In this article you will gell all the information about Shab e barat history, Prayers, nawafil, wazaif,do, don’t and halwa debate. No extra brief, just describe what you exactly need to know on that topic.
Shab e barat meaning
The meaning of shab e barat is different in various point of view. The literal meaning of is- ‘shab’ which is a Farsi word and this means ‘night’. If we take ‘barat’ as an Arabic word it means freedom. In another word it is the division of relation.
But if we take barat as a Farsi word then it means fortune. Therefore, the meaning stands for ‘the night of freedom’, ‘the night of breaking relation’, ‘the night of fortune’ (if barat takes as farsi). Be careful, lailat al quadar and lailat al barat are not the same terms.
What is shab e barat?
Muslims believe that- on this night all the Muslims pray to Allah for their forgiveness and blessing so that they can get rid of Jahannam. That’s why this day called the night of freedom. Freedom from the sins.
Shab e barat date
The date will start from April 30. That means Mid of Shaban will begin in the evening of April 30 which is on Monday.The date ends in the evening of May 1 which is on Thursday.
Shab e barat history
Its history is quite confusing. There are no strong evidences of the history of barat. But in sihah sittha (Six pure dahith), there are few points indicating the importance of this night. In another hadith describe the same but no history about it.
Shab e barat prayers and duas
Prayers and duas can be divided into many parts. All sorts of prayers can be prayed on this day, like namaz, fasting, dua for forgiveness and many more. We will discuss more about shab e barat prayers and duas later in this article.
Shab e barat namaz
Namaz is the best shab-e-barat prayers. In fact, namaz is the prayers for all time. You can pray namaz aj many as possible. The more namaz you will pray the more souyab you will get.
Shab e barat namaz is same as usual namaz which is formed of two rakats. It should be prayed after isha but before Betor namaz.
For shab-e barat namaz you can recite Surah Ikhlas, surah quadar, iaat al quchri or surah taquachur with surah Fatah. If you do this, you will get more souyab. Thus you have to pray at least twelve rakats of prayers.
You can say tasbih tahlil after every four rakat of prayers. It is the better way to get closer to Allah. You can pray all night long these ways.
Shab e-barat namaz rakats
There are no exact number of rakats for shabe barat namaz. You can pray as many as you can. But there are some hadith that say to pray at least twelve rakats of prayers.
By saying more prayers, you can get closer to the almighty Allah. So we all should pray more namaz in shabe barat for our forgiveness to allah.
Shabe barat dua
Dua is important to express your wants to the almighty Allah. According to the book ‘mosannaf’ Hazrat ibn masaud shab-e-barat dua is like-
“Oh Allah! You are the owner of unlimited mercy and blessing. You are the only almighty of this earth. There are no one except you in this earth. Only you can protect us and can give us sheltear. You are our only guardian.
Oh Allah, if you write misfortune to my fate replace it with blessing and forgive me. Oh Allah! Please do my provision simple as much as you can. Please make me happy, obeyed to you and make me honest.
As you said in the holy Quran- Allah can finish what he wants, can create what he wishes and all thinks is on his hand.
Shab e barat fazilat
shabebarat ha huge fazilat. One shabe-barat night prophet Mohammad (sm) goes for a long sejadah. The sejadah was so long that Hazrat ayisha shiddaka felt worry if prophet died. Then she touched prophets foot thumb and prophet responds.
After finishing his prayer, he asked Ayesha what she thought? then he explains about his long sejadah. He said, ‘Do you know what is the specialty of today’s night?’ It is the night of the middle of saaban. On this night the almighty Allah listen to his servants. He forgives who pray forgiveness to him, he gives blessing who needs and let the sinners go away.
So the shab e barat is important for all who wants to remove his sins. Therefore, the shab-e-barat fazilat has huge importance.
There are no exact wazaif of shabe barat. But you can do all types of prayers. In spite of this you can recite this dua bellow. Recite this dua after Asr prayer at the time of sun setting on 14th Shaban for 40 times, inshallah Allah will forgive your 40 years sins.
Shab e barat k nawafil
For shabe barat nawafil prophet (sm) says- when the night of shab-e-barat will come, say nawafil prayer at night and keep fasting (roza) at the day. So namaz is the best nawafil prayers of all. You can also keep roza as the shabebarat nawafil prayer.
Shab e barat roza
shab-e-barat roza is consider as nawafil prayers. Everyone keeps nawafil prayer on the day of shab barat. In spite of this, you can also keep fasting (roza) on the 13th, 14th and 15th date of every month as nawafil prayers. If you keep this three rozas, this will be included in shabe bart roza. So keep shab-e-barat fasting for more souyab.
Shab e barat roza niyat is same to the usual niyat of roza.
Shab e barat ibadat
There is nothing extra about shab-e-barat ibadat. You can do all the ibadat that described above. Nothing worry more about shabe barat ibadat but above. Please pay to Allah for this awesome day of forgiveness.
Shab e barat halwa recipe
There is some debate about eating halwa on this day. Halwa is an Arabic word which means sweet. Prophet (SM) was very fond of sweet. Any way serving food to other people is also a prayer. You can see the bellow halwa recipe to make shabe barat halwa.
Do and don’t
Shab-e-barat is an important day for every Muslims. So please do not do anything unnecessary to spoil this day.
|Nawafil namaz.||Playing Firework|
|Long time reciting, ruku and sejadah.||Walking to and fro without prayer.|
|Keeping nawafil roza on the next day.||Unnecessary enjoyment.|
|Reciting tauba and durudh sharif.||Unnecessary talk and disturb others for prayers.|
|Dua and zikir.||Keeping yourself busy in eating halwa instead of prayers.|
|Dua for forgiveness.|
Shab e barat quotes and wishes
Here are some shab e barat quotes and wishes in English so that you can wish it to your dearest one for his/ her forgiveness from sin. You can also send this as sms to your favorite ones.
- Allah will make Everything Beautiful at the right place, At the right time, For the best reason. Always have faith in Allah.
- Before my books are sealed tonight. I’m sorry. If I ignored, you. If I hurt You. If I was unable to prove myself A good person. Because 15th Shab-E-Barat is near and may be leaf fall and this Would be my last year of my life. I’m sorry if I ever brought a single Tear in your eyes. Please forgive me Friend’s before the book is sealed. Remember me in your Dua.
- Shab-E-Barat is a night Allah pak written coming year about our future life and death.
- Allah pak please give me complete Iman, make me a true Muslim
- My dear please forgive me because, Shab-E-Barat is a night of forgiveness
- Allah pak it’s my special pray to you please forgive me
Shab e barat wiki
In this article a have tried to cover almost every topic that comes in front of us every time about this night. If you need further information you can visit shab-e-barat wiki. In Wikipedia this is as mid shaban.