Eid-e-Milad: Time to Remember the Teachings of Prophet Mohammad

January 02, 2015 | 34 Views (0)

Here are some facts that you must know about Eid-e-Milad.

1. Eid-e-Milad is celebrated in memory of Prophet Mohammad who was born on the twelfth day of Rabi-ul-Awwal.

2. Rabi-ul-Awwal is the third month in the Islamic calendar. Prayers are held throughout the month.

3. Prophet Mohammad passed away on the same day; thus, Eid-e-Milad is both a time to rejoice and a time to mourn.

4. On the twelfth day of the month, Muslims remember Prophet Mohammad and his teachings. Mourning is not allowed on this day.

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5. Eid-e-Milad is also known as Maulid, and the song sung in praise of the prophet is known as Maulud.