Category: Mawlid (Birth of the Prophet) Files

Celebrating Al-Mawlid is a Bid'ah

Among the reprehensible innovations that people have invented is the celebration of the birthday of the Prophet, peace be upon him, (Al-Mawlid) in the month of Rabee’ Al-Awwal. ... more

Scholarly opinions concerning the date of the Prophet’s birth and death, and which is most likely to be correct

What are the dates of the birth and death of the Messenger (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him)? I have seen many opinions concerning that; which is the correct opinion and what is the evidence in the light of the Qur’an and Sunnah

Praise be to Allah Firstly:  The biographers and historians differed concerning the day and month of the birth of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him). This is something for which there is good reason, as it was not known what status this newborn would achieve; his ... Continue Reading
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Celebrating the birthday of the Prophet (prayers and peace of Allah be upon him)

We celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). On this day, we read a lot of salutations on him and engage in a lot of prayers to Allah. We try to show our love for our Prophet (peace be upon him). How come you say we cannot do it?

Answered by Sheikh `Abd al-Wahhâb al-Turayrî, former professor at al-Imâm University in Riyadh   Among the innovations that have become widespread in Muslim societies is the celebration of the birthday of the Prophet (peace be upon him). This celebration is observed in ... Continue Reading

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