Eid Milad-un-Nabi

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Overview:

Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad, is being celebrated with religious fervour in various parts of the country.

About:

  • This day marks the birth anniversary of the Prophet.
  • According to legends, the Prophet was born on the twelfth day of Rabee-ul-Awwal in Mecca in 570 CE. Rabee-ul-Awwal is the third month of the Islamic lunar calendar.

 

Celebrations:

  • "Milaad Mehfils"and "Seerat Conferences" will be held highlighting the life and teachings of Prophet Muhammad.
  • On this day, hymns are sung in praise of the Prophet and it is also commonly believed that listening to those will make one receive worldly and heavenly rewards.
  • Several countries celebrate the day by taking out large processions in the street and by decorating their homes.

 


Source : All India Radio