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Ramzan Kadyrov: Guardian Of The Relics Of The Prophet Muhammad

Ramzan Kadyrov looks at a collection of relics at the Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque in Grozny.
Ramzan Kadyrov looks at a collection of relics at the Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque in Grozny.
Just a few short weeks after welcoming relics of the Prophet Muhammad to Grozny, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov is set to take care of them, permanently.

The announcement that Kadyrov would become an official curator was posted on the Chechen government’s website, which says that the Chechen leader learned of his appointment -- which he “of course” accepted -- during a meeting with Russian Federation Council member Ziyad Sabsabi.

Sabsabi, an ethnic Syrian who has served as a sort of unofficial emissary to the Arab-speaking world, reportedly presented a letter from Ahmad bin Muhammad al-Hazraji, the head of religious affairs in Dubai for the United Arab Emirates government, asking Kadyrov to become a custodian of the relics of the Prophet Muhammad. 

On July 11, Kadyrov presided over the much-anticipated arrival of several relics reportedly belonging to the Prophet Muhammad -- including a piece of his beard -- from the U.A.E. Hazraji's family claims to be descendants of Muhammad.

WATCH: Welcoming the relics to Grozny

In a ceremony lasting several hours -- and broadcast live on TV Grozny -- Kadyrov pulled out all the stops to welcome the delegation from Abu Dhabi. Throngs of believers gathered on the tarmac of the Grozny airport to catch a glimpse of the holy artifacts. The route from the airport to Grozny’s Central Dome Mosque, where the relics were put on display, was lined with people of all ages holding Korans and waving green flags.

According to “Vestnik kavkaza,” more than 1 million people have seen the artifacts since they arrived in Grozny.

In September 2011, Kadyrov staged an elaborate ceremony to mark the arrival from London of a bowl, which had reportedly been used by the prophet, where it was kept by descendants of Muhammad’s cousin, Ali. According to a report by “The Guardian,” Kadyrov’s official press service said that several different parties had expressed interest in the bowl, but “the descendants decided that Ramzan Kadyrov deserves to keep it.”

Kadyrov’s father, Akhmad, who was assassinated in 2004, had served as chief mufti of the region during and after the Chechen wars in the 1990s. The younger Kadyrov has long sought to pick up where his father left off and establish himself as a religious leader in the region.

-- Zach Peterson

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August 10, 2012 13:00
"Al-Hazraji's family claims to be descendents of Muhammad."
So what? There are many descendants of Mohammad (SAW) in the world. I myself for example is the descendent of prophet Adam (SAW). Muslims also know that prophet Adam (SAW) had two sons (Christians and Jews know the story too) one of them was a rotten apple. If you are a descendent of Mohammad (SAW) in Islam you do not worship Mohammad (SAW) or his descendants. In Islam Muslims worship one God - Allah who is the most Merciful, the Creator of the Universe, the Creator of angels, the Lord of the Judgment day etc.
Kadyrov can collect anything he wants, there are no known objects which can be attributed to prophet Mohammad (SAW). Mohammad (SAW) was a POOR man who never filled his stomach full, and never used any riches. The only "riches" he had was a silver ring which was lost by one of his people after his death. He didn't use gold, in fact in Islam gold is prohibited for usage by males, only females can have it.
In Response

by: Anonymous
August 11, 2012 22:48
Every Chechens and Ingushes are "potential" Kadyrov.

Kadyrov did not come from Russia or another country, he is Chechen.

Muslims do not believe any Chechen-Ingush stories, we know those "potential" Kadyrovs are egoist people, work and fight for only themselves, not for people of İslam.
In Response

by: Chechen
August 16, 2012 20:37
osetin soon you will go back to Iran )))))))))))))

by: Aibek
August 13, 2012 01:17
Muslims do not believe in relics. The prophet destroyed pagan relics and did not want to bring new ones.

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