When we talk about Islamic festivals, we mostly know about Muharrum, Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha. People also observe Eid Miladun Nabi. It is celebrated across the country with religious prayers & enthusiasm today to mark the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). However, it’s a day both to celebrate & mourn. Since, today is the death anniversary of the Holy Prophet too.
However, it’s a day both to celebrate & mourn. Since, today is the death anniversary of the Holy Prophet too.
In the early days, most historians & scholars believe that there were no festivities celebrating the Prophet’s birthday. In fact, many argue that it was only adopted to celebrate Christmas- the birthday of Jesus Christ.
Arrangements for the celebration have been completed. All public & private institutions will also remain closed for the day. Important buildings and mosques have been lightened up on this special occasion.
A series of rallies will be held in the city today. Many of the religious scholars participate in this rally. Police officers had made adequate security arrangements for the rallies. In total, 1541 processions will be carried out to mark the birthday of the Prophet.
However, the Ministry of Power & Electricity has also directed the power distribution companies avoid the load of shedding on the occasion of Eis Miladun Nabi.
The Ministry also ordered the presence of power supply, in the case of emergencies.
Shehbaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister congratulated Muslims for this happy occasion of the Prophet’s birthday.
The Holy Prophet has given the message of peace, brotherhood, humanity, equality, tolerance & justice. The society can get rid of problems like terrorism & extremism by following the holy life of the Prophet.
On this holy occasion, we need to gather prayers regarding the peace, stability & prosperity of the nation.
Today, we need to promise yourself to have a life following the path of the Holy Prophet. Actually, Eid-e-Milad is also called Maulid or Mawlid. Since naats & hymns are recited in praise of the Prophet. It is believed that listening to those prayers, one would get a worldly reward.