Eid Milad un Nabi 2021 | Famous Muslim Festival
Eid Milad un Nabi/ Jashne Eid Milad un Nabi, an Islamic festival celebrated in the joy of the birth of Prophet Muhammad. He was the greatest prophet and also considered the last messenger of the Muslim religion. People of the Muslim religion always have the utmost respect for them. Eid Milad also knows Un-Nabi by the name of Eid-e-Milad. On this day, the founder of the Muslim religion, Hazrat Mohammad Saheb was born.
According to the Islamic calendar, he born on the 12th of 573 AD, in the 03rd month of Islam, which is also known as Rabi-al-Awwal. And he died on the 12th day of Rabi-ul-Awwal as well. In 632, Prophet Mohammad Sahab passed, and many Muslims have decided to start this day as a celebration in the memory of his life and his teachings. This day is celebrated with great pomp as the birthday of Prophet Mohammed. At the same time, many people believe that Prophet Mohammad Saheb died on his birthday, due to which many people are sad on this day.
Introduction of Mohammad Sahib:-
Prophet Hazrat Mohammad’s full name was Mohammad ibr Abdullah ibr Abdul Muttalib. Prophet Hazrat Mohammed was born in Mecca. There is a cave named Hira situated at this place where he got knowledge in 610 AD. Mr. Abdullah was his father and Bibi Amina was his mother. Muhammad Sahib has established the religion of Islam to the worship of Allah.
Importance of Eid Milad un Nabi/ Jashne Eid Milad un Nabi:-
Eid Milad un Nabi/ Jashne Eid Milad un Nabi is celebrated by the Muslim community as the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad. This festival was celebrated as an official festival in Egypt. However, it later became popular in the 11th century. The Sunni community also started celebrating this festival of Eid-e-Milad.
Reasons to celebrate Eid Milad Un Nabi:-
Those who follow the religion of Islam celebrate the birth of Hazrat Mohammad on Milad Un-Nabi. Till late night people remain in akidat. Prayers are offered and processions are also taken out at many places. Shia and Sunni Muslims in their own ways spend this day in memory of Hazrat Mohammed.
How to Celebrate Eid Milad Un Nabi/Baravafat – Custom and Tradition
The Shia and Sunni communities have their own different opinions about celebrating this festival of Eid Milad Un Nabi. Due to which it is celebrated in various ways. Generally, on this day, various communities of Muslims remember the passages and thoughts told by the Prophet Mohammad and recite the Quran.
Along with this, many people visit famous Islamic sightseeing places like Mecca Medina or Dargah on this day. It is believed that whoever plays this day rules. He becomes even closer to Allah and he gets the special mercy of Allah.
On this day, prayers are held throughout the night, meetings are held. All types of processions are taken out with Eid Milad un Nabi flags. The song which is sung in the joy of the birth of this Hazrat Mohammad Sahab is called Maulud. Regarding this music, it is believed that the listener of this music has heaven. Along with this, sweets are also distributed by the people on the occasion of their birth anniversary.
How Sunni Muslims celebrate Eid Milad Un Nabi/ Barawafat:-
The day of Eid Milad Un Nabi also called Barawafat is celebrated by Muslims of the Sunni community as mourning because of Mohammed Sahab’s death. On this day, the thoughts and passages of Mohammed Saheb are remembered by the Sunnis. People of the Sunni community visit mosques on the day of Eid-e-Milad and pledge to adopt the teachings of Prophet Mohammad in their lives. So that the gifts given by Mohammad to humanity can be made even better.
How Shia Muslims celebrate Eid Milad Un Nabi/ Barawafat:-
This day is celebrated with great enthusiasm and pomp by the people of the Shia community because they believe that on this day Hazrat Ali was made his successor by the Prophet Muhammad. For them, this occasion is celebrated as a celebration of the election of a new leader. Along with this, people of the Shia community also celebrate this day as the birthday of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad.
Hazrat Mohammad’s Message:-
Mohammad Saheb had said in the sermon that if a wise person lives among the ignorant, then that person goes astray. This kind of condition is the same like a living human is wandering among the dead. According to the teachings of Hazrat Mohammad, feed the hungry, take care of the sick, free someone who has been imprisoned by mistake, help every person in trouble, whether he is a Muslim or a non-Muslim.
Significance of Barawafat or Milad-un-Nabi:-
This day of Barawafat is also known as ‘Eid a Milad’ (Milad Un-Nabi). Which means the day of the birth of the Prophet. On this day, gatherings are held overnight and their education is understood. There is a belief about this day that if the teachings of Prophet Mohammad are heard on this day, after death one gets heaven.
On this day all Muslims go to mosques to offer Namaz. This day makes us realize that even if Prophet Mohammad is not in our midst, his teachings are still trying to make the society good. We should emphasize more and more that his good and important teachings reach every human being because in today’s time people are misinterpreting the things he has told. Due to which wrong feeling is being seen in the people of Islam in the world.
Therefore, it is very important that we follow their path shown and maintain the message of peace and brotherhood in the world, because only through this the welfare of human civilization is possible. This is the reason why we should understand the importance of Barawafat and try to imbibe its real meaning in our life.
History of Eid Milad Un Nabi:-
The history of this festival of Barawafat/Eid Milad Un Nabi is very old. Different Muslim communities have their own different arguments about this festival. This day is celebrated as mourning by the Sunni community, the same is celebrated as a celebration by the Shia community. It was on this date that the Prophet Mohammed Saheb was born and he died on this date as well.
In the form of Islam, the world was given a wonderful gift by him because before he conveyed the message of Islam, all kinds of evils prevailed in Arab society. People used to burn their daughters alive. It was common to quarrel over small things and use swords. But the Prophet of Rasool, Mohammad Saheb, taught people a new way of living through Islam.
His achievements in his life are countless because through his teachings he transformed Kabali groups into a civilized society. Due to these evils in pre-Islam society, people used to kill each other for small things. After the advent of Islam, not only did the rise of civilization in the barbaric tribes of Arabia but also the development of brotherhood and all this was possible only due to the message of Islam and Quran.
By the way, there is a belief about this festival that this festival is being celebrated since the time of Prophet Mohammad. However, during the Osmania Empire in 1588, this festival gained a lot of popularity and from then onwards this method of the year began to be celebrated in a grand manner. This is the reason it is celebrated with so much pomp and glory on the 12th Rabi Al Awwal of the Islamic calendar every year.
What do you do on this day?
Prayer is offered on the symbolic footprints of Pangbar Mohammed on the day of Eid Milad un Nabi. People of the Muslim religion wake up early and the Namaz is performed in the mosque and Quran is recited. A procession is also taken out on this day with the Eid Milad un Nabi flag. Apart from this, Prophet Mohammad Hazrat Saheb is read and remembered. People visit Mecca, Medina, and Dargah on this day. People decorate their homes on this day. Mosques are also decorated on this day.
People express happiness on Eid-e-Milad 2021
Eid Milad, those prophets express happiness by leaving their homes and gather in large numbers to take out a procession. Children, elders, and elders in procession recite Nat Sharif (kalam read in praise of Prophet Muhammad). Also in the procession, the teachings of the Prophet are made. On this day mosques, houses, roads are decorated and the needy people are helped.