Eid Milad Un Nabi 2020: Date, History, Significance Of Mawlid, Greetings, Messages To Share
Eid Milad Un Nabi or Mawlid is the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad. It starts today evening and ends on October 30, Thursday. Eid Milad Un Nabi is celebrated across the world in the third month of the Muslim lunar calendar. Eid Milad Un Nabi celebrations have started in Saudi Arabia but in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and other parts of the subcontinent it will be celebrated tomorrow. The Sunni and the Shia sects observe Eid-e-Milad Un Nabi on different days. Lights, decorations and greeting each other Milad Un Nabi Mubarak mark the big day for Muslims.
The history of Mawlid goes back to the early days of Islam when people gathered to read poetry and sang verses to honour Prophet Muhammad. The Prophet's life and teachings, as reflected in the Hadith, continue to influence believers. Muslims who observe Milad-un-Nabi remember, discuss and celebrate the Prophet's life on Eid Milad Un Nabi. People hold night-long prayers and send Milad-un-Nabi e-cards to friends and family. Eid Milad Un Nabi Mubarak!