EID E MILAD THE BIRTHDAY OF THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD ﷺ Praise be to Allaah The Lord of the Worlds, and peace and blessings of Allaah Subhana wa taala be upon our Prophet Muhammad and all his family and companions.The commands mentioned in the Qur’aan and Sunnah to follow the laws of Allaah and His Messenger, […]
Prophet sallahu-alaihi-wasalam commanded his ummah to fast on Mondays, (and it can be any Monday of the year) as his birthday was on Monday. He didn’t ask for any (Prophet’s Birthday) celebration, rather an act of worship that would benefit only the worshipper.
He was asked about fasting on Mondays, and he said: “That is the day on which I was born and the day on which I was entrusted with the Mission or when I was first given Revelation.” (Reported by Muslim, al-Nisaa’i and Abu Dawood).
In today’s post, we will try to cover the history of Milaad-un-Nabi or Eid-Milaad, Insha Allah. The first time the Mawlid/Eid Milad-un-Nabi was celebrated as the public event in a recorded history was in 517 AH ie 6th century of Islam. Which means that in first 500 years of Islam nobody knew about it. And […]