Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi in SF Bay Area
A Pakistan Link Report

A major Eid Milad-un-Nabi event held on March 7 at the Mehran Restaurant, Newark CA was attended by a large number of people. Ali Akbar Hijweri Qadri was the master of ceremony.

The program, organized by Mohammad Mobeen’s family, included presentation of hamds, naats and speeches about the life of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).

The program began with the recitation of the Holy Qur’an by Sana Ullah Khan. He was followed by Mohammad Mobeen, Emmad Ullah Khan, Umair Ullah Khan, and Uzair Ullah Khan who presented hamds. Tala'al Badrun presented Jashan-e-Amad-e-Rasool.

Naat Khuwaani was another interesting feature of the event. The naat khuwans included: Main Mohammad Mobeen, Emmad, Umair, Uzair and Syed Jaafar.

Young naat khuwaans, Ali Asad Khan, Usman Sarfaraz and Owais Sarfaraz, impressed the audience with their impressive presentation of naats.

Mirza Wajahat Ali shed light on the life and work of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).

Maulana Hafiz Zubair Naqshbandi was the main speaker at the event. He observed that our Prophet’s life is a model which every Muslim should try to emulate.

At the end traditional Salam was recited by the audience.

Another interesting feature of the program was a display of the following sacred items:

A piece from the cover of K'aba, a piece from the colors of the tomb of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), and chaadars of the mazars of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani Abdullah Shah Ghazi Sahib, Hazrat Nizam uddin Aulia and Al Sayyad Kamal Uddin Al Gilani.

 

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