Mawlid-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrated in France - Overseas
Annual gathering of Mawlid-un-Nabi (Peace and Blessings be upon him) was organized by Minhaj Sister League & Minhaj Women League on 27th of December at La Courneuve (France).
Minhaj center was sublimely decorated with model of the ‘Gumbad-e-Khizra’ and lightings in order to create spiritual environment on this beautiful day of Mawlid-un-Nabi (Peace and Blessings be upon him).
The spiritual festival begun by the recitation of the Holy Quran by Sister Zahida Hamid-Ullah. Mrs. Arooj Haroon & Mrs. Nazia Adnan were the stage secretaries.
Those who had the honor of reciting beautiful Nasheeds included Mahera Ghulam & Nafissa Mohammad, Qura-tul-ain Iftekhar, Khadija Zahid, Saweira Hussain, Sidrah Azam, Kanwal Shaukat, Sabba & Aleena Sabir, Muqadas with her group, Mrs Robina Ashraf, Mrs Musarat Mansha and Mrs Sitara Malik.
Members of Minhaj Sister League, Rabia Khawaja with Wafia Naeem recited beautiful Naat in duo. MSL’s group, named ‘Gul-e-Minhaj, which included sister Samreen Ashfaq with her companions, presented beautiful Nasheed.
During the event, great love for Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) was seen. Participants came in droves. The decoration and the environment made attendants felt spiritually ecstatic.
Sister Rehana Altaf delivered a speech in French language, on the permissibility to celebrate Mawlid-un-Nabi (Peace and Blessings be upon him) in the light of Ahadith.
After her talk, younger sisters said that they were now able to explain the legality of the celebration of our Beloved Muhammad’s birth (Peace and Blessings be upon him) to those who deny it.
The chief guest of this beautiful commemoration was Professor Hassan Mir Qadri, president of Minhaj-ul-Quran France. He delivered an amazing and heartfelt speech on the importance of love for Holy Beloved Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him). He concluded the Mawlid with Dua.
To conclude the gathering, congregational salutations were presented for our Beloved Prophet (Peace and Blessings be upon Him).
At the end of this beautiful festival, Minhaj Sister League & Minhaj Women League served dinner to all participants.
Mrs. Tayba Mansoor brought many toy gifts for kids to encourage them to celebrate the Mawlid-an-Nabi (Peace and Blessings be upon him) and join us every year to commemorate the birth of Beloved Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him).