Muslims throughout the world will commemorate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad on Tuesday, a day of spiritual significance in Islam.
On the day known as Mawlid al-Nabawi, Muslims of all ages throng to mosques to pray and recite poems dedicated to the Prophet.
Muslims worship and read the Holy Quran in their homes and mosques on this holy night. They pray and listen to hymns honoring God and His Prophet in addition to praying.
Throughout the day, a variety of activities, concerts, exhibitions, and religious programs are arranged all around the world.
Muslims around the world celebrate the 12th of Rabi-ul-Awwal, with the date shifting according to the lunar calendar. At the age of 63, the Prophet died on the same day he was born.
Several Muslim-majority nations, including Pakistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, and parts of India, observe the day as a public holiday.