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Assalamo Alaikum What is the Islamic Ruling on Eid Meelad Un Nabi? Should it be celebrated or is it aan Innovation in the religion? JazakAllah Khair

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Love of the Prophet Sallallahu Alaihe Wa Sallam is the core part of every Muslim's faith. It is necessary upon every Muslim to love the Holy Prophet Sallallahu Alaihe Wa Sallam unconditionally.
Part of that love is also to remember the day of birth and thank Allah for this greatest favor upon mankind.
Also, sending Durood upon the holy Prophet Sallallahu Alaihe Wa Sallam is commanded b Holy Quran and every Muslim should send blessings and salutations upon the Holy Prophet Sallallahu Alaihe Wa Sallam.
There is no harm in organizing special gatherings to mark the historical event and learn more about the Seerah and life of the holy Prophet Sallallahu Alaihe Wa Sallam because it is more important to learn about the teachings of the Holy Prophet Sallallahu Alaihe Wa Sallam and practice upon it than merely celebrating his birthdate but ignoring all of his teachings.
We should make a commitment to ourselves that we will do our best to follow the teachings of our beloved Prophet Sallallahu Alaihe Wa Sallam and renew this commitment every time we remember him.
We should celebrate the love of the Prophet Sallallahu Alaihe Wa Sallam but also keep in mind that we do not disobey his instructions in any way.
Therefore, there is no harm in celebrating the date of birth of our beloved Prophet Sallallahu Alaihe Wa Sallam as long as there is no violation of any of his teachings.
And Allah knows best.
Mufti Ikram ul Haq