It’s the prophets’ birthdays! Prophet Jesus yes, (peace be upon him) but also the prophet who followed 600 years later. That’s right. Yesterday it was Prophet Muhammad’s 1,446th birthday (peace be upon him). It isn’t always like that i.e. Muslims and Christians are celebrating the prophets’ birthdays in December. You know why? Because we Muslims follow the lunar calendar. Next year, Prophet Muhammad’s birthday will move 10 days earlier, perhaps December 1st, and then November 20th in 2018. But lets relish the feeling while it lasts: celebrating our blessings together.
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