People standing up when reciting verses of glorification

Question: Is it an act of Sunnah to stand up while verses of glorification are recited at celebrations held to commemorate the Mawlid (the Prophet’s birthday)?

Answer: Celebrating the Mawlid and holding ceremonies on this occasion are newly-invented Bid‘ahs (innovations in religion) which were not ordained by the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), either in practice or in words… read more here.

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