Karachi: Rabi-ul-Awwal Moon Has Sighted in Pakistan and 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal will be on 14th January 2014.
Rabi-Ul-Awwal Mubarak is the most important month in the Islamic history because humanity has been blessed in this month by the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H). It is 3rd month in the Islamic calendar. The month of Rabi ul Awal comes after Safar-al-Muzaffar and is the most important month in the Islamic history. Muslims all over the world observe Eid Milad-un-Nabi in this month.
The month of Rabi al-awwal is well known in the entire Muslim world due to Birth of Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him).The Holy Prophet of Islam and Allah’s Messenger (Peace Be Upon Him) was born on 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal. His birth took place in Makkah on a Monday in the house known as Dar Al-Mawlid, in the year of the Elephant, which corresponds to 571 C.E.
The Muslims in East and West celebrate the Prophet’s birth anniversary on the 12th of Rabi al-Awwal. Such an occasion is meant to remind people of how the Prophet lived his life. Allah Almighty directs us to follow in the footsteps of His Beloved Messenger:
“Verily, in the Messenger of Allah, you have a good example for him who looks to Allah and the Last Day, and remembers Allah much.” (al-Qur’an, 33: 21)