An international conference on the Quranic science of Tajweed was held in Saratov, southwestern Russia, marking the 1100th anniversary of the adoption of Islam by the people of the Volga Bulgaria.
The conference was organized by the “Zayd Bin Thabet” Quranic Center of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims in the Russian “Saratov” region.
“Science of Tajweed: History, Realities, Prospects” was the title of the scholarly event, which was organized by Zayd Ibn Thabit Quranic Center, affiliated to the Muslim Clerics Department of Saratov.
In the context of the recitation of the Quran, Tajweed is a set of rules for the correct pronunciation of the letters with all their qualities and applying the various traditional methods of recitation.
At the conference, scholars and thinkers from Russia, Iran, Turkey and Kazakhstan presented their papers on Quranic sciences, Tajweed, and History of Islam and exchanged views about new methods of teaching in these fields.
The 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.