Madhhab

OVERVIEW OF RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE PERIOD OF INDEPENDENCE

The achievement of national independence in Tajikistan had radically changed the ideological, political and structural platforms of the official attitude towards religion. Disruption of the planned economy had reduced the influence of Marxism-Leninism ideology and academic atheism. In all post-Soviet republics a deep economic crisis and the poli­ti­cal vacuum had occurred. In such disintegrated situation every count­ry had to determine the future path of its development.