Eid Milad-un-Nabi Festival

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Eid Milad-un-Nabi is the festival which is observed by the Muslims. It honours the birthday of Prophet Mohammad. It is the gazatted holiday in India and also called as the Nabi Day. The origin of this Mawlid festival dates back to the time of the early four Rashidun Caliphs of the Islam. The Ottomans announced this as the official holiday in the year 1588.

History behind the Milad-un-Nabi festival:

Many religious group of the Muslims approve of the commemoration of Muhammad’s birthday and various other denominations like Wahhabism/Salafism, Deobandism and the Ahmadiyya (Qadiyani) don’t approve its commemoration, considering it as the unnecessary religious innovation. Mawlid is recognized as the national holiday in many of the Muslim-majority countries of the world except for the Saudi Arabia and the Qatar which are officially Wahhabi/Salafi.

What people do at Milad-un-Nabi?

Those people who observe this Milad-un-Nabi gatherings remember, discuss and also celebrate this Prophet Muhammad’s birthday and also his teachings too. Asome of the people also opt for sending Milad-un-Nabi e-cards to their friends and the family Sunni Muslims observes this day on 12th of Islamic month of Rabi’ al-awwal and Shi’a community celebrates this on 17th of Rabi’ Al-Awwal.

Activities on this day includes:

Prayers and the meetings goes on night- long.

Marches and the prayers involves huge crowds on this day. Sandal rites on the symbolic footprints of Prphet Mohammad.

People opt for the festive banners for the homes, mosques and other buildings too.

People gather in the meetings for listening to stories and poems (naats) related to Mohammad’s life, deeds and the teachings too.

Various exhibitions also features the photos of mosques in the holy cities of Mecca & Medina in Saudi Arabia.

Closing Thoughts:

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