Shab-e-Qadr observed in Kashmir
Srinagar, Sept 7: Shab-e-Qadr, also known as Laylat al-Qadr was observed all over Kashmir on Monday night with great religious zeal and sanctity.
Shab-e-Qadr is the anniversary of two important dates in Islam during Ramadhan.
Muslims believe the first verses of the Holy Quran were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) during Laylat al Qadr. It is also the anniversary of the night in which Holy Quran is believed by Muslims to have been revealed in its entirety. It is traditionally celebrated each year on the 27th night of Ramadan.
Islamic ceremonies and prayers were held in Masjids. People in scores attended prayers at all Masjids in Kashmir and special prayers and “dua” were offered.
The devotees prayed for eternal peace to the souls of all persons who lost their lives in present turmoil. The night is considered the most blessed of all the nights of the year.
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