Tuesday, December 22, 2015


Prophet  Mohammed's birthday 'Eid-e-Milad' is observed and celebrated in  the state as 'Nabidinam'.It has turned to be a significant celebration after Ramzan and Bakrid. 
Mosques,Dargahs and Madrasas are all decorated with colour bulbs,green flags and banners on this occasion.Reciting 'Maulod', a book containing versus and prose describing about events in the life of the Prophet is recited during this period.Day and night classes (Milad prabhashana parampara) are held at Mosques like 'Palayam Juma Masjid,Thiruvanathapuram' from the  beginning of this Islamic Calendar month in which scholars speak about the teachings of the Prophet.The speakers  urge the audience to perform only good deeds for the welfare of the society.
Processions are held in many places followed by public meeting on the 'Nabidinam' day.People belonging to other religions also participates in these meetings which strengthens the religious harmony prevailing in Kerala.In many parts of the State, food items,provisions etc are distributed as charity for the needful people.
Nabidinam is on 24th December 2015.

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