Milad Un Nabi Festival History:
Milad un Nabi festival celebrates on the occasion of Muhammad the Prophet of Islam. He founded the religion of Islam. This festival celebrates in all Islam countries and in India also. It is a major festival in India. The festival shows us the Islamic culture and heritage. Generally, the festival falls in the third month of Islamic calendar. But the festival dates are different in the Gregorian calendar.
Milad Un Nabi in Olden Days:
According to the Muslim beliefs, Prophet Muhammad had been modified into a house of Prayer by Al-Khayzuran during the 8th century. According to the Khuran stories ‘Al-Khayzurah’ was the mother of Harun-al-Rashid and Harun was a Caliph. Historically also the festival was observed due to this incident. The Shia community of Islam celebrates this festival with great pomp. These festival celebrations started centuries ago. In olden days During the festival day, the devotees gather as a mob and listen to the speeches of the rulers. They sacrifice the animals according to their culture and customs. Some centuries ago the rich and powerful people of the society bestowed the rich gifts with each other. The Shias sect of Islam celebrates this festival on the 17th day of the third month of Islamic calendar, while the Sunnis sect celebrates on the 12th of this very same month.
Milad Un Nabi Celebrations:
Originally the festival started by the Islamic rebellion sect of Sunnis and became famous in the 15th century. In India, the festival celebrations spread all the regions of India.
The festival celebrates various styles in various countries of the world. Especially the Islamic countries like Pakistan, Gulf countries and the other Islamic States. The festival celebrates various style in various countries of the world. In some countries, the people celebrates with great processions and festive ambiance. However, the rich people gave the gifts in large scale amongst the poor and underprivileged. The Mosques richly decorated with lights and the Muslims offer prayers.