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).


Mawlid celebrations in Egypt


Muslims gather in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta to celebrate Mawlid


A Mawlid procession in the South Sudanese capital Juba


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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