Ground Report | New Delhi: What is Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi; The month of Rabi-ul-Awwal is a month of special significance for the Muslim Ummah because it is the month in which the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) entered the world.
The President of the Republic of India Ram Nath Kovind congratulated on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi. “On the occasion of Muhammad’s birthday, which is celebrated as Eid Milad or Milad-un-Nabi, I congratulate all my compatriots, especially our Muslim brothers and sisters,” he said.
“Prophet Muhammad’s life is an example of fraternity, compassion, and affection. He will always remain a source of inspiration for humanity. Let us take inspiration from his life & ideals and work for the prosperity of the society and promotion of peace and harmony in the country”, the president added.
Prime Minister tweeted this morning. “Let there be peace and prosperity all around. May the virtues of kindness and brotherhood always prevail. Eid Mubarak!” (What is Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi)
What is Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi?
Eid Milad-un-Nabi is an annual celebration commemorating the birth of the Prophet of Islam and is celebrated in the third month of the Islamic lunar calendar, Rabi-ul-Awwal, beginning with the sighting of the moon. The anniversary of the Holy Prophet is also celebrated on this occasion.
Eid Milad-un-Nabi is a festival or happy day celebrated by Muslims all over the world. This day is celebrated on the occasion of the birth of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). It falls in the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, the third month of the Islamic calendar. By the way, Milad-un-Nabi and Naat ceremonies continue throughout the year, but especially in the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, the festival of Eid-ul-Milad-un-Nabi is celebrated with full religious devotion and respect.
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From the first of Rabi-ul-Awwal onwards, Milad-un-Nabi and Naat-e-Khawani (Praise of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)) gathers in mosques and other places. Highlights various aspects of Tayyaba. In the same way, various poets and praisers of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) offer Naat in the name of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).
The twelfth of Rabi-ul-Awwal is an official public holiday in all Islamic countries. In addition, Muslims in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Korea, Japan, and other non-Islamic countries often hold Milad-un-Nabi and Naat recitation ceremonies.