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When is Mawlid al-Nabi 2021?

Mawlid al-Nabi 2021 started on Monday 18th Oct, 2021 (18/10/2021) Yesterday

Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Mawlid al-Nabi 2021 will be observed on the sunset of Sunday 17th Oct, 2021.

Mawlid al-Nabi always falls on the same day according to the Islamic calendar; for it being a lunar calendar. Nonetheless, the day differs on the Gregorian calendar as it is a solar calendar; causing roughly an eleven day difference each year.

The dates of Mawlid al-Nabi are usually determined by either an actual sighting of the moon with the naked eyes, or through astronomical calculations. Note that dates provided here are based on the dates adopted by the Fiqh Council of North America.

What is Mawlid al-Nabi?

Mawlid al-Nabi

At the heart of every Muslim, the day of Mawlid al-Nabi (also spelled Al Mawlid an-Nabiwi) is of particular importance. Mawlid al-Nabi is the celebration of the birth of the last and final Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). On that day, Muslims get to meditate on the beautiful life of the Prophet (peace be upon him).

Dates for Mawlid al-Nabi from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Mawlid al-Nabi is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Mawlid al-Nabi 2024SundaySep 15th in 1061 days
Mawlid al-Nabi 2023WednesdaySep 27th in 707 days
Mawlid al-Nabi 2022SaturdayOct 8th in 353 days
Mawlid al-Nabi 2021MondayOct 18th Yesterday
Mawlid al-Nabi 2020ThursdayOct 29th 355 days ago
Mawlid al-Nabi 2019SaturdayNov 9th 710 days ago
Mawlid al-Nabi 2018TuesdayNov 20th 1064 days ago
Mawlid al-Nabi 2017ThursdayNov 30th 1419 days ago
Mawlid al-Nabi 2016SundayDec 11th 1773 days ago
Mawlid al-Nabi 2015SaturdayJan 3rd 2481 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateOct 18, 2021
When? Ended Yesterday
Duration1 Day
Type Muslim Holidays

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