Eid-Milad-un-Nabi 2019 Date: Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi or Eid-e-Milad is the day the Prophet Mohammad was born. The day is dedicated to him and his teachings. The Prophet was born in Mecca on the twelfth day of Rabee-ul-Awwal, the third month of the Islamic lunar calendar. The date is believed to be 570 CE. This year, Milad will start from the evening of November 9 and will continue till November 10 evening.
Believers, on this day, sing hymns in praise of the Prophet. It is also believed that those who listen to them will reap rewards in life. Shia and Sunni mark this day differently. It is believed by the Shia community that on Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, Prophet Muhammad had chosen Hazrat Ali as his successor. While the Sunni community, all through the day, gather and hold prayer meetings.
In many countries, people also take out large processions on the road on this day. Muslims all across the globe consider this as an important day. On this day they are reminded to be kind and compassionate towards each other. They also remember the prophet’s teachings and his principles.