The holy Lailatul Qadr or Shab-e-Qadr, superior to thousand nights as per the holy Quran, is set to be observed Saturday night (Jun 1) through offering special prayers for wellbeing of the Muslims.
The first verses of the holy Quran was revealed upon Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) on this night to show the mankind the path of worldly and eternal salvation. It is considered as the night of fortune and forgiveness as the angels and the spirit descend on earth by the permission of the Almighty Allah.
The Muslim devotees in Bangladesh will pass the night offering special prayers, reciting from the Holy Quran, zikr, and other religious rituals seeking divine blessings for the wellbeing of mankind. Moreover, they will visit the graveyards of their relatives and Muslim saints.
Special prayers and sermons will be arranged at Baitul Muqarram National Mosque and other mosques across the country in the night.
On the occasion, Sunday (Jun 2) will be a public holiday.