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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The 15- day-festival known as Mulid Al-Adra or 'the Feast of the Virgin,' which takes place every year in August, is well known in the public sphere in Egypt celebrated by Orthodox Christians and many other denominations worldwide, who believe that Virgin Mary was bodily taken up into heaven at the end of her life.
Addressing at the Stadium of Al-Obeid at the opening ceremony of the 25th National School Tournament, the First Vice - President that this day provides evidence on the greatness of the people of Sudan in the homogeneity and unity, especially that the celebration coincided with the Mulid of Prophet Mohamed (Peace and be upon Him), the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Independence Day and the Silver Jubilee of the school tournament.
Outside the mosque, endless and barely moving lines of people, with large numbers of them from Upper Egypt, come to celebrate Mulid Al-Hussein (Al-Hussein Festival).
A tradition has evolved in which the sick and mentally ill from the region come to sleep in the monastic church throughout this mulid in the hope of being cured.
These factors are significant since the cultural traditions of the Coptic residents of Luxor and the Hajajiyya (descendants of the sheikh)--including its celebratory festival, the mulid or birth feast of Abu'l Hajjaj--evolved, and were influenced by, this ancient site.
If the SCAF does not enforce the ruling, Damito residents will not allow the Jews come to their village to attend the week-long Abu Hasira Mulid (festival), where they used to behave in a way that contradicts Islamic traditions and public morals under the very nose of security officials of the ousted regime," he said.
On the very day that the SPLA soldiers intimidated me I also witnessed a person in SPLA uniform slapping and kicking viciously a female traffic police opposite the traffic police offices near the Mulid Square in Juba.
Gus Dur was invited by the Hadrami Arab community to give a speech during the month of June for the Mulid al-Nabi (the Prophet's anniversary).
Scobie, the police commissioner who chases "black bottoms" and generally has fun singing ditties and cross-dressing, is kicked to death, and then, in a bizarre twist, turned into a saint with his own Mulid or Islamic shrine.
For another poet who exposes the scaffolding of gender relations in her poems, Kawthar Mustafa, the critique arises artistically from a revision of forms and celebratory moments that oral expressive tradition preserves and consecrates: Mustafa rewrites the songs and scenes of the mulid (saint's birthday), using the iconography of celebration ironically, to question male social as well as sexual potency, and she is one of the colloquial poets who have explored the performative possibilities of colloquial verse.
No less informative are his accounts of the difficulties which he, a Christian, encountered in his field work, and his personal observations of performances as well as of the behavior of participants in a mulid (pp.
People would drink coffee even in mosques during dhikr and other religious festivals such as mulid.