Ramadan 2017: Muslims to observe Holy Lailat-ul-Qadr night on Thursday

23 Juin, 2017, 09:54 | Author: Marc Bacque
  • Ramadan 2017: Muslims to observe Holy Lailat-ul-Qadr night on Thursday

Muslims across Kashmir and elsewhere in the world observed the holy Shab-e-Qadr or Lailat-ul-Qadr with the religious reverence.

The faithful will start seeking Allah's favours and forgiveness throughout the night till rising of the sun.

Special arrangements have been made for special prayers in mosques to mark the holy night and seek divine blessings.

The night is considered to be equal to praying for 1000 months. Allah Almighty has not revealed the exact timings of the night and directed Muslims to find it on all odd nights in last Ashra of Ramazan which are: 21, 23, 25, 27 and 29.

According to the holy Quran, the night is superior to one thousand nights.

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Muslims after Isha and Taraweeh prayers stay at mosques and recite the holy Quran and conduct special prayers on this auspicious night of Ramzan.

The religious scholars also threw light on importance of the night and highlighted the teachings of Islam and life of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) so that the followers could lead their lives according to Holy Quran and Sunnah.

According to the Holy Quran, this is one of the holiest and most blessed night as the angels and the spirit descend therein, by the permission of Almighty Allah with all decrees.

Masjid's, houses and streets were decorated with colorful pennants and buntings.

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