Karachi (June 12, 2018): Muslims offer special prayers tonight across the country in connections with Lailatul Qadr.
As per Islamic scholars, worship in Lailatul Qadr is equal to praying for 1,000 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. Scholars, however, believe the night mostly falls on Ramazan 27.
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Thousands of worshipers spent the night at mosques in search of Lailatul Qadar. Women offer ‘Nawafils’ and recite Holy Quran at houses.Major mosques make special arrangements for the faithful to spend all night while praying for blessings and forgiveness of Allah Almighty. Milad, Zikr, Quran Khwani and religious discussion are arranged at extensively decorated and illuminated mosques. Besides mosques, some streets and houses are also profusely lit.
Badshahi Mosque, Behjria Town Mosque, Data Darbar Mosque, Masjid Qadsia, Mansora Mosque, Jamia Naeemia, Jamia Ashrafia, Minhajul Quran Mosque and other mosques arrange sermons of renowned scholars for the faithful who stay awake in search of Lailatul Qadar.
After completion of recitation of the Holy Quran at traveh, sweet are distributed among faithful. Special prayers are offered for progress and prosperity of Pakistan, success of the ongoing operation against terrorism, freedom of Kashmir and Palestine.