Maulid ar-Rasul (Prophet Muhammad P.B.U.H) 1435H

Mawlid Arabic: ‎ مَولِد النَّبِي mawlidu n-nabiyyi, “Birth of the Prophet”,  is the observance of the birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad which occurs in Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar. It is the annual Muslim’s celebration of the prophet Muhammad’s birthday.  The history of this celebration goes back to the early days of Islam when some of the Tabi`in (the successors of the Companions of the Prophet) began to hold sessions in which poetry and songs composed to honor the dignity and the righteous example of the Messenger of Allah were recited and sung to overflowing crowds in the major cities of Islamic Civilization. Today, January 14, 2014. Muslims throughout Malaysia celebrate Mawlid ar-Rasul is to commemorate the birth day of Prophet Muhammad.

Muslim children seen during Mawlid ar-Rasul celebration in Muar, today, January 14, 2014. Muslims throughout Malaysia celebrate Mawlid ar-Rasul is to commemorate the birth day of Prophet Muhammad (photo by : Fadzil Daud)

Muslim children seen during Maulid ar-Rasul celebration in Muar, today, January 14, 2014. Muslims throughout Malaysia celebrate Maulid ar-Rasul is to commemorate the birth day of Prophet Muhammad (photo by : Fadzil Daud)

Muslim children seen during Mawlid ar-Rasul celebration in Muar, today, January 14, 2014. Muslims throughout Malaysia celebrate Mawlid ar-Rasul is to commemorate the birth day of Prophet Muhammad (photo by : Fadzil Daud)

Muslim boys seen during Maulid ar-Rasul celebration in Muar, today, January 14, 2014. Muslims throughout Malaysia celebrate Maulid ar-Rasul is to commemorate the birth day of Prophet Muhammad (photo by : Fadzil Daud)

Muslim boys march past during  Mawlid ar-Rasul celebration in Muar, today, January 14, 2014. Muslims throughout Malaysia celebrate Mawlid ar-Rasul is to commemorate the birth day of Prophet Muhammad (photo by : Fadzil Daud)

Muslim boys march past during Maulid ar-Rasul celebration in Muar, today, January 14, 2014. Muslims throughout Malaysia celebrate Maulid ar-Rasul is to commemorate the birth day of Prophet Muhammad (photo by : Fadzil Daud)

A Muslim boy held by his father observing the parade marching past during  Mawlid ar-Rasul celebration in Muar, today, January 14, 2014. Muslims throughout Malaysia celebrate Mawlid ar-Rasul is to commemorate the birth day of Prophet Muhammad (photo by : Fadzil Daud)

A Muslim boy held by his father observing the parade marching past during Maulid ar-Rasul celebration in Muar, today, January 14, 2014. Muslims throughout Malaysia celebrate Maulid ar-Rasul is to commemorate the birth day of Prophet Muhammad (photo by : Fadzil Daud)

Muslim boys observing the parade marching past during  Mawlid ar-Rasul celebration in Muar, today, January 14, 2014. Muslims throughout Malaysia celebrate Mawlid ar-Rasul is to commemorate the birth day of Prophet Muhammad (photo by : Fadzil Daud)

Muslim boys observing the parade marching past during Maulid ar-Rasul celebration in Muar, today, January 14, 2014. Muslims throughout Malaysia celebrate Maulid ar-Rasul is to commemorate the birth day of Prophet Muhammad (photo by : Fadzil Daud)

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