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Eid Milad-un-Nabi 2021: The Significance, Rituals Behind Mawlid and How It Commemorates Prophet Muhammad’s Birth Anniversary


New Delhi, October 18: Eid Milad-un-Nabi is an annual celebration to commemorate the start anniversary of Prophet Muhammad and is noticed within the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, the third month of the Islamic lunar calendar, which commences with the sighting of the moon. The event additionally marks the demise anniversary of the Prophet.

This yr, as per the Gregorian calendar, the celebration will start from the night of October 18 and will final until the night of October 19. Along with India, the pageant is well known in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and different elements of the subcontinent. Eid Milad-Un-Nabi Mubarak 2021 Images & HD Wallpapers For Free Download Online: Wish Happy Eid e Milad With WhatsApp Messages, Quotes and Greetings.

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One of an important elements of Eid Milad-un-Nabi is to have fun the lifetime of the Prophet, his teachings, sufferings, and his character, as he even forgave his enemies. Muslims have fun the event by carrying new garments, providing prayers, and exchanging presents. The neighborhood assembles at a mosque or a dargah and begins their day with a morning prayer adopted by a procession.

On the event, ANI spoke to Haji Syed Salman Chishty, twenty sixth era Gaddi Nashin of Dargah Ajmer Sharif. He stated, “Eid Milad-un-Nabi is a yearly celebration commemorated all around the world and especially observed in South Asia because of its relevance and respect for Prophet Muhammad. It’s the Prophet’s birth celebration, which falls on the 12th day of the Rabi al-Awwal month, of the Hijri calendar.”

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Speaking additional in regards to the celebrations on the Ajmer Dargah, he continued, “Tonight after the evening prayer the next day will start, so the celebration will commence from the evening, especially in Ajmer Sharif as people from all over India come to commemorate and honour the legacy of Prophet Muhammad and the message of Khwaja Muin-ud-Din Chishti, which is love towards all and malice towards none. At the Ajmer Sharif Dargah, along with the mehfil and qawwali, the teachings of the Prophet are shared with youth, elders and devotees. The celebrations go on till late night.”

“Today at around 7 PM all celebrations will start. Salat-o-Salam will be recited and everybody from the community, the whole city and nearby villages will be coming, along with people from different states. Then, early morning at 4, which is the birth time of the Prophet, special commemorative prayers are offered. The elders come to the Dargah and people just sit silently listening to the Quranic verses and the sayings of the Prophet. This is how Eid Milad-un-Nabi is observed in most of the Sufi khanqahs, Sufi dargahs and centres around the world,” added the Gaddi Nashin of Dargah Ajmer Sharif.

The customized of celebrating the start of the Holy Prophet on an infinite scale started in Egypt with the descendants of the Prophet, by means of his daughter Fatima. It was particularly celebrated by theologians and spiritual establishments. They gathered to listen to sermons, distributing sweets, presents and honey specifically, the Prophet’s favorite. Hence, the feast is a crucial a part of the celebrations.

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Adding to this Haji Syed Salman stated, “Langar is a very important aspect of the celebrations and all the langar inside the Ajmer Dargah is purely vegetarian. We don’t even use onion and garlic, so that our brothers and sisters from the Jain community can also participate in eating and serving the langar, which generally consists of sweet rice, mithais, daliya, among other things.”

He additionally spoke about how the celebrations are occurring amid the continuing COVID pandemic, “Last year due to the pandemic not much was done, but since this year there have been some relaxations in Rajasthan. So with a limited number of people and with all the COVID guidelines and protocols in place, we are observing the occasion.

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Pre-Covid, people used to come in thousands, so obviously, right now it’s not the same, but taking all the precautions, the celebrations are happening all over India, as per the COVID guideline of various states.”Since Eid Milad-un-Nabi is a really sacred and particular time of the yr, most individuals wish to spend time on the Dargahs, as they’re thought-about the centre for peace and tranquillity.

The Prophet’s life and teachings, even at the moment, proceed to affect believers and instil them with the desire to comply with the trail of righteousness. Happy Eid Milad-un-Nabi.

(This is an unedited and auto-generated story from Syndicated News feed, SociallyKeeda Staff could not have modified or edited the content material physique)



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