منگل, جنوری 22, 2013

celebrating Eid e Milad .an other point of view



Celebrating Eid Milad 


Middle


          My younger   son Anas   tries to celebrate his birthday twice or thrice  in  every year. Isn’t it surprising?



Actually he was born on the day which was of Eid.Now he insist to remember the day of Eid and forget the date  because in this process he has an advantage of celebrating his birthday on both the the Eids,Eid- ul- fitr and Eid-ul Azha. As, with in a year, these two festivals are most important all over the world for Muslims.

As far as his birthday which falls in the month of March,who may stop him to celebrate it .Though ,I always try to  convey him the tradition of our religion that we don’t believe in celebrating our birth day. Every year when we have our birth day, it indicates us that a precious  time span; consist of one year; has been deducted from our age ,as every human being has its fixed quota  of not only days but moments too. He says to me Abbu ,you are right,I also don’t believe in this ,but still what is wrong to have some celebration just to remember it and definitely this is last celebration , I shall not celebrate it next year.  



This year Anas is a student of standard eighth. He has begun to understand the content of a Calendar. Yesterday, he turned the page of April and jump with delight telling me, Abbu, there is an other Eid this month, Yahoo, My third birthday.  After going through the Calendar tried to appease him by saying that

Actually this is not an Eid. We don’t celebrate it like other festivals.





“Not even as my birthday? His humorous remark made  me laugh .Then I tried to explain him that the Eid-e-Milad –Un-Nabi  which is falling this year on 1st  April is celebrated as the birth day of Prophet Mohammad(P.B.U.H.)though, a bigger group of Muslims community, well aware of Islamic Tradition and teachings in this regard ,doesn’t believe in any type of birthday celebrations and take it against the true spirit of their religion. 


          As a personal matter, social atmosphere compelled me, some times to allow my children to celebrate their birthdays, but at the same time  I had convinced them that these  things are just for timely enjoyment. We don’t believe in it. Consequently my elder children had given up these celebrations during last few years. 


For a long time, after the death of Prophet Mohmmad(P.B.U.H.) no one knew this festival. This celebration is recent one started during a couple of centuries, Since, most religions celebrate the birthday of their religious   leaders, some people says that it is an imitation of these religions. There  are so many non- Islamic rituals, performed in our country as a part of imitation. 



Thus the brighter part of such ceremonies might be used to make it as a medium to communicate the valuable thoughts, teachings and the great deeds of Prophet Mohmmad(P.B.U.H.) His life and the values he   had taught to the people are still useful for humanity. His deeds and comments  is like a light house for the whole world, wondering in the darkness of ignorance ,terror and hatred ,but it is seen ,most celebrations served no purpose beyond taking processions and rising slogans .



Once I asked one of the organizers of such procession, What do you want to serve by this? He replied “We want to demonstrate our majority.” I tried to explain him that it is against the true Islamic sprit. Majority or minority has nothing to do with obeying Al-mighty creator. Holy Quran had also condemn this trend by reminding in one of it’s verse that many times a small group of people had defeated the group which was proud of being in majority .

 As they were at that time,   During the Battle of Ohad , a war in Arab, the defeat  of Muslims was interpreted as a lesson from Allah .



Celebration of this festival may be a medium to convey the teachings and message of Islam by introducing life and thoughts of great personality, Nabi Akram (S.A.S),





Practically in the procession of eid milad in most of the cities, now a day’s lavishly expenses, dancing by youths, use of D.J. and singing, participation of ladies in juloos (procession), all these things are against Islam .our leaders and Ulema had given instruction to avoid such things. It defeats the purpose of this celebration. We should try to introduce life and thoughts of  Nabi Akram (S.A.S),and the aim of Risalat to the people unaware with this great occurrence.





   


10 تبصرے:

  1. I do trust all the ideas you have introduced in your post.
    They are really convincing and can definitely work.

    Nonetheless, the posts are too short for starters.

    May just you please lengthen them a bit from next time?
    Thanks for the post.
    Check out my page ; online casino website

    جواب دیںحذف کریں
  2. Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you knew of any widgets I
    could add to my blog that automatically tweet my newest
    twitter updates. I've been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this. Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your new updates.

    Look at my site ... http://ntet.co.uk/

    جواب دیںحذف کریں
  3. hi!,I like your writing so a lot! percentage we communicate more about your post on AOL?
    I require an expert in this area to resolve my problem.
    Maybe that's you! Taking a look forward to look you.

    Here is my page: online casino bonuses uk

    جواب دیںحذف کریں
  4. Hello, i believe that i noticed you visited my blog thus i
    got here to return the want?.I'm attempting to to find things to improve my web site!I suppose its good enough to make use of a few of your ideas!!

    Feel free to visit my web site :: bonus casino

    جواب دیںحذف کریں
  5. Howdy superb blog! Does running a blog such as this require a massive amount work?
    I've virtually no understanding of coding but I had been hoping to start my own blog in the near future. Anyways, should you have any suggestions or techniques for new blog owners please share. I know this is off subject but I just wanted to ask. Cheers!

    Look at my blog - online casino bonuses and blogs 2013

    جواب دیںحذف کریں
  6. I just like the helpful info you provide for your articles.
    I will bookmark your blog and test again right here
    frequently. I'm reasonably sure I will be informed lots of new stuff proper here! Best of luck for the next!

    Check out my blog :: www.nanobusiness2010.com

    جواب دیںحذف کریں
  7. I love it whenever people come together and share thoughts.
    Great website, continue the good work!

    Here is my weblog - online casino bonuses for us players

    جواب دیںحذف کریں
  8. I know this if off topic but I'm looking into starting my own weblog and was curious what all is required to get set up? I'm assuming having a blog like
    yours would cost a pretty penny? I'm not very web smart so I'm not 100% certain. Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

    Also visit my blog: casino bonus codes no deposit

    جواب دیںحذف کریں
  9. Hello my friend! I wish to say that this post is amazing, great written and include almost all important infos.
    I would like to see extra posts like this .

    Feel free to surf to my weblog :: www.bdmconsultinginc.com

    جواب دیںحذف کریں
  10. Can I simply just say what a comfort to find somebody who really understands what they are
    discussing over the internet. You definitely know how to bring
    a problem to light and make it important. A lot more people ought to
    look at this and understand this side of the story. I was surprised that you're not more popular given that you most certainly possess the gift.

    My blog post: online casinos

    جواب دیںحذف کریں