Rabi Al-Awwal is the 3rd month of the Islamic calendar, this year it began on Friday 10th November 2018. According to Mufti Taqi Usmani, “Rabi Al-Awwal is the most significant month in Islamic history, because humanity has been blessed in this month by the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)”. The exact date of the Prophet’s birth is uncertain, however most scholars say it is the 12th of Rabi Al-Awwal.
For many Muslims, the month of Rabi Al-Awwal is an opportune time to remember and remind people of the great personality of the Prophet (pbuh), his biography, and his true message as a mercy for the worlds.
Allah (SWT) has told us in the Holy Qur’an: