Whose birthday is honoured on Eid Milad-Un-Nabi?

S Venkateshwari
Whose birthday is honoured on Eid Milad-Un-Nabi?

To commemorate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad, the religion's founder who is also considered by Muslims to be the messenger of God, Muslims around the world observe Eid Milad-un-Nabi. The moon's position determines when the festival will take place. This year, milad-un-nabi will start on september 27 at night and end on september 28 at night.

The third month of the Islamic calendar, or the 12th of Rabi' ul-Awwal, is when Eid milad-un-nabi is observed. The Shia and Sunni sects observe the day on different days. Eid milad-un-nabi will be observed on the 12th Rabi' ul-awwal according to Sunni scholars. The celebrations are observed by Shia scholars on the 17th of Rabi' al-Awwal.

Why Is Eid milad-un-nabi Celebrated On The Birthday Of Prophet Muhammad? 

Mawlid is another name for the day that the Prophet Muhammad was born. The english translation of the Arabic-derived word is "birth." Eid milad-un-nabi celebrations have their roots in the early days of Islam, when believers would gather and read verses in honour of the prophet. Numerous people all over the world have been influenced by the life and teachings of Prophet Muhammad as recorded in the Hadith. During Eid milad-un-nabi, Muslims have the chance to reflect on and honour the Prophet Muhammad's life and the principles he upheld.

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