What is Lailatul Qadr, Shab e Qadr, in Islam? Laylatul-Qadr, The Night of Power, is the holiest night in the Islamic calendar. Muslims believe that on this night, the Quran was sent down from the heaven to the Earth. The exact date of this night is unknown, but occurs on one of the last ten odd nights of Ramadan (21st, 23rd, 25th, 27th, or 29th).
What happened on Lailat Al Qadr?
Laylat Al Qadr is considered the holiest night of the year for Muslims, and is traditionally celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan. It is known as the “Night of Power,” and commemorates the night that the Quran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad, beginning with the exhortation,
When was the Night of Power?
It is most widely believed to fall on the 27th day of Ramadan. In 2016, Laylat Al Qadr is expected to fall on Thursday, Saturday, July 1, in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Quran says in Surat Al-Qadr, We have indeed revealed this (Message) in the Night of Power: