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Eid Milad Un Nabi

Prophet's Birthday 2019 will begin in the evening of Saturday, 9 November and ends in the evening of Sunday, 10 November

Eid Milad Un Nabi is an Islamic holiday that celebrates the birthday of the last Messenger of Islam – The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The holiday always falls on the 12th date of Rabi’ al-awwal, which is the third Islamic calendar month.

Milad-Un-Nabi is celebrated with great love and happiness in the Muslim community. Especially, in Muslim-majority countries, where there are grand birthday festivities to honor the beloved Prophet of Islam.

Eid Milad Un Nabi 2019

Eid Milad un Nabi 2019 will fall either on Saturday, 9 November or Sunday, 10 November. The dates may vary due to a change in Gregorian and Islamic lunar calendar. The final dates will be confirmed after the sighting of Rabi ul Awwal moon.

As per Islamic lunar calendar, Eid Milad Un Nabi 2019 falls on 12th Rabi’ al-Awwal, 1440 AH.

Happy Eid Milad un Nabi 2019 to all Muslims!

Eid Milad Un Nabi

Learn about Eid Milad Un Nabi

Milad Un Nabi is an important Islamic holiday that observes the birthday of the last Prophet of Islam – the Prophet Muhammad. This holiday marks the day when Allah sent Prophet Muhammad PBUH in this universe, to guide the mankind about Islam, the Quran, and the teachings of this religion.

Milad Un Nabi is commemorated on 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal. This date always remains the same in the Islamic Lunar Calendar.

In Gregorian Calendar, however, the date of Eid Milad Un Nabi changes every year. Why? Islamic lunar calendar is 10-11 days shorter than the solar year and contains no intercalation, the month migrates over the seasons and changes dates every year.

Other names for Eid Milad Un Nabi are: Mawlid, Birthday of Prophet Muhammad, Mawlid al-Nabi al-Sharif

Eid Milad Un Nabi is a combination of three Arabic words. The Arabic word “Eid” means; celebration. The Arabic word “Milad or Mawlid” means; birthday or to give birth. The Arabic word “Nabi” means; Messenger. When combined, it means “celebration of Prophet’s Birthday”.

History of Eid Milad Un Nabi

Eid Milad un Nabi Mubarak

Muslims have been celebrating Milad Un-Nabi since the early days of Islam.

The first celebrations of Eid Milad-Un-Nabi were recorded in the days of Tabi‘un (the followers of Sahaba, who received Prophet’s teachings second hand). In those days, the celebrations were limited to the reading of poetry and special songs composed to honor Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

With time, there were much greater celebrations for Milad Un-Nabi. The celebrations shifted towards Sufi-style, with animal sacrifices, grand feasts, torchlight processions, ceremonies, and public sermons organized within the Muslim community.

The celebrations for Eid Milad Un Nabi have become more widespread and have further enhanced with the arrival of this modern-day 21st century.

Today, there are grand Rabi Ul-Awwal celebrations in all Muslim countries – local towns, cities, villages, schools, and colleges. The celebratory activities now include grand feasts, Milad Sharif Mehfils, Islamic ceremonies, public festivities, decorating streets and homes with lights and flags, distributing free food in name of Prophet, and reciting Durood-e-Sharif and naats.

Eid Milad Un Nabi Celebrations

Eid Milad Un Nabi is celebrated with great zeal and fervor in all Muslim countries. The day is a public holiday in all Muslim-majority countries. The grandest celebrations are recorded in Pakistan, Turkey, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Tunisia. The only exceptions are Saudi Arabia and Qatar, where due to strict Wahhabi influence the celebrations for this day are forbidden.

Jashn e Eid Milad un Nabi SAW

12th Rabi ul Awwal is celebrated in a carnival manner, with large street processions and homes and mosques being decorated. Streets and homes are decorated with lights, and flags bearing the name of Prophet Muhammad are hung.

Charity is done on high-scale, with the wealthy Muslims distributing free food from morning till midnight. Special food stalls are arranged, where you can eat or take home anything for free.

Muslims sing Naats and chant hymns of praise to Prophet Muhammad. There are special Mehfil-e-Milaad events attended by nearby people, in which everyone recites Durood Sharif (sending blessings and peace upon the Prophet Muhammad SAW) and Qasida al-Burda Sharif.

Eid Milad Nabi decoration
A drone view of a decorated street in Pakistan on the occasion of Eid Milad Un Nabi.

Educational institutes observe a day off from regular studies. There are Naat and Quran recitation competitions, instead. Students are encouraged to wear traditional Islamic dresses – boys wearing Shalwar Qameez or Thobes with a Muslim cap and girls wearing traditional abaya. The ones reciting with the most beautiful and heart touching voice are awarded gifts.

Among non-Muslim countries, India is the only country noted for its Eid Milad Un Nabi festivities. Muslim communities decorate the streets with lights, flags, and banners. There are religious gatherings, rallies, and parades in different Indian cities.

Jashn e Eid Milad un Nabi Mubarak Wishes

  • Alhumdulillah, an amazingly Spiritual & uplifting Jashne Eid Milad-un-Nabi last night.
  • On this Milad Un Nabi 2019, let’s cherish the true spirit of Islam & The Beloved Holy Prophet (PBUH).
  • Be An Example. Show Kindness to unkind People. Forgive people who don’t deserve it. Love Unconditionally. Your action always reflects who you are. Eid Milad un Nabi Mubarak to All.
  • Jashn e Eid Milad un Nabi Mubarak. Praying for iman and health for you all.
  • The Prophet (SAW) dedicated his life to uphold the values of compassion, empathy, peace, and harmony. Let us pledge our commitment to these very ideas & beliefs. Jashn Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi Mubarak.

Happy Eid Milad un Nabi Greetings

  • Jashn e Eid Milad un Nabi SAW Mubarak to all Muslim Ummah. May Allah bless us in this Holy Month.
  • Eid Milad-Un-Nabi Mubarak to All ummat -e- Muhammad (SAWW), on this Auspicious Occasion lots of Durood and Salam to Rahmatul-lil-Alameen (S.A.W.W).
  • May the auspicious occasion of Eid-Milad-un-Nabi bring joy to your heart and peace to your home. Let this usher the feeling of fraternity & oneness. Eid Mubarak!
  • Eid-E-Milad-un-Nabi is a day to remember & remind everyone of the virtues of kindness, compassion and the teachings of the Holy Prophet. May the Lord’s peace be with us. My best wishes to all my Muslim brothers & sisters on this auspicious occasion.
  • Jashn e Eid Milad un Nabi SAW Mubarak to all Muslim Ummah. May Allah bless us in this Holy Month.

Eid Milad Nabi SMS Messages

  • Wishing each & every Muslim around the globe a very happy and blessed Eid Milad Un Nabi.
  • Jashn e Eid Milad Un Nabi Mubarak tamam Musalmano ko! May ALLAH ALMIGHTY bless us all with his Rehmat on this occasion.
  • Jashn Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi Mubarak. The Prophet (SAW) taught us about peace, harmony & compassion, let us rededicate ourselves to these values.
  • Eid-e-Milad-Un-Nabi Mubarak To All Peace-Loving Muslim Brothers & Sisters. A Day Which Commemorates The Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday. Stay Happy, Stay Blessed!
  • Congratulations to All on the Holy Day Of Eid Milad Un Nabi.

Happy Mawlid an-Nabi Poetry Quotes

  • Have a happy Mawlid an Nabi! With the Birthday of the Prophet Let Us Exemplify the Morals of the Prophet in Daily Life.
  • You are the way of love, Chosen to teach us the words of Allah, Mercy, and kindness and hope for everyone, Peace be upon you oh Muhammad.
  • On this blessed day as we mark the birth of the Prophet Muhammad, the Messenger of God Almighty, we pray for peace, love, security, and harmony for the whole world. Happy Mawlid Nabawi Sharif.
  • Today is Holy Prophet’s Birthday – Milad-Un-Nabi. Wish all Muslim Friends & families a Happy Mawlid-un-Nabi Festival
  • Do not let anyone stop you from being happy at the birth of the Prophet ﷺ, the devil cried at the blessed birth don’t you be crying.

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  • Be An Example… Show Kindness to unkind People. Forgive people who don’t deserve it. Love Unconditionally. Your action always reflects who you are. Eid Milad un Nabi Mubarak to All.
  • He must be called the saviour of humanity. I believe that if a man like him were to assume the dictatorship of modern world,he would succeed in solving its problems in a way that would bring it much needed peace and happiness.
  • Eid Milad un Nabi (SAW) Mubarak to all Muslims. May Allah guide us to follow Quran & Sunnah of Prophet (SAW) completely.
  • Eid Mubarak! Today we celebrate Eid-e-Milad, the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed. The benevolent and egalitarian Prophet is known to have fought for women’s rights and against racism during a time more unforgiving than our own.
  • Wish you all the happiness on Eid Milad Un Nabi. It’s the day to remember all the teachings of our beloved Nabi. Ya Nabi Salam aleyka
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