Mawlid Al Nabi

Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH)

About the Celebration

Mawlid Al Nabi (translates to birthday of the Prophet) is an Islamic holiday celebrated by many Muslims around the world, except those of the conservative sects. This day is used to celebrate the birth of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), the founder of Islam.

Rabi Al Awwal

The Mawlid is celebrated in Rabi Al Awwal, the third of the Islamic months. Sunni Muslims celebrate on the 12th of Rabi Al Awwal, while Shia Muslims celebrate on the 17th.

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Significance of this Day

Mawlid Al-Nabi is celebrated to display love, honour and respect to the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).