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 mawlid an-Nabi, or celebration of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, is celebrated on the very day of the Prophet's death.