Mawlid al-Rasul (PBUH) Celebrations Around the Globe

Mawlid al-Rasul (PBUH) Celebrations Around the Globe

The birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), also known as Mawlid al-Rasul or Eid Milad un-Nabi, was celebrated this week throughout the world with tremendous religious zeal and fervor. In some Muslim countries, the day is a public holiday. The celebrations are marked by colourful processions, tasty treats and moving displays of religious devotion and dedication. Let’s take a glimpse at how Muslims all over the world celebrated the birthday of the Last Messenger of Allah (SWT).


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Mawlid celebrations in Egypt


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Muslims gather in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta to celebrate Mawlid


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A Mawlid procession in the South Sudanese capital Juba


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Processions are taken out in India where tons of Muslims participate and come together to recite Naat-Shareef


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People are served dinner after the celebrations at the Diyanet Center of America near Washington DC


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Markets are decorated for the celebration of Mawlid in Lahore, Pakistan


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An illuminated mosque is pictured amid the Mawlid celebrations in Karachi, Pakistan


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Sweets are widely distributed among the children during Mawlid celebrations in Nablus, Palestine


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The famous whirling dervishes of Turkey perform in the city of Bursa, Turkey


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Sufi Muslims chant and beat drums during a procession in Benghazi, Libya


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A section of city is decorated in Karachi, Pakistan on the occasion of Eid Milad un-Nabi


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People are busy decorating streets with light bulbs in the Balochistan province of Pakistan