Rabi ul Awal – A Month of Holy Prophet Birth. The Majority of Muslims celebrates the birthday of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) in the month of 12 Rabi ul Awal. Rabi ul Awal is an Arabic word, which means the first spring.
As for the Muslims, each Islamic month is very significant. They follow their religious traditions and festivals according to the Islamic calendar.
There are twelve months in the Islamic or Hijri calendar. Rabi ul Awal is the third month in the Hijri calendar of the Muslims. This month is very significant for the Muslims around the world.
This month is the most remarkable and significant for the entire Muslim Community in the world. As the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) is the last messenger of Allah Almighty. Moreover, our Preacher Syed Mohammad (S.A.W) were born in this Holy month.
|Fri||Feb 26||2010||Prophet’s Birthday||Muslim|
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12 Rabi ul Awal Importance for Muslims – Eid Milad-un-Nabi (S.A.W)
12 Rabi ul Awal is the birthday of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W), that’s why Muslims celebrate this day each year. Muslims celebrate this day by gathering in different Milads in this month.
But there is a difference of opinion among various Muslim scholars about the birth date of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W). Some Muslim Scholars believed that 9TH Rabi ul Awal is the birth date of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W).
But the Islamic religion has not allowed any type of birthday celebrations. Therefore, during the life of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W), even His companions never celebrated the birthday of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W). As these types of activities are prohibited in the Islam.
Even after the death of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W), His companions had never celebrated His birthday as a Festival. This shows that no celebration is prescribed by Islam on the birthday of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W). But some Muslims believed that 12 Rabi ul Awal is also the day when the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) died.
Rabi ul Awal:
Rabi ul Awal was celebrated in the entire world with great religious spirit. Muslims around the world, especially in the Pakistan and India, had celebrated this month as a religious festival.
12 Rabi ul Awal 2016 date in Pakistan is 12 December. There is a public holiday in Pakistan on 12 Rabi ul Awal each year.
12 Rabi ul Awal 2017 in the Pakistan:
According to the 2017 Hijri calendar, 12 Rabi ul Awal 2017 will be coming at the start of the month of December in Pakistan. As after sighting the moon, the date of the month will be confirmed accurately.
According to the calendar 2017, there will be some Islamic holidays in 2017 Pakistan. 12 Rabi ul Awal 2017 will also include in these holidays in the Pakistan.
As in Pakistan, all businesses are close in this holy month of Rabi ul Awal at least for 1 day. Apparently, businesses remain close so that Muslims can celebrate their religious festival with great devotion and spirit.
Islamic calendar 2017 Pakistan with holidays, shows all holidays which will come in the year 2017 in the Pakistan. All the Islamic festivals and occasions comes in this Islamic calender holy month.
12 Rabi ul Awal 2017 In Different Parts of the World:
Not to mention that in different parts of the world, Muslims celebrate this day with dozens of celebrations. In the United Arab Emirates, there is a national holiday on 12 Rabi ul Awal. In 2017, this month lies in November and December, according to the Georgian calendar.
Moreover, in USA, holy month of Rabi ul awal comes in month of the December in 2017. Although, the exact date can be tell by Islamic Moon sighting Councils of New York city. Subsequently, moon of Rabi ul awal can be seen right after the end of Islamic month Safar.
In the USA, there is no public holiday on the birthday of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W).
12 Rabi ul Awal 2017 will come in December in the India. There will no any public or a national holiday in the India on this day.
Concealingly, the month of Rabi ul Awal is highly significant for all the Muslims in the world. Moreover, most of Muslims celebrate this day as a religious festival each year. While some Muslim Scholars claim that in Islam it’s not right to celebrate any birthday or anniversary.
Despite that, Muslims around the world celebrate this day with a great religious spirit. 12 Rabi ul Awal 2017 will come at the end of November or at the start of the December in different parts of the world.