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What is Lailat-ul-Qadr?
Most Muslims consider Lailat-ul-Qadr the holiest night of the year and many observe it by praying, studying the Qur’an, and performing good deeds.
Lailat-ul-Qadr is sometimes spelled in other ways, such as Laylat al-Qadr. It is often called the Night of Power.
When is Lailat-ul-Qadr?
Different sects within Islam reckon the date of Lailat-ul-Qadr in different ways. In 2021, many Muslims will observe Lailat-ul-Qadr on the night of May 8 or the night of May 9. In 2022, it will be observed on the night of April 28 or April 29.
Lailat-ul-Qadr is traditionally thought to fall on one of the odd days in the last 10 days of Ramadan. It is perhaps most commonly observed on the night of the 27th day of Ramadan. Because the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, the date on which it Lailat-ul-Qadr is observed varies from year to year.
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Lailat-ul-Qadr is an Arabic phrase that literally means “night of determination.”
Good deeds performed on Lailat-ul-Qadr are said to bring increased blessings, with the night often described as being “better than a thousand months.” Some Muslims go without sleep on this night in order to concentrate on worship and ask for forgiveness. During Ramadan and especially on Lailat-ul-Qadr, Muslims are encouraged to pay zakat as a form of almsgiving.
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Most Muslims consider Lailat-ul-Qadr the holiest night of the year and associate it with forgiveness and blessings.
Ramadhan is a gift from Allah. Lailat-ul-Qadr is the prized jewel of Ramadan. There is salvation in this night, a chance to cleansed of all sins and reborn again.
— 𝘿𝙧 𝙂𝙖𝙯𝙖𝙣𝙛𝙖𝙧 𝙉𝙖𝙯𝙞𝙧 (@Dr_Gazanfar1) April 14, 2021
Another factor, which distinguishes Ramadan from other months, is the advent of the Night of Power or Lailat-ul-Qadr. The Night of Power is said to be the one in which Allah writes the decree of His creation. pic.twitter.com/ql5ZsdKFKe
— Kanza Khaan (@kanzakhan78) April 22, 2020
Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Power/Destiny) Mubarak. Don't sleep tonight, tonight the angels descend to the earth. Let's pray-Allah forgives our sins, fills our hearts with enlightenment, contentment and humanity. May this world become a peaceful place where no one hates anyone.Ameen
— Sarah Hayat Shah (@SaraHayatShah) June 11, 2018
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