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The Mawlid Papers – Part 29 – The History and Origins of the Mawlid and Milād Celebrations – Analysing Neşet Çaǧatay’s Paper ‘The Tradition of Mavlid Recitations in Islam Particularly in Turkey’

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Compiled, Translated & Annotated Abu Hibbaan & Abu Khuzaimah Ansaari   Neşet Çaǧatay goes on to mention how the Mawlid was part of intricate Turkish life and how they would label the month of Rabi al-Awwal as the Month of Mawlid. She also mentions such Mawlid recitations were rich with …

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The Mawlid Papers – Part 28 – The History and Origins of the Mawlid and Milād Celebrations – Analysing Neşet Çaǧatay’s Paper ‘The Tradition of Mavlid Recitations in Islam Particularly in Turkey’

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Compiled, Translated & Annotated Abu Hibbaan & Abu Khuzaimah Ansaari Muzaffar al-Dīn would get up such acts ranging from engaging and promoting music and musical instruments, gathering Qawalī gatherings, dancing, oppressing his people etc. The Milād gatherings were organised under such pretences and under such anti-Islamic atmosphere. These gatherings also …

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The Mawlid Papers – Part 27 – The History and Origins of the Mawlid and Milād Celebrations – Analysing Neşet Çaǧatay’s Paper ‘The Tradition of Mavlid Recitations in Islam Particularly in Turkey’

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Compiled, Translated & Annotated Abu Hibbaan & Abu Khuzaimah Ansaari   Neşet Çaǧatay in her paper asserts the Shī’te leaders of the Fatimids had such Mawlids recited for the Messenger of Allāh Sallalahu Alayhi Wasallam and ʿAlī RaḍiAllāhu Anhu, this is precisely the Mawlid and Milād celebrations we have today. …

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The Mawlid Papers – Part 26 – The History and Origins of the Mawlid and Milād Celebrations – Analysing Neşet Çaǧatay’s Paper ‘The Tradition of Mavlid Recitations in Islam Particularly in Turkey’

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Compiled, Translated & Annotated Abu Hibbaan & Abu Khuzaimah Ansaari The Mawlid originally was mere reading and recitation of verses and couplets of poems and eulogies in praise and veneration of the Messenger of Allāh Sallalahu Alayhi Wasallam in a melodious manner. The people of innovation further distorted this by …

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