….Salla’Allahu ‘alayhi wasalam…..
According to the most accepted opinion, when nine lunar months of the pregnancy had been completed, the moment for Time’s thirst to be quenched drew near.
On the night of the noble birth, Asiya (the wife of Pharaoh) and Maryam (the mother of Jesus) came to his mother along with the women of Paradise. Her labour pains began and she gave birth to him in luminosity, his splendour radiating:
His face shining like the sun. A clear moonlit night
a night of a birth that, along with its day, was a joy and a
blossoming for religion.
A birth that brought grief and a plague to the disbelief
that was rising.
A day that the daughter of
Wahb (Amina) became a proud mother, the like
of which no woman had ever attained.
She brought forth to her people he who was more
excellent than the one carried by the Virgin Mary in a
Exclamations of the joyous news came in quick succession
“The chosen one has indeed been born and happiness has established itself.”
O Allah, perfume his noble grave with the fragrant scent of blessings and peace!
The above is an extract from the Barzanji Mawlid, which has been eloquently translated and produced by Manaqib Productions.
The Barzanji Mawlid describes the blessed birth of the beloved Prophet sallaAllahu ‘alayhi wasalam, his lineage, his childhood, his adulthood, his marriage, beginning of Prophethood, the night journey the seal of Prophethood and so on. It is recited throughout the world, especially at Mawlids. There really is no better way to celebrate the blessed birth of the beloved Prophet, than to recite the Barzanji Mawlid, especially in the month of Rabi al-Awal. Order your copy now!!
Shaykh Nuh (may Allah elevate his rank) said that:
“Having a copy [of this Mawlid] in your house will bring baraka”
May our hearts be filled with the love of the beloved Prophet sallaAllahu ‘alayhi wasalam, and may we take every opportunity to draw closer to him sallaAllahu ‘alayhi wasalam, and by being close to him, may we draw closer to Allah ta’ala.