JUSA Calendar –Salat Time Table for 2021 (1442-43 Hijri)
The theme of the Jamiatul Ulama South Africa’s Calendar –Salat Time Table for 2021 (1442-43 Hijri) is Russia.
Islam is Russia’s second most widely professed religion with 10% of the population. Islam reached Russia in the mid-7th century C.E. as part of the Muslim conquest of Persia, Islam penetrated into the Caucasus region, parts of which were later permanently incorporated by Russia.
The first people to become Muslims within current Russian territory were the Dagestani people. The first Muslim state in the future Russia lands was Volga Bulgaria.
Islam is a fast growing influence in Russia today.
Featured in the calendar, from January to December are the following mosques from some of the Russian republics:
- Kul Sharif – Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan
- Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque – Grozny, Republic of Chechnya
- Orenburg Mosque and Caravanserai – Orenburg, Russia
- White Mosque – Bulgar, Republic of Tatarstan
- Moscow Cathedral Mosque – Moscow, Russia
- Grand Mosque – Makhachkala, Republic of Dagestan
- Pamyatnyy Znak – Volga, Republic of Tatarstan
- Saint Petersburg Mosque – Saint Petersburg, Russia
- Shali Masjid, Republic of Chechnya
- Big Khan Mosque – Bakhchisaray, Republic of Crimea
- Lala Tulpan Masjid – Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan
- Mukhtarov Mosque – Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia–Alania Republic
Other features of the calendar are:
- New moon details
- Gregorian with most probable corresponding Hijri dates
- Salat Time table for Johannesburg
- Ramadan 1442 Salat and fasting times for Johannesburg
- A profile of the Jamiatul Ulama South Africa
The calendar is available from JUSA branches and selected outlets at a cover price of R40.00.