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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Meanwhile, a Christian acquaintance working at a reputable school in Islamabad narrated that she was forced to take part in a milaad ceremony by the school principal.
"Are you having a milaad?" I was so surprised at the question that I forgot to be irritated.
About the participation of foreign delegation at Milaad Conference being organized by the government, Iftikhar Durrani said a briefing would be held on Thursday to formally decide about their participation.
About the participation of foreign delegation at Milaad Conference being organised by the government, Iftikhar Durrani said a briefing would be held on Thursday to formally decide about their participation.
The school's entry is called 'Help save our environment' and was joint composed by Dylan Reay, Aimee Reay, Lucie Hardy, Lois Bass, Charlie Reed, Milaad Mohammed and Abby Wright.
Radio Milaad is running 24 hours for the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal (January 26 to February 22), in which Mohammed was born.
Last night an estimated 10,000 people took to the streets for a candlelit march to celebrate Milaad ul Nabi, which marks the day of the prophet's birthday.
It was for this reason that the Milaad Al-Amal (Birth of Hope) Organization for Humanitarian Services was established.
Mirpur Division Commissioner M Tayyeb, leading religious scholar and ex-member AJK Legislative Assembly Sahibzada Attiqur Rehman Faizpuria, AJK DGPR Raja Azhar Iqbal, Deputy Commissioner Adnan Khurshid, SSP Raja Ritz Bukhari, City Administrator Tahir Mirza, Markazi Anjuman-e-Tajran President Ch M Naeem, District Information Officer Javeid Mallick, Mirpur Markazi Milaad Committee President Ghulam Rasool Awami, and others from all walks of life led the procession which passed through its traditional routes.
Milk and soft drinks sabeels will be set up by various organizations along the entire routes of the Milaad processions in the city and rest of the district.
Asian station Radio Milaad will air its first show for an hour on DM Digital (Sky 802) from midnight to 1am.
Mosque leaders in Birmingham hope more than 5,000 worshippers will gather in the city to celebrate Eid Milaad Ul Nabi, which marks the birth of the Prophet Mohammed..