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  • Celebrating the mawlid, the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad

    This week around the world, Muslims are celebrating the ‘mawlid’, the celebration of the birth of the Prophet Muhammad. For many Muslims this is a longstanding historical and cultural event which they see as an expression of their joy and love for the Prophet, who taught them what it means to be Muslim.

    From our archive, we look at the kinds of celebrations that will be taking place.

    You can see more examples of this year’s celebrations here, here and here.


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