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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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).
Milad un Nabi, celebrating the Prophet Muhammad's birthday, was a new one on me when The Journal recently announced a parade through Newcastle to celebrate it on February 25.
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.
There is no difference between the terrorism practiced by the group led by [leader of ISIS] Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and Israel's terrorism," Erekat said during a speech at a festival celebrating the Prophet Muhammad's Birthday in Jericho, Monday.
January 3: Muhammad's Birthday (Mawlid Al-Nabi): Sunni Muslims celebrate Muhammad's birthday today.
The move was the second large-scale pardon this year, after Iran's theological leader pardoned or eased the sentences of 878 people in honor of the Prophet Muhammad's birthday in January.
However, once a year, el mouled indicates the celebration of Prophet Muhammad's birthday, which falls on the 12th day of the third month of the Islamic calendar: Rabi'i Al-Awal.
Milad un-Nabi commemorates Prophet Muhammad's birthday and is a gazetted holiday in India.
Kashgari, a supporter of the cause of liberal change that triggered the Arab Spring, sent out tweets on Muhammad's birthday addressing him as an equal and saying, ''I love many things about you and hate others.
A belated celebration of the Prophet Muhammad's birthday on the out-skirts of the western city of Falluja on Feb.
They also criticized what they termed as GCC anti-Russian stance and took care to defend Asad against the rebels dismissing them as "mere gangs of armed terrorists" Parties also came out in support of Hizbullah chief Hasan Nasrallah's speech on Prophet Muhammad's Birthday describing it as a great piece of oratory which exposed American ploys.