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Eid Mouloud

Mawlid an Nabi, Milad un Nabi, al-mawlid an-nabawîy, المولد النبويّ, la naissance du prophète,

The fifth religious holiday celebrates the birth of the Prophet Mohammed.

The Eid Mouloud in Mogador 1912

Mogador 1912
Eid Mouloud with the caid


Mawlid an-Nabi is celebrated on the 1 December 2017
(12 Rabi'-ul-Awwal.
1439)

Mawlid al-Nabi was celebrated two times during the year of 2015.
Mawlid al-Nabi was celebrated the 3rd of January 2015
and was celebrated again on the 23rd of December 2015

In Morocco, this feast was officially introduced in 1292 of the Hegira
by the Merinid sultan Abu Ya`qûb Yûsuf an-Nasr.

Note that in the Muslim calander, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day,
so observing Muslims will celebrate Mawlid al-Nabi on the sunset of the day before noted here.

Two public holidays for government and the private sector.




The Gnaoua brotherhood Sidna Bilal make a pilgrimage to Moulay Brahim on the occasion of Mouloud.

Moulay Brahim or Moulay Brahim ben Ahmed Mghari (died 1661), also called Tayr Lejbel (Berber for 'bird of the mountain'), was a well-known Moroccan sufi saint. He was the grandson of Abdallah ben Houssein al-Hassani, who was the founder of the zawiya of Tameslouht, one of the greatest Zawiyyas in the region of Marrakech (founded ca. 1525). The zawiyya of moulay Ben Brahim was founded in 1628 during the reign of sultan Zidan Abu Maali in the village 'Kik', since called 'Moulay Brahim'. It lies a few kilometers to the west of Tameslouht.


Eid Al Mawlid Annabawi Acharif, is celebrated by religious vigils organized in mosques and religious confraternities (Zaouiya).
Eid Al Mawlid Annabawi celebrated throughout the kingdom takes on an almost mystical dimension in Salé, the twin city of Rabat, where the candles procession is organized since the time of the Saadian sultan Ahmed al-Mansour 1 (1578 to 1603 ).


 

 

Calendar


Eid Mouloud
Eid al Adha
Eid el Kebir