11:37 - January 19, 2022
News ID: 3477438
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Creating a handwritten Quran has started in Kazan, Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan, to mark the 1100th anniversary of the adoption of Islam by Volga Bulgaria.

Handwritten Quran in Kazan


Tatarstan Mufti Kamil Samigullin saod this would favor the revival of the lost art of Islamic calligraphy.

It takes two days to write one page. Considering the time it takes to check the text, it will take at least two years to write a copy of the Quran.

A special commission of Russian and foreign theologians will verify the correctness of the written holy text.

Professional calligrapher Artur Pisarenko was entrusted with creating the handwritten Quran.

Volga Bulgaria was a historic Bulgar state that existed between the 7th and 13th centuries around the confluence of the Volga and Kama River, in what is now European Russia.



Tags: Quran ، handwritten ، Kazan ، Islam ، Russia
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