Milad un Nabi

Milad un Nabi – Great Celebration of Prophet Muhammed birthday

Milad Un Nabi is one of the most important festivals of Muslims. This festival is celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm all over the world. Let's know about the celebration of this festival and some interesting facts related to it. Milad Un Nabi marks the birthday of Prophet Muhammed in Muslim culture and is celebrated mainly in most Muslim countries and in India.

In celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad, this day is celebrated with pomp and glory. It is celebrated in the third month of the Islamic calendar. While Shia people celebrate it on the 17th of the month, the Sunnis celebrate the 12th day of the month according to the Islamic calendar. The date of this festival is different every time as per the English calendar. This festival is going to be celebrated all over the world on November 10 this year. As per the The Islamic calendar, Eid-e-Milad is celebrated on the 12th day of Rabi al-Awal.

Milad un-Nabi/Eid-e-Milad – Festival of brotherhood

The birthday celebration of the Prophet is believed to be started in the 8th century when the birthplace of Prophet Muhammad's house was turned into al-Qa'juran's house of prayer. Al-Khizuran was the mother of a caliph, Harun-al-Rashid. Originally, the festival was celebrated by Shias community only. Centuries ago, this day was celebrated with animal sacrifices and huge procession during the day, which was concluded by a speech by the rulers. The gift was given to those sitting in power. On Milad Un Nabi, people of Muslim community give gifts and feast to each other, in this way this festival is also a sign of brotherhood. 

Around the 12th century, people of Sunni society of Muslims also started celebrating this festival, although on a different date. Although the reception to the celebration of the festival was mixed with some resistance in the Sunnis, the the festival began to be celebrated in large numbers by the 15th century and by the beginning of the 20th century, it began to be considered in many countries as an auspicious and important festival. It is one of the most celebrated festivals around the world and in many countries, this is a national holiday on this day.

Eid-e-Milad Un Nabi – Distribution of gifts and food to each other

Milad Un Nabi or Malavid is celebrated in different parts of the world in different ways. For example, in Pakistan, it is celebrated after raising the national flag on national monuments, after which the gun salute is taken in the morning. In some other parts of the world, the festival is celebrated with a large procession and atmosphere such as a carnival. There is an atmosphere and can be seen by distributing gifts to the people and distributing food to the poor. This day is celebrated with thousands of mosques and mosques offering prayers with light. This is a public holiday in most Muslim countries.

Milad Un Nabi is the festival of those prophets, there is a festival of brotherhood, unity in society and society go forward together, this festival is the message. There are many stories written about this festival in history, but one story which is most famous is that if a person works well on the festival of those prophets and helps the poor, then nothing can be better than this. Many examples of this kind are present in front of us when people donate a large chunk of their property to the poor on the occasion of those prophets. It is the main purpose of this festival to feed people, to feed the bread, to maintain unity in society and to move together all together. This festival teaches brotherly and gives a message to live together.

Why Milad Un Nabi is an important festival

Milad those prophets are an extremely important festival. On this day, the person starts moving ahead with his evils and then proceeding on good deeds, if there is any wrongdoing in a person, then on this day, if he apologizes to Allah by defying that evil, all his sins are forgiven. This day is a very sacred day. On this day, the person has the destiny of worshipping Allah, but the real meaning of this festival is slow but the people forget it. The time has come that once again the right and good meaning of those prophets will be explained to the people so that people can attain God while walking the path of goodness. 

Read Hindi translation of Milad un Nabi/Eid-e-Milad here!

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