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Birth of Hazrat Ali - 600AD
Mowlana Ali was born on the 13th of Rajab, 22 years before the Hijra (600AD) within the sacred walls of the Holy Ka'ba - a birthplace that is exclusive to him as no one else was born there ever since its erection by Prophet Abraham. His mother, Sayyida Fatima, daughter of Asad bin Hashem, related that at birth he neither cried nor opened his eyes, and even refused to be fed. This lasted for three days, until the Prophet Muhammed came to see his young nephew, who then opened his eyes and smiled as the Prophet took the child lovingly into his arms. Ever since this intimate moment they remained together throughout their lives, until their physical separation at the time of the Holy Prophet's death (Aziz, 1974).
SEE: POSTER GALLERY for HAZRAT ALI'S Birthday Including Qasidas and Ginans to recite on this auspicious day.