Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Saturday November 9, 2019
Muslim, Sufi : Youman Nabi: this festival celebrates the birth and death anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad. Prophet Muhammad was born in Mecca after the death of his father Abdullah. He lived up to sixty-three years. It was this prophet that created the Holy Quran. He dedicated his life to the teachings of Islam. And showed it through his life how wonderful it is to follow Islam. During this time on Youman Nabi, Mulims in Guyana pay tribute to the mighty prophet Muhammad. This day is spent in prayers. A special service is kept or this occasion as well as religious programs is broadcast throughout the day. On this day as well they give alms to the poor and persons who are in need.