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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Regardless of how one may feel about this matter, the fact remains that Mawlid an-Nabi is now listed among the public holidays of nearly every country around the Muslim world.
However, it must be stated categorically that the Mawlid an-Nabi is more than poetry reading.
As a result of this new development, the Mawlid an-Nabi is becoming a part of the mental and emotional furniture of Western Muslims.
Thirdly, the transplantation of the Mawlid an-Nabi tradition in to the American religious landscape could give rise to new forms of Muslim poetry in the English language.
RUSSIAN MUSLIMS/EVENT: Muslims across Russia gathered in Moscow to attend an event commemorating Prophet Muhammad and introducing his life within the scope of "Mawlid an-Nabi" (birthday of prophet) programs.
The mawlid an-Nabi, or celebration of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, is celebrated on the very day of the Prophet's death.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Muslims across Russia gathered in Moscow to attend an event commemorating Prophet Muhammad and introducing his life within the scope of "Mawlid an-Nabi" (birthday of prophet) programs.