HAPPY EID MILAD

HAPPY EID MILAD

Mawlid or Mawlid al-Nabi al-Sharif (“Birth of the Prophet”,) is the observance of the birthday of Islamic prophet Muhammad which is commemorated in Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar.12th Rabi’ al-awwal is the accepted date among most of the Sunni scholars, while Shi’a scholars regard 17th Rabi’ al-awwal as the accepted date. 


  • Mawlid is derived from the Arabic root word , meaning to give birth, bear a child, descendant.In contemporary usage, Mawlid refers to the observance of the birthday of Muhammad.
  • Along with being referred to as the celebration of the birth of Muhammad, the term Mawlid also refers to the ‘text especially composed for and recited at Muhammad’s nativity celebration’ or “a text recited or sung on that day“.

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