Darul-Kutub.com hosts about a thousand scanned ancient books

Darul-Kutub.com hosts about a thousand scanned ancient books

The book stock of Darul-Kutub.com electronic library, created by the Spiritual Administration of Muslims in 2013, has been significantly enriched: 166 “new” scanned works published in Kazan before 1913 were posted on the site. Thus, today Darul-Kutub.com digital library contains 973 titles of ancient books (about 1200 volumes), including classic pre-revolutionary works of Tatar scholars and theologians.

It is noteworthy that the Muftiat of Tatarstan is actively cooperating with Dagestan colleagues, who provide scanned books of Tatar theologians and Hanafi alims to upload to the site. In addition, through the efforts of specialists of Huzur Publishing House at the muftiat of Tatarstan were “digitally eternalized” books published in the printing house “Matbaga Islamiyya” (“Islamic Printing House”). The printing house was founded by Tatar immigrants in Tokyo in 1930.

Project Darul-Kutub.com is being actively developed by Huzur Publishing House at the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Republic of Tatarstan, in order to preserve the Tatar theological heritage and its further study, translate it into modern Tatar and Russian languages, as an alternative to foreign works and counteracting radical ideology, as well as providing Muslims with affordable and authoritative sources of the Hanafi madhab. The site not only allows to find valuable works, but also to read these books online or download them for free. Site design is compatible with all screens of PCs, smartphones and tablets. You can search by authors, book titles and categories.