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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 video, which is almost one minute long, recorded the Mawlid -- known in the local dialect as Maalid -- were traditionally held on the occasion to celebrate the Prophet's Birthday (PBUH) or when a boy is circumcised.
Several political parties and components of civil society have called for changing the date of the presidential election because it coincides with the festivities marking the celebration of the Mawlid (Prophet's Birthday) in the governorate of Kairouan.
On the occasion of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (mawlid), Sayyid Jalaluddin founded an order of Sufism (tariqa) known as TarekatBahr ul-Nur, whose mystical teachings expound the doctrine of Nur Muhammad ('Divine Light of Muhammad'), that is, the coevality of Creation, Muhammad, and the Quran.
A preacher, Sheikh Sannu Shehu, gave the charge at the maiden edition of Inspiration 100.5 FM's Mawlid Nabiyy public lecture, held at the Trans Amusement Park, Ibadan, on Tuesday.
A l'occasion de l'Aid Al Mawlid Al-Nabawi, le Rotary international a organise, lundi 19 novembre, en collaboration avec l'association Bouregreg une journee culturelle sous le theme:[beaucoup moins que]La procession des cierges de Sale[beaucoup plus grand que].
El-Tayeb added, during a ceremony organised by the Ministry of Endowments on Monday in observance of Mawlid Al-Nabi (the Prophet Mohammed's birthday), that there is a need to maintain the Hadith texts along with Al-Quran in the legislation and provisions for Muslims.
Muscat, Nov.19 (ONA) On behalf of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, Sayyid Shihab bin Tariq al-Said presided this evening, over the recital of the Prophet's (PBUH) Biography organized on the occasion of the birthday of the Prophet (PBUH) at Al Mawlid Hall at Al Alam Palace.
Muscat: On behalf of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, His Highness Sayyid Shihab bin Tariq Al Said presided on Monday evening, over the recital of the Prophet's (PBUH) biography organised on the occasion of the birthday of the Prophet (PBUH) at Al Mawlid Hall of Al Alam Palace.
The birthday celebrations, known as Eid Al Mawlid in Sudan, feature religious, intellectual, social and commercial activities that attract and involve almost everyone, young and old, men and women, who go to highly ornate public squares.
Le mois hegirien de Rabie El-Awel, marquant a son 12eme jour le Mawlid Ennabaoui Echarif (anniversaire de la naissance du prophete Mohamed QSSSL), est une halte cultuelle et culturelle sacree chez les Adraris.
The Birthday of Prophet Muhammad, also known as Mawlid. Mawlid is celebrated on the 12th day of the third month of the Islamic calendar, called Rabial-Awwal.
Mawlid al-Nabi (the prophet's birthday), as it is called in many countries, is often associated with Sufi strains of Islam.