Circumcision on the day of Mawlid (prophet’s birthday)

Question 15: Some people used to celebrate the circumcision of children on the occasion of the Mawlid (the Prophet’s birthday) offering sacrifices and inviting other families. After the circumcision, they offer money to the circumcised child. Is there a special way to celebrate the circumcision?

Answer: All praise be to Allaah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allaah, his family and Companions. First, circumcision is one of Sunan-al-Fitrah (Islaamic practices of personal hygiene) instructed to by the Prophet (peace be upon him)… read more here.

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