Holy Prophet Muhammad Birthday
Sunni Muslims observe the Prophet Muhammad birthday on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi ul awal, while Shia Muslims mark it on the 17th of this month. Muhammad is believe to be the last prophet(SAW).
Rabi ul Awal month of Prophet Muhammad Birthday
Mawlid is a public holiday in many Islamic countries but not in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. Many schools, stores, businesses and organizations are open. Islamic schools, stores, businesses and organizations may be close for part of or all of the day. Public transit systems usually operate to their regular schedule.
The holy prophet Muhammad birthday, was born in Mecca, now in Saudi Arabia, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar. The precise date of his birth is unclear. However, Sunni Muslims observe Muhammad’s birthday on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi ul awal, while Shi’a Muslims mark it on the 17th day of this month. The 17th day of Rabi’ al-awwal commemorates the birth of the sixth Shi’a iman, Ja’far al-Sadiq.
The term Mawlid is use in Egypt and Sudan to refer to the birthdays of both prophet Muhammad and local Sufi saints. The birthdays of about 3000 Sufi saints are mark or celebrate. Some of these birthdays are large celebrations that attract visitors from various countries. One of the most notable of these is the celebration of Ahmed el-Bedawi’s birthday. Ahmed el-Bedawi lived about 700 years ago and is believe to be buried under the Mosque of Sheikh el-Said Ahmed el-Bedawi. The site attracts millions of visitors, including those who sleep in the mosque and in tents on the streets surrounding it.
However, the word Milaad, depending on the method of transliteration used, comes from the Arabic word for birth and usually refers to the anniversary of Muhammad birth. Look like This observance is also known as Mevlid Serif in Turkish, Mawlūd Sharīf in Urdu and Maulidur-Rasūl in Malay.
Closely Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Prophet Muhamamd Birthday 2016
United Arab Emirates – Sunday, December 11, 2016
2 countries – Tuesday, December 13, 2016
49 countries – Monday, December 12, 2016
Prophet Muhammad Birthday 2017
Happily United Arab Emirates – Thursday, November 30, 2017
Luckily 49 countries – Friday, December 1, 2017
2 countries – Saturday, December 2, 2017
Name in other languages
|Mawlid an-Nabi (Geburtstag des Propheten)||German|
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