Prophet’s first revelation celebrated

April 26, 2017

Thousands of Iranians gathered in the religious city of Mashhad in the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (AS) on Monday to celebrate Eid al-Mab’ath, the anniversary of the day Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) received his first revelation and was chosen as Allah’s final messenger. The revered occasion, which falls on the 27th of the month of Rajab on the Islamic lunar calendar, is a public holiday in Iran. Many head to holy cities and sites, including Mashhad and Qom, to participate in religious festivities.


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