Pakistan News, Shab e Barat 2013 : Today Shab-e-Barat, the night of reverence is being observed in Pakistan on Monday, E Pakistan News Reported.
Shab-e-Baraat, the night of praise of Allah Almighty, is observed 15 days before the start of the holy month of Ramzan. The night is known as Laylatul Bara’ah or Laylatun Nisfe min Shaban in the Arab world.
This is the best night of prayer and worship of God to seek His forgiveness for sins and blessing to achieve success in this world and hereafter.
On this exalted night, the Muslims spend the whole night to offer special prayers and recite the Quran. Mahafil-e-Milad, zikr and other religious rituals are held to commemorate the occasion. The people also visit the graves of their relatives and offer Fateha and special manajaat to seek God’s blessings for the departed souls.
According to Muslim belief, Shab-e-Barat is the night when God arranges affairs of the next one year. He writes the destinies of all His creations on this night for the coming year by taking into account their past deeds.