Rabi ul Awal 2017
Rabi ul Awwal is the third month of the Islamic Calendar. After the month of Safar, it comes. As it is an Arabic word, which means the first season of Spring. The month is started after sighting the Moon. Each Islamic month starts after sighting the Moon.
This month is highly significant for the Muslims. As the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) was born in this month. The exact date of His birth is disputed, but the month was Rabi ul Awal. Because of this, this month has great importance.
Muslims celebrate the birthday of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) in this month each year. Every year Milads are organized by the Muslims during this month. Celebrations begin with the start of the month and continued until the end of the month.
But there is a dispute about the exact date of birthday. As Sunni Muslims believe that the exact date is 12 Rabi ul Awal, while the Shia Muslims claim that the date was 17 Rabi ul Awal.
Muslims celebrate the birthday of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) this month, but Islam prohibits any type of celebrations on birthdays or anniversaries. So there is a difference of opinion among the Muslim scholars on the celebrations in the Rabi ul Awal.
The Importance of Rabi ul Awal:
The month of Rabi ul Awal has great significance for Muslims.
- During this month, the Messenger of Almighty Allah, the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) came into this world. And spread the teachings of the Islam in the world.
- During this month, the first mosque, which was Masjid Quba was built.
Rabi ul Awal 2017:
Like each year, the month of the Rabi ul Awal will be celebrated in the coming year of 2017. Muslims around the world celebrate this month. They celebrate the day of 12 Rabi ul Awal as a religious festival.
2017 calendar with Islamic dates predicts the estimated date of every Islamic month. In various parts of the world, the date of the new Islamic month differs. As it depends on the date of the Moon.
In every country, there is Moon-sighting Committee or Council, which announces the date of the new Islamic month after sighting the Moon.
Rabi ul Awal 2017 in Pakistan:
The majority of the Muslims is living in the Pakistan. So, this month is celebrated in the Pakistan with great religious spirit. There is a public holiday in the Pakistan. In the Pakistan, Rabi ul Awal 2017 will start at the end of November.
Islamic calendar 2017 Pakistan predicts the date for the start of the new Islamic month. The date is only confirmed after sighting the Moon. But the estimated date is given in the calendar.
Rabi ul Awal 2017 in India:
Islamic calendar 2017 India shows that Eid Milad ul Nabi or 12 Rabi ul Awal will be celebrated on 1 December in 2017 in the India. As a large number of the Muslims are living in the India.
There is no public holiday in the India. But offices and businesses are closed early so that Muslims can celebrate their religious festival of Milad ul Nabi.
Hijri calendar 2017 shows or predicts the dates of every Islamic month and it will also tell you about the date of various religious festivals including Eid ul Fitr, Eid ul Azha, 12 Rabi ul Awal etc in different parts of the world. This calendar tells you that which religious festival will come in which Islamic month. So it is very important.
Rabi ul Awal 2017 in the USA:
Muslims are living around the world. In the USA, Muslims also celebrate their religious festivals. Although there is no any public holiday on these events. Rabi ul Awal 2017 will be celebrated in the USA in the month of the December.
In the USA, Muslims scholars hold various lectures on Islam and especially on the life of Holy Prophet (S.A.W). They celebrate their religious occasions without any difficulty.
All the Islamic month has great significance for the Muslims. Similarly, the third month of Rabi ul Awal also has great blessings for the Muslims.
Muslims in the world are celebrating this month with devotion. Different Milads are conducted in various parts of the world to celebrate the birthday of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W).
In 2017, this month will be celebrated by the Muslims in different parts of the world. The exact date of this month in all the countries will be confirmed after sighting the Moon.