Sheikh Salim Alwan: Mawlid al-Nabi al-Sharif is Great Honorable and Blessing With Great Magnitude
His Eminence Sheikh Dr. Salim Alwan Al Husseini, Secretary General of Dar Al Fatwa (the Supreme Islamic Council of Australia), said that Mawlid al-Nabi al-Sharif is a great, honorable and blessed night, in which our master Mohamed came into existence.
Sheikh Alwan began his speech, in the virtual lecture, organized by the World Muslim Communities Council, October 27, 2020, entitled "Generosity, Modesty, Compassion and Mercy of the Prophet (PBUH)", on the occasion of Mawlid al-Nabi al-Sharif, by mentioning his noble lineage. He is Mohamed bin Abdullah bin Abd al-Muttalib bin Hashem bin Abd Manaf bin Qusay bin Kilab. His grandfather Adnan descendents of Ismael the Prophet, the son of the Prophet Ibrahim Khalil al-Rahman.
Alwan added: “As for the day of his birth, it is on Monday.” Muslim narrated on the authority of Abu Qatada al-Ansari, may God be pleased with him, that he said that the Prophet was asked about fasting on Monday and he said, whereupon he said: It was the day on which I was born, on which I was commissioned with prophethood". As for the place of his birth, it was in Makkah, which today is known as the locality of the Mawlid.
Sheikh Alwan Al-Husseini explained the virtuous morals of the Prophet, citing the noble verse (And indeed you are of a great morals character), affirming that the Messenger (PBUH) distinguish with qualities such as Generosity and generous morals; bashfulness and lowering the gaze, gentle, chaste-tongue, and tender-looking; gives everyone his right; jokes with his friends, talks with them, share with them; the first to greet the other and to shake hand with his companions; yruthfulness, honesty, chastity, courage, obedience to God, mercy, compassion, benevolence, and sympathy for the poor, orphans, widows and the weak.
The Secretary-General of Dar Al-Fatwa in Australia called on Muslim to Reflecting a good image of our religion, especially in loving good to others, dealing ethically by spreading the virtues of the Prophet, implementing his commandments and following his example, showing the morals of the Prophet and his life as the best response to the offenders of our religion.
It is noteworthy that the World Muslim Communities Council is an international non-governmental organization, headquartered in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi. It is considered a think tank to rationalize organizations and societies working in Muslim societies, renew their thinking and improve their performance in order to achieve one goal; The integration of Muslim societies in their countries, in a way that their members realize the perfection of citizenship and complete affiliation with the Islamic religion.
The council seeks, through holding dozens of virtual conferences, seminars and activities, to localize the concepts of religious, ethnic and cultural pluralism, in a manner that preserves human dignity and respect for his beliefs, and establishes the values of moderation, dialogue, tolerance and belonging to the homelands.