Shab-e-Qadr, also known as Laylatul Qadr, marks the night when the Prophet Muhammad received the first verses of the holy Quran. Considered in the Islamic faith as the ‘Night of Decree’, ‘Night of Power’, ‘Night of Value’, ‘Night of Destiny’, or ‘Night of Measures’, it is mainly observed every year on the 27th night of the holy month of Ramadan

As we approach the commemoration of this significant occasion, Wego is here to provide you with the dates and a guide for celebrating Shab-e-Qadr 2025 in India.

Shab e Qadr 2025 in India date

Shab-e-Qadr, known as the ‘Night of Power’ in the Islamic faith, is primarily observed annually on the 27th night of the holy month of Ramadan. Next year, the event is expected to fall on 27 March 2025.

Shab e Qadr 2025 in the Islamic calendar

While Shab-e-Qadr can fall on any of the odd-number nights of the last Ashra (ten days) in Ramadan, according to the Islamic calendar, Laylatul Qadr is mainly believed to occur in the last five odd nights of the holy month of Ramadan.

How do Muslims in India celebrate Shab e Qadr?

Celebrated by Muslims in India who stay awake throughout the night and recite verses of the Quran, the devotees pray for their well-being and seek forgiveness for all their sins.

Islamic scholars recited The holy Quran at mosques all over India to explain the meaning of important verses to those attending the meetings. Moreover, special prayers or ‘dua’ is also held during this auspicious day.

History and Significance of Shab e Qadr

Shab e Qadr, also known as Laylatul Qadr, marks the night when the Prophet Muhammad received the first verses of the holy Quran. It is one of the most sacred nights in the Islamic calendar and is considered the ‘Night of Decree’, ‘Night of Power’, ‘Night of Value’, ‘Night of Destiny’, or ‘Night of Measures’.

According to the Islamic calendar, Laylatul Qadr occurs during the last five odd nights of Ramadan. Moreover, through their prayers, Muslims believe that they will have their sins in the past forgiven, as the holy Quran states that praying on Shab-e-Qadr nights is better than praying for a thousand months.

As a result, Muslims worldwide observe these nights with great religious zeal, staying up all night praying, reciting the Quran, and seeking forgiveness for their sins during these auspicious nights.

 

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