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Valebasoga Community Mark Prophet Muhammed Birthday

  The Valebasoga community in Labasa gathered at the Valebasoga Sunni Muslim Centre, yesterday, to celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad. The day is marked and celebrated by Muslims around
04 Dec 2017 11:00
Valebasoga  Community Mark  Prophet Muhammed  Birthday
Divisional Police Commander Northern Vereani Nakauyaca at the Valebasoga Sunni Muslim Centre on December 3, 2017. Photo: Nacanieli Tuilevuka

 

The Valebasoga community in Labasa gathered at the Valebasoga Sunni Muslim Centre, yesterday, to celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad.

The day is marked and celebrated by Muslims around the world, offering thanksgiving and prayer for the life of their respected “Messenger of Allah”.

Centre Secretary Abdul Faheem said the celebration signifies the birth of Prophet Muhammed to this world.

“The birth of Prophet Muhammad symbolises love and peace to all human races,” Mr Faheem said.

“iTaukeis were part of the celebration as well. We invited them so they could know and have a fair idea of our religion and in a way we could show common respect among each other,” he said.

Chief guest Divisional Police Commander Northern Vereani Nakauyaca reminded all to follow the teachings of Prophet Muhammad in order to live a peaceful life.

“Teachings such as praying five times a day, help the poor and needy, commit no crime, always forgive others, fulfil promises, always speak the truth and many more true virtues,” he said.

“The Holy Quran consist of the same basic message which God has given in all religions and all prophets brought this same message for our guidance,” he said.

“Prophet Muhammad was chosen by God to bring His message and to a lost humanity,” he said.

“He kept himself pure, tolerant merciful, tolerant and righteous in the corrupt society,” he added.

Muslims in the Northern Division will be converging at the Vunimoli Mosque today to celebrate Prophet Muhammed birthday..

Edited by Mohammed Zulfikar

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