The main topic of this work is from ethnological point of view primarily linked to celebration of major religious holidays within the Christian (Catholic and Orthodox), Muslim and Jewish traditions. The topic is mainly related to the celebration of Christian Easter, Muslim Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha, and also Jewish Yom Kippur. The comparison between the celebrations within all of the main religious holidays is geographically related to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
One of the main findings in this work is related to the question of coexistence between three different monoteistic religions in Sarajevo, which is presented through the customs of celebrating the main religious holidays. This work shows the extent to which mutual respect and coexsistence of Catholic, Orthodoxs, Muslims and Jews is possible in the city of Sarajevo, in the present day and also in the past.
In the literary-religious sense, this work focuses on the main prayers performed during the mentioned religious holidays. Fundamental part of the work is mainly focused on the literal structure or analysis of three different prayers, named Our Father, El-Fatiha and Kol Nidrei. The main part of the literary analysis is focused mainly on their request part. The highlighted part is also their comparison, which is based on their essential differences and similarities.
This work as a whole shows forms of coexistence of different monotheistic religions. Holidays have a power of connecting people in the physical world, where people connect with each other through various costums and habits. The prayer shows the connection between people and God and also a connection between people. Religion is the one whose essence is mutualy uniting both, the physical and also the spritual level into a common whole.