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A Mawlid is a traditional celebration in the Islamic world of the birth date of a Muslim saint. In Egyptian Arabic it is pronounced "Mōlid". Its Arabic plural is Mawālid. Islam (Arabic: ; ( (help· info)), submission (to the will of God) is a monotheistic faith and the worlds second-largest religion. ... Arabic can mean: From or related to Arabia From or related to the Arabs The Arabic language; see also Arabic grammar The Arabic alphabet, used for expressing the languages of Arabic, Persian, Malay ( Jawi), Kurdish, Panjabi, Pashto, Sindhi and Urdu, among others. ... Look up Plural in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Plural is a grammatical number, typically referring to more than one of the referent in the real world. ...


The most common is the Mawlid of Muhammad but others include:- For other people named Muhammad, see Muhammad (disambiguation). ...

  • The Mawlid of Seyyid Badawi in Tanta Egypt
  • The Mawlid of Seyyedina Zeynib in Egypt
  • The Mawlid of Mouli Idriss in Morocco
  • and many others.

Mīlad, Mīlad an-Nabi or Mawlid al-Nabi (Arabic: مولد، مولد النبي، ميلاد النبي) is the celebration of the birthday of Muhammad, the final prophet of God; also known as "the seal of the prophets". Sunni Muslims celebrate this day on the 12th of Rabi'-ul-Awwal in the Islamic calendar. Muhammad was born around 570 CE and died in 632 CE. The Arabic language (Arabic: ‎ translit: ), or simply Arabic (Arabic: ‎ translit: ), is the largest member of the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. ... A birthday is the date on which a person was born. ... For other people named Muhammad, see Muhammad (disambiguation). ... Sunni Muslims are the largest denomination of Islam. ... Rabi al-awwal ( ربيع الأول ) is the third month in the Islamic calendar. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (also called Hijri calendar, Arabic التقويم الهجري) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate Islamic holy days. ...


It is a time of great celebration amongst Muslims were prayers and the Qur'an are recited in congregation, poems are sung in honour of Muhammad or saints and food is given to the poor (often gifts and sweets are also given to children) customs change according to the country. A Muslim is a believer in or follower of Islam. ... The Qurān (Arabic: recitation), also transliterated as Quran, Koran, and less commonly as Alcoran, is the holy book of Islam. ...


It has been suggested that Muhammad (Peace be upon him) practised the Milad an-Nabi himself because he would fast every Monday, the day on which he was born. However, he also used to fast on Thursdays; and, in fact, he would fast on many days throughout the year. Fasting is a major act of piety in Islam; and whoever fasts is highly rewarded by Allah. The abbreviation FAST may have several meanings, depending on context: Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope – The world largest single dish radio antenna in southwest China. ... Fasting is the act of willingly abstaining from some or all food and in some cases drink, for a period of time. ... For other uses, see Allah (disambiguation). ...


It is generally believed that the celebration of Milad an-Nabi was first observed around 13th century CE. Some conservative sects today consider the celebration to be an innovation, but the vast majority of Muslims celebrate the Milad with great dedication. Processions are held, homes are decorated, food is prepared and distributed, stories about the life of Muhammad are narrated by learned people of Islam and poems are recited by children. Madih nabawi may also be performed. Madih nabawi, one of the principle religious genres of Arab music, a song form devoted to eulogizing or rather praising the Prophet Muhammad and his family. ...


Milad in the Western Calendar

While Milad is always on the 12th of Rabi'-ul-Awwal in the Islamic calendar, the date on the Western calendar (the Gregorian calendar) varies from year to year due to differences between the two calendars, since the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar and the Gregorian calendar is a solar calendar. Furthermore, the method used to determine when each Islamic month begins varies from country to country. (For details, please see Islamic calendar.) All future dates listed below are only estimates: Inscription on the tomb of Pope Gregory XIII celebrating the introduction of the Gregorian Calendar The Gregorian calendar is the calendar that is used nearly everywhere in the world. ... A lunar calendar is a calendar whose date indicates the moon phase. ... A solar calendar is a calendar whose dates indicate the position of the earth on its revolution around the sun (or equivalently the apparent position of the sun moving on the celestial sphere). ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (also called Hijri calendar, Arabic التقويم الهجري) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate Islamic holy days. ...

March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ... November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... November 8 is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 53 days remaining. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ...

Source

  • Islamic Holy Days

External links

  • Mawlid
Muslim holidays and observances
Muslim New Year | Festival of Muharram | Day of Ashurah | Imamat Day | Arba'een | Mawlid
Imam Musa al Kazim day | Lailat al Miraj | Shab-e-baraat | Ramadan | Laylat al-Qadr | Eid ul-Fitr | Eid ul-Adha

 
 

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