishkek on the Old Square on June 28. The Spiritual Directorate of the Muslims of Kyrgyzstan (SDMK) reported.

The event will start at 6 a.m.

According to SDMK, religious leaders are scheduled to speak until 7 a.m.

The Supreme Mufti of the country will speak from 7 a.m. to 7.30 a.m. He will congratulate the Kyrgyzstanis on the holiday and preach a sermon.

The Ait prayer itself will start at 7.30 a.m.

Kurman Ait is one of the sacred holidays of the Muslims, which unites people and allows them to realize themselves as a single entity. The holiday symbolizes fidelity to duty, wisdom, tolerance, readiness for self-sacrifice for the sake of high ideals.

On this day, the Muslims are required to perform the rite of sacrifice.