EId Milad un Nabi, Mawlid, Milad un Nabi, or Mawlid al-Nabi al-Sharif, is a festival that is celebrated as the birthday of the revered Prophet Muhammad. According to numerous historical texts, Muhammad was born in 570 CE in Saudi Arabia. Shia scholars of the Muslim community observe this day on the 12th day of the third month of the Islamic calendar i.e., Rabi’ al-Awwal. Whereas, the Sunni scholars of society celebrate Muhammad’s birthday on the 17th day of the same month. In 2023, Milad-un-Nabi will begin on the evening of 27th September and end on the evening of 28th September in India (dates may vary depending on the positioning of the moon).