Unique collection of Qur'ans presented at the Library of the First President
In the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan held the opening thematic book exhibition «the Pillars of spirituality». According to the official website of capital akimat with reference to the press service of the Library of the First President, the exposition is dedicated to the VI Congress of leaders of world and traditional religions.
President Library has a large archive of documents and a book on the history of a unique, unparalleled forum – the Congress of leaders of world and traditional religions, which gathers leaders and representatives of various faiths in Astana every three years. A special place in the collections of the Library of the Nation is a collection of books, including the genuine rarities of the spiritual culture.
The exhibition includes thematic book collections on the origin and evolution of the idea of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan to hold Congresses of leaders of world and traditional religions, on religious studies, on the basics of world religions. The format of the exhibition allows you to see the sacred books of world religions, and facsimile, rare publications in the Jewish, Christian, Muslim literary tradition, which reveals the richness and diversity of world civilization, making it a part.
The real pride of the Museum collection of the Library of the Nation is a collection of Korans. The exceptional feature of this collection is that among the books are publications of the rare Fund of the library, original manuscripts, Dating from the XVIII-XIX centuries, Most publications were presented by N.. Nazarbayev as diplomatic gifts from representatives of foreign countries. The individual design of each book is distinguished by fine jewelry, artistic and calligraphic work, reflecting exquisite images of traditional Islamic culture – an integral part of the world cultural heritage.
The exhibition «Pillars of spirituality» presents more than 200 publications, including sacred books of world religions, scientific monographs, works on the history of art and architecture. Different in content and genres publications acquaint not only with the history of the origin and development of religions, but also with the continuity of spiritual traditions through time and space. An extensive collection of books allows you to learn more about the world and traditional denominations, each of which is a «pillar of spirituality».
You can visit the exhibition «Pillars of spirituality» in the Nazarbayev center at Alikhan Bokeikhanov street, 10. The exposition will last until January 30, 2019.
Any use of materials is only permitted with an active hyperlink to the official website of the city of Nur-Sultan http://astana.gov.kz