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Eid Miladun Nabi celebrated across Muslim world

Updated Dec 12, 2016 07:36pm

Muslims across the world celebrate the birth of Holy Prophet (PBUH) on the third month (Rabiul Awal) of the Islamic lunar calendar. Muslims are celebrating the day with religious zeal and fervor. The way in which the occasion is celebrated depicts several colours of local traditions, besides touch of their religion and their association to the Holy Prophet (PBUH).


Pakistan

People walk through a decorated market on the celebration of Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), in Lahore.—AFP
People walk through a decorated market on the celebration of Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), in Lahore.—AFP

People walk through a decorated market on the celebration of Eid Milad-un-Nabi.—AFP
People walk through a decorated market on the celebration of Eid Milad-un-Nabi.—AFP

A worker is busy in preparing a 2520kg cake at the shrine of Hazrat Pir Sufi Muhammad on the eve of Eid Milad Un Nabi (PBHU).—APP
A worker is busy in preparing a 2520kg cake at the shrine of Hazrat Pir Sufi Muhammad on the eve of Eid Milad Un Nabi (PBHU).—APP

People busy in decorating a street with colorful lights at Shujabad area of Multan in connection with Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH).—APP
People busy in decorating a street with colorful lights at Shujabad area of Multan in connection with Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH).—APP


India-held Kashmir

Kashmiri Muslims converge on the Hazratbal shrine on the eve of the festival of  Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi in Srinagar.—AFP
Kashmiri Muslims converge on the Hazratbal shrine on the eve of the festival of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi in Srinagar.—AFP

A Kashmiri vendor sells  traditional  Kashmiri snacks on the eve of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi in Srinagar.—AFP
A Kashmiri vendor sells traditional Kashmiri snacks on the eve of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi in Srinagar.—AFP

A Kashmiri  baker make traditional Kashmiri bread  to be sold among devotees on the eve Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi.—AFP
A Kashmiri baker make traditional Kashmiri bread to be sold among devotees on the eve Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi.—AFP


Lebanon

Lebanese Muslim Sufi men play music during a ritual ceremony to commemorate the birth of Holy Prophet (PBUH).— AFP
Lebanese Muslim Sufi men play music during a ritual ceremony to commemorate the birth of Holy Prophet (PBUH).— AFP

A Lebanese Muslim Sufi child plays music during a ritual ceremony.—AFP
A Lebanese Muslim Sufi child plays music during a ritual ceremony.—AFP

A Lebanese Muslim Sufi man performs a traditional dance during a ritual ceremony.— AFP
A Lebanese Muslim Sufi man performs a traditional dance during a ritual ceremony.— AFP

A Lebanese Muslim Sufi man prays during a ritual ceremony.—AFP
A Lebanese Muslim Sufi man prays during a ritual ceremony.—AFP


Yemen

Muslim Yemenis attend a gathering marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AFP
Muslim Yemenis attend a gathering marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AFP

Muslim Yemeni women attend a gathering marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AFP
Muslim Yemeni women attend a gathering marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AFP

Muslim Yemenis carry placards during a gathering marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AFP
Muslim Yemenis carry placards during a gathering marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AFP

Muslim Yemenis attend a gathering marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AFP
Muslim Yemenis attend a gathering marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AFP

A Muslim Yemeni shows of his coloured face during a gathering marking the birth anniversary of Islam's Prophet Muhammad.—AFP
A Muslim Yemeni shows of his coloured face during a gathering marking the birth anniversary of Islam's Prophet Muhammad.—AFP


Afghanistan

Afghan men and boys eat during celebrations marking the birth anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AFP
Afghan men and boys eat during celebrations marking the birth anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AFP

Afghan women and children eat during celebrations marking the birth anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AFP
Afghan women and children eat during celebrations marking the birth anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AFP


Egypt

Traditional sugar hand made dolls are displayed celebrating "Mould El Naby", the anniversary of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in Cairo Egypt.—AP
Traditional sugar hand made dolls are displayed celebrating "Mould El Naby", the anniversary of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in Cairo Egypt.—AP

An Egyptian man buys a pair of dolls to celebrate the anniversary of the birthday of  Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AP
An Egyptian man buys a pair of dolls to celebrate the anniversary of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).—AP

A man spreads incense at a traditional sweet shop celebrating the anniversary of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad(PBUH).—AP
A man spreads incense at a traditional sweet shop celebrating the anniversary of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad(PBUH).—AP