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Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday 2019 and 2020

12 Rabi al-Awwal in Jordan is Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday, also known as Mawlid. It is an official public holiday, and King Abdullah of Jordan will attend special ceremonies on this day and give a speech on the meaning of Islam and of Muhammad’s teachings.

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Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday is a time of celebration and joy for Muslims. They go to mosque to hear sermons on Muhammad’s life, to recite Koranic verses, and to pray that Allah would help them become a good imitator of Muhammad.

At home, Mawlid is a time of family togetherness and of feasting, with many local dishes enjoyed on this day.