GLOBAL MAWLID AL NABI ﷺ EVENTS
GALLERY OF MAWLIDS
AROUND THE WORLD
MAWLID - CANADA
Canadian Muslims celebrate Mawlid Al Nabi (Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him) in the most festive way. There are many organizations that hold this blessed event with full respect and honour. Carnivals, rallies and associations of praising upon Holy Prophet (Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him) are organized in major cities of Canada.
HubeRasul Canada is one the leading organization to hold these Annual events in big numbers. Well over a thousand people attend this annual event. People from all parts of North America attend this blessed event and celebrate the Mawlid with high devotion and love.
MAWLID - PAKISTAN
Eid Milad un-Nabi has been celebrated with great zeal and passion in Pakistan. The day dawned with 31 guns salute in Islamabad and 21 guns salute at all provincial capitals. Special prayers for the unity of Muslim Ummah and progress and prosperity of the country were offered in mosques after Fajr prayer. Various religious, political, social and cultural organizations and educational institutions have also arranged various programs in connection with Milad in the city.
MAWLID - TURKEY
In Turkey, Mawlid (Turkish: Mevlid Kandili or “the candle feast for the Prophet’s birthday” is widely celebrated. Traditional poems regarding Muhammad’s life are recited both in public mosques and at home in the evening. Muslims of all ages flocked to mosques to pray and recite poems dedicated to the Prophet on the occasion known as Eid Milad-un-Nabi. Religious programs were organized at mosques across Turkey, including Istanbul, Ankara, Bursa, Edirne, Gaziantep, Hatay, Konya, Hakkari and Şanlıurfa.
MAWLID - INDIA - KASHMIR
In Jammu Kashmir, the event is celebrated with great passion people offer prayers and pray for the prosperity of nation. They sell Kashmiri traditional dishes usually sold to poor and needy people. Among non-Muslim countries, India is noted for its Mawlid festivities. The relics of Muhammad are displayed after the morning prayers in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir at the Hazratbal Shrine, where night-long prayers are also held. Hyderabad Telangana is noted for its grand Milad festivities Religious meetings, night-long prayers, rallies, parades and decorations are made throughout the city.
MAWLID - LEBANON
MAWLID - YEMEN
MAWLID - AFGHANISTAN
Lectures and recitations are held on the life of the Prophet and people attend to them through the day. Often, poetry is recited after the prayers. Separate official gatherings were also held in the Presidential Palace and Office of Afghanistan’s Chief Executive where the Afghan leaders, politicians, and religious scholars discussed the life and teachings of the Prophet MUhammad (PBUH).
MAWLID - EGYPT
Muslims celebrate Eid-e-Milad by wearing new clothes, offering prayers, and exchanging gifts. Muslim community assembles at a mosque or a dargah and begins their day with a morning prayer followed by a procession. Kids are told narrated stories of Prophet Muhammad’s life from the Holy Quran. The festival is celebrated by conducting night-long prayers. Friends and family are invited to these social gatherings.Traditional sugar handmade dolls are displayed celebrating “Mould El Naby”, the anniversary of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in Cairo Egypt.
MAWLID - INDONESIA
MAWLID - MALAYSIA
MAWLID - RUSSIA
Called Mawlid an-Nabi among the Muslims of Dagestan region, the birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is celebrated in huge numbers. Makhachkala Central Mosque is packed with more than 20 thousand worshipers, both men and women, who mark this occasion event despite heavy snow and freezing temperature outside.
MAWLID - SOUTH AFRICA
In south Africa, Congregations are held in the morning where Muslims gather in large numbers to pray, recite holy verses and sing hymns in praise of the Prophet. Muslims from all communities and backgrounds get together in mosques and community centers and pray. There are gatherings to sing hymns and special prayers are organized where lectures are given about the life of the Holy Prophet.