Friday, February 26, 2010

The Prophet's Birthday: 12th Rabi ul Awwal

Today it's the Prophet's birthday: 26th February 2010/12th Rabi ul Awwal

Yaa Nabi Salaam 'alaika
Yaa Rasul Salaam 'alaika
Yaa Habib Salaam 'alaika
Salawaatu'llah 'alaika

Salutations on you, O Prophet
Salutations on you, O Messenger of Allah
Salutations on you, O Beloved
Blessings of Allah be upon you

Check out pictures of the celebration, here.

How do you celebrate the Prophet's birthday? Will the grown ups in the family tell stories of the Prophet (SAW) to children? Reciting salutations and songs in praise of the Prophet? Will you donate to charity? Will you prepare feasts or go to a gathering at the mosque?

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