15 February 2010, Monday, 11:41

Muslims mark the beginning of the month of the Prophet’s birthday

author: Eugene Rakhimkulov

Muslims mark the month of the Prophet’s birthday – Rabi al-avval today. This time is considered blessed for the adherents of Islam.

The exact day of the Prophet’s birthday is unknown but historians usually call 570-571. It is accustomed to consider the main Muslim of the world was born on the 12th date of the third month of Rabi al-avval – the third month after the Muslim New Year. In the course of the whole Month Muhammad was born in all Muslims have to pay special attention to reading of the descriptions from the Prophet’s life and to fulfill all his wishes and instructions. The universal festive prayer is read in all mosques and charity is distributed this day.

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