EID MEELAAD UN NABI MUBAARAK
Let’s celebrate the arrival of our beloved holy
Prophet (Sallal Laahu ‘Alaiehi Wa Sallam) with immense love and devotion
Almighty Allaah’s last and beloved holy Prophet (Sallal Laahu ‘Alaiehi Wa
Sallam)’s celebrations include putting decorative lighting, waving
flags, sending Salutations (Durood o Salaam) with respect, arranging celebratory
gatherings about his arrival in this world, greatness and excellence's of his
distinguished blessed life (Seerat of the Prophet), distributing sweets and
sweet drinks, these no doubt are all very auspicious and virtuous acts. While
performing these virtuous acts, in the celebration of the birthday of the Holy
Prophet Muhammad (Sallal Laahu ‘Alaiehi Wa Sallam) make an effort to do all these also in
this whole month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, especially during
1st Rabi-ul-Awwal to 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal
In every Sunni Masjid and in every Sunni house recite either twelve (12)
Parts (Paras), or twelve (12) Chapters (Soorah), or twelve (12) (Rukoo’) portion
of Quraanic verses) of the holy Qur’aan every day. And through its correct
translation and interpretation try to understand its meaning and promise to act upon it.
Recite as much Salutations and Durood ....as possible.
Keep a voluntary fast on Monday. Once when the Prophet Muhammad (Sallal Laahu ‘Alaiehi Wa Sallam) was asked
about fasting on a Monday, he said, “I keep fast on this day because I was born
on this day, and the first revelation which came to me was on a
According to one’s capacity feed a few poor and needy people.
Pay the expenses for a poor person’s wedding, or arrange clothes or some
other necessities of life for a helpless widow.
Pay the expenses for a poor and deserving student’s education.
Pay the expenses for a poor and deserving student’s education, or pay
expenses of a single child in a religious school (Deeni Madrasah) until he becomes a
true religious scholar (Aalim e Deen).
Make arrangements for any poor patient’s medicine, or at least visit a sick
person in your neighborhood or family.
Due to any worldly reason if one has no connection with relatives or
friends, then on this auspicious occasion of the holy Prophet’s birthday, try to be the
first to reconnect.
If we have any right of anyone on us, then on this blessed occasion we
should try to do our best to fulfill it.
If a needy person has taken loan from us, then just for the happiness of
Almighty Allaah and the Holy Prophet (Sallal Laahu ‘Alaiehi Wa Sallam), according to
our ability and capacity, either forgive the entire loan or some portion of the loan, or
at least increase the return time of the loan.
Meet the known non-Muslims, give them a gift, along with a book either of
introduction to Islaam or on Biography (Seerat) of the holy Prophet. Or
at-least verbally inform them about the teachings of Islaam and about the Holy Prophet (Sallal Laahu ‘Alaiehi Wa Sallam)
Plant a tree in your house or area, the Holy Prophet
(Sallal Laahu ‘Alaiehi Wa Sallam) said, that, “When a Muslim plants a tree, till the time people will eat its
fruits, and sit under its shade, till that time it will be continuous charity for that
person.” Nowadays planting a tree is also beneficial for the betterment of the