Please note that Demise of Prophet Muhammad is a significant national public holiday observed throughout Iran, during which all museums, historical, and cultural sites remain closed.
The Demise of Prophet Muhammad, also known as the “Mawlid al-Nabawi” in Islamic tradition, marks the death of the Prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam, who passed away on the 12th day of Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month of the Islamic calendar. The event is observed with great solemnity by Muslims around the world, particularly by Sunni Muslims who consider it a time of remembrance and reflection on the life and teachings of the Prophet. Many Muslims spend the day in prayer and recitation of the Quran, and in some countries, it is a public holiday.
The Demise of Prophet Muhammad is considered a time to reflect on the Prophet’s teachings and to recommit oneself to living a life of piety, compassion, and service to others, in accordance with his example.
The Martyrdom of Imam Hassan is a significant event in Shia Islam, commemorating the death of Imam Hassan, the eldest son of Imam Ali and the grandson of Prophet Muhammad. He passed away on the 28th day of Safar, the second month of the Islamic calendar.
Imam Hassan is remembered for his wisdom, courage, and compassion, and his martyrdom is seen as a symbol of resistance against oppression and injustice.
The event is observed with solemnity by Shia Muslims, who gather in mosques and community centers to mourn his death and to reflect on his legacy. The day is also an opportunity to learn about the life and teachings of Imam Hassan and to renew one’s commitment to his values of justice, peace, and social equality.