Millions of Muslims around the world celebrated the birth of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) on Saturday, which falls on the 12th day of Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar.
The pictures, published by Daily Sabah, show Muslim celebrations worldwide to mark the occasion.
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Known as Mawlid, mainstream Sunni and Shiite denominations of Islam celebrate the anniversary.
Mawlid is a national holiday in most Muslim majority countries, apart from Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Many Muslims see the Prophet’s birthday as an important time to learn about and reflect on the life of Muhammad.
Around the world, celebrations of the Prophet’s birthday include stalls selling Islamic books, leaflets, clothing, prayer mats, and other gifts.