Mawlid

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Mawlid

 

(Mawlud Milad), a Muslim religious holiday celebrating the birthday of the prophet Muhammad. The mawlid was established in the tenth and 11th centuries. It is observed on the 12th day of Rabi al-awwal, the third month of the Muslim lunar calendar.

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Muslim from Chicago Suburbs holding their Prophet Muhammad's birthday celebrations on the evening of Sunday, December 31st, 2017.
His movement is built around reverence and love for Muhammad as Islam's final prophet," adding, "On Friday night, just days after the angry protests subsided, Pakistani Muslims everywhere jubilantly celebrated Muhammad's birthday, thronging streets hung with dazzling lights and gathering around tents where devotees recited chants glorifying him.
5 billion in its four trading session during this week as the bourse is off Thursday to mark Prophet Muhammad's birthday anniversary.
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The ministers also congratulated His Highness the Amir and His Highness the Crown Prince on the occasion of the Prophet Muhammad's birthday, wishing progress and prosperity to the entire Muslim world.
December 1: Muhammad's Birthday (Mawlid Al-Nabi): for Sunni Muslims
While you might think that Mawlid al-Nabi, as Prophet Muhammad's birthday is known, would be a cause for celebration throughout the Muslim world, many do not believe the event should be marked at all.
The Peaceful Holy Procession, which also coincided with the Prophet Muhammad's birthday, also promoted peace and blessings.
He is believed to have entered the institute when it was closed for the Prophet Muhammad's birthday.
These days of particular religious significance are the Prophet Muhammad's birthday, the night of his conception (believed to be a time to receive forgiveness and mercy), the Night of Forgiveness, the Night of Power and Destiny (the night the revelation of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad began) and the night of the Night Journey (when the Prophet Muhammad visited heaven).
1 speech at al-Azhar addressing Muslim clerics -- held to mark the Prophet Muhammad's birthday -- el-Sissi called on them to promote a reading of Islamic texts in a ''truly enlightened'' manner to reconsider concepts ''that have been made sacred over hundreds of years.
Many Yemenis feel places of worship should remain separate from politics and have been angered by a Houthi campaign to paint mosques green in celebration of the Prophet Muhammad's birthday.