The holy Lailatul Qadr or Shab-e-Qadr, the holiest and most blessed nights for Muslims, will be observed across the country on Saturday night with due solemnity and religious fervour. Muslim devotees will spend the night seeking divine blessings for peace and progress of the country as well as the Muslim Ummah. According to the holy Quran, this is superior to a thousand nights as the Quran was revealed to the greatest Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) in this glorified night to show mankind the path of worldly and eternal emancipation. Dhaka, UNB News Agency Reported.
The devout Muslims usually pass the night offering special prayers, recitation from the holy Quran, holding milad mahfil, zikr, and other religious rituals at mosques and in their houses.They will also visit graveyards to seek divine blessings for the departed souls of their near and dear ones. Special prayers and sermons will be arranged at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque and other mosques across the country on the holy night.
Bangladesh Television, Bangladesh Betar, private TV channels and radio stations will air special programmes, while newspapers will publish special articles highlighting the significance of the night. On the eve of Lailatul Qadr, President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have greeted the country’s people and the Muslims across the world. In his message, the President said the holy Lailatul Qadr, better than thousand months, is a much sanctified night full of virtues.
“Allah has revealed the holy Quran at this night. So, the significance of this night is immense to the Muslim Ummah,” Abdul Hamid said. He prayed to Allah to fulfil everybody’s life with His limitless blessings at the holy night. In her message, Sheikh Hasina said the holy Quran was revealed at this night to show mankind the right path of emancipation. “We can get the proximity of the almighty Allah and unlimited divine blessings and forgiveness at this sacred night through prayers.”
She prayed to Allah for the continued progress, peace and welfare of Bangladesh and the Muslim Ummah at this holy night.