More than 75 Muslims from around Colorado gathered in the Silverthorne Pavilion early Thursday morning chanting and singing during a celebration of the Islamic prophet Muhammad’s birthday. Mawlid is the term used to refer to the observance of the Islamic prophet Muhammad’s birthday which occurs in Rabi’-al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic Calendar. Check out an interactive web gallery with images from the celebration.

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