Days of Allah – Shawwal

Day Name Resting Abode
1 ‘Eid ‘Eidu-l Fitr நோன்புப் பெருநாள்
Festival of Fastbreak
‘’ ‘Urs Companion `Amr b. al-Ās
Wiki
EG
‘’ ‘Urs Imam Abū `Abdullāh Muhammad b. Ismā’īl al-Bukhārī
Bio
Kharandaq, UZ
‘’ ‘Urs Imam Abū `Abdullāh Muhammad b. ‘Umar Fakhr ad-Dīn ar-Rāzī – Bio Herat, AF
‘’ ‘Urs Imam Mawaffaq ad-Din ibn Qudama al-Maqdisi – Wiki Damascus, SY
‘’ ‘Urs Akhi Sirajuddin Usman urf Purana Pir
Bio
Gaur, BD
‘’ ‘Urs Sayyid Jamal al-Awliya
Bio
Jahanabad, Lucknow, IN
3 Ghazwatu-l Uhud – Battle of Uhud
Wiki 
‘’ ‘Urs Sayyid al-Shuhada Hamza b. Abdu-l Muttalib
Wiki 
Madinatu-l Munawwarah
‘’ ‘Urs * Qutb al-Wujūd Sayyid Muḥammad Bukhārī Tangal
Bio
Cannore, KE, IN
‘’ ‘Urs * Taika Ṣāhib al-Kirkari `Abd al-Qādir
Bio
Kilakkarai, TN, IN
4 Ghousi Shah
Wiki
Begum Bazar, Hyderabad, IN
5 ‘Urs Umm al-Mu’minīn Sawda bint Zam’a
Bio | Bio 2
Madinatu-l Munawwarah
‘’ ‘Urs Khwaja Abu Mansur Uthmān Hārūnī
Bio 1 | Bio 2 | His Malfuzat
Makkatu-l Mukarramah
‘’ ‘Urs Muslihu-d Dīn Abū Muḥammad `Abdu-Llāh Sa’dī Shirāzī- Wiki | The Gulistan Shiraz, IR
‘’ ‘Urs Jamaluddin al-Ghumuqi al-Husaini
Bio
Istanbul, TR
‘’ ‘Urs Muhammad ‘Abdul Wahhab Siddiqi
Bio
Nuneaton, GB
‘’ ‘Urs `Abdu-r Raḥīm Shāh [Qāḍi Gudri Shāhi Baba]
Bio | Chishti Genealogy and Branches
Ajmir, IN
6 ‘Urs * Taju-d Din Abū Bakr `Abdu-r Razzāq b. `Abdu-l Qādir al-JīlanīBio Baghdad, IQ
‘’ ‘Urs Makhdūm-e-Jahān Sharafu-d Dīn Ahmad b Yaḥya Maneri – Bio Maner, Bihar, IN
‘’ ‘Urs Uthman Siraju-d Din al-Naqshbandi al-Khalidi
Bio 1 | Bio 2FaceBook
Tawilyah, IQ
‘’ ‘Urs Zakaria b. Omar Bagharib
Tribute | FaceBook
Singapore, SG
‘’ ‘Urs Abah Anom Ahmad Sahibu-l Wafa Taju-l ‘Arifin
Tribute | Bio
Suryalaya, ID
7 Ghazwatu-l Hunain – Battle of Hunain
Wiki
‘’ ‘Urs Uwais b. Anis al-Qarni
Bio | Wiki
Al-Raqqah, SY
‘’ ‘Urs Khwaja Aminuddin Hubaira Basri
Bio
Mashhad, IR
‘’ ‘Urs Ahmad ibn Ajiba al-Darqawi
Wiki | His Works in English
Fez, MA
8 ‘Urs Muhaddith Shah ‘Abdu-l Aziz Dehlawi
Wiki | His Fatawa
Delhi, IN
9 ‘Urs Abu Bakr Muhammad Ibn Sirin Al-Ansari
Wiki
Madinatu-l Munawwarah
‘Urs ‘Abdul Fattah Abu Ghuddah
Bio
Madinatu-l Munawwarah
10 ‘Urs Muhammad b. al-Habīb al-Būzīdī
Bio | Bio (French)
Mostaganem, DZ
‘Urs Mawla Pak Huzur Purnur ‘Ali Shah al-Qadiri
Wiki
Calcutta, IN
‘’ ‘Urs Sufi Hazrat Muhammad ‘Abdu-l Qadir
Bio (Tamil)
Hyderabad, IN
11 ‘Urs Sultan Nuruddin al-Zangi
Bio
Damascus, SY
‘Urs `Alā ad-Dīn Qazan Shattari
Bio (Scroll down)
Hajipur, Bihar, IN
12 ‘Urs Imam Abu-l Ḥasan `Alī ash-Shādhilī
Bio 1 | Bio 2 | Bio 3 | His PassingWiki
Humaithara, EG
‘’ ‘Urs * Fakhru-d Dīn Abū Naṣr Muḥammad b. Naṣr al-BaghdādīBio Baghdad, IQ
‘’ ‘Urs Abu-l Fatih Hidayatu-Llāh Sarmast
Bio (Scroll down)
Hajipur, Bihar, IN
13 ‘Urs Sayyid Ādam Ḥusainī Bannūrī
Bio
Madinatu-l Munawwarah
‘’ ‘Urs Taika Ṣāḥib al-Qahiri `Abd al-Qādir b. ‘Umar
Bio (English and Tamil)
Kayalpatnam, TN, IN
‘’ ‘Urs Al-Habib Abubakr b. Abdu-Llah al-Aydarus
Bio | His Qasida
Aden, YE
‘’ ‘Urs Al-Habib Sayyid Ahmad Abubakr b. Sumait
Bio
Zanzibar, TZ
14 ‘Urs Imam Abū Dāwūd Sulaimān b. As’ad al-Sajistani
Bio
Sajistan, AF
‘’ ‘Urs Khwaja Sadiduddin Huzaifa Marashi
Bio
Basra, IQ
15 Ghazwatu-l Khandaq – Battle of the Trench
Wiki
16 ‘Urs * Imādu-d Dīn Abū Ṣāliḥ Naṣr b. ‘Abd ar-Razzāq al-BaghdādīBio Baghdad, IQ
17 ‘Urs Ahmad al-Tijani
Bio 1 | Bio 2
Fez, MA
‘Urs Moulay Sulaiman b. al-Mahd al-Hasani
Bio
, MA
‘Urs Shah Ahmad Noorani
Wiki
Karachi, PK
18 ‘Urs Abu-l Ḥasan Yamīnu-d Dīn Amīr Khusrow
Bio
Delhi, IN
* ‘Urs Muhammad Abdul Qadeer Siddiqi Qadri
BioWiki | His Dargah | His Works
Bhadurpura, Hyderabad, IN
19 ‘Urs Sayyid Yūsuf Koya Tangal
Bio
Maligawathai, LK
‘’ ‘Urs Mirza Muhammad Qadīr Shāh Baig [Gudri Shāh Baba] – Bio Toronto, CA
20 ‘Urs Abu Bakr Atiku Muhammed Bello
Wiki
Sokoto, NG
‘Urs Al-Shahid El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz
Wiki
Ferncliff Cemetery, NY, US
21 ‘Urs Khwaja Muḥammad Masūm Sirhindi
Bio
Mohri Sharif, PK
22 ‘Urs Sahibu-l Khalwah Sayyid `Abdu-l Qādir
Bio
Kilakkarai, IN
‘Urs Sayyid Muhammad ‘Uthman al-Mirghani al-Khatim
BioWiki | Al-Asrar Al-Rabbaniyya
Makkatu-l Mukarrama
23 ‘Urs * Sayyid ‘Ali (b. Abu Nasr Muhammad ?) al-Jilani
Bio
Baghdad, IQ
24 ‘Urs ‘Abd ar-Razzaq al-San’ani
Bio (Wiki) His Musannaf (Wiki)
San’a, YE
25 ‘Urs ‘Abdul Wahhab b. Muhyuddin ‘Abdul Qadir al-Jilani
Qala’id al-Jawahir (p. 176)
Al-Halba, Baghdad, IQ
‘Urs Fakhr al-Islam Abu Bakr Muhammad al-Shashi
Bio (Ibn Khallikan’s Bio Dictionary, p. 625)
Shiraz Gate, Baghdad, IQ
‘Urs Abu Jafar Muhammad b. Jarir al-Tabari
Bio (Ibn Khallikan’s Bio Dictionary, p. 597)
Baghdad, IQ
26 ‘Urs Jamaluddin Abu Amr Uthman b. al-Hajib
Bio (Ibn Khallikan’s Bio Dictionary, p. 193)
Alexandria, EG
27 ‘Urs Abu Muhammad ‘Abd Allah b. Birri b. ‘Abd al-Jabbar
Obituary
Cairo, EG
28 ‘Urs Zakiyuddin Abul Hasan ‘Ali
Bio (Ibn Khallikan’s Bio Dictionary, p. 642)
Baghdad, IQ
29 ‘Urs Marriage of Imam ‘Ali and Lady Fatima
Notes
28-29-30 ‘Urs Baba Bulleh Shah
Bio
Kasur, Punjab, PK

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Eid Takbir

It is a recommended [mandub] propriety of the two Festivals [‘Eidain] to extol loudly the Greatness of God [takbir]. The time for the takbir is as follows:

  • Eid al-Fitr
    After sunset on the night of Eid (i.e. from Maghrib of 1st Shawwal) till the commencement of the ‘Eid prayer the following morning.
  • Eid al-Adha
    After every prayer [salat] from the optional [sunnah] morning prayer [salatu-l Fajr] on the Day of ‘Arafat (i.e. 9th of Dhu-l Hijjah) until and including the mid-afternoon prayer (salatu-l ‘Asr) on the 13th of Dhu-l-Hijjah.

The nights of Eid (i.e. 1st Shawwal and 10th Dhu-l Hijjah) should especially be enlivened with takbir from sunset until the Eid prayer the following morning. On these nights only the takbir is not limited to being read after the prayer, but rather it should be read at all times in houses, mosques and even the streets (without causing disturbance).

Like all acts of worship, the takbir should be read “experientially” with hearts filled with awe of the greatness of Allah, Most High. Mere repetition without internalising the meaning of the takbir will be a wasted affair.

Eid Takbir

اللهُ أَكبرُ اللهُ أَكبرُ اللهُ أَكبر , لا إله إلا الله والله أكبر الله أكبر ولِلَّهِ الحَمْد

Allāhu Akbar. Allāhu Akbar. Allāhu Akbar. Lā ilāha illa-Llāhu wa-Llāhu Akbar. Allāhu Akbaru wa li-Llāhi-l Hamd.

Allah is greater. Allah is greater. Allah is greater. There is no god but Allah and Allah is greater. Allah is greater and to Allah is all Praise.

الله أكبرُ كَبيرا والحمدُ لله كثيرا وسُبْحانَ اللهِ بُكْرَةً وأَصيلاَ ، لا إله إلا الله ولا نَعْبُدُ إلا إِيَّاهُ مُخْلِصِين لَهُ الدِّينَ وَلَوْ كَرِهَ الكافِرون ، لا إله إلا الله وَحْدَه صَدَقَ وَعْدَه ونَصَرَ عَبْدَه وأَعَزَّ جُنْدَه وهَزَمَ الأَحْزَابَ وَحْدَه ، لا إله إلا الله واللهُ أكبرْ اللهُ أكبر ولِلَّهِ الحَمْد

Allāhu Akbaru kabīran. Wa-l Hamdu li-Llāhi kathīran. Wa Subhāna-Llāhi bukratan wa asīlan. Lā ilāha illa-Llāh. Wa lā na’budu illā iyyāhu mukhlisīna lahu-d Dīna wa law kariha-l Kāfirūn. Lā ilāha illa-Llāhu wahdah. Sadaqa wa’dah. Wa Nasara ‘abdah. Wa A’azza jundah. Wa Hazama-l Ahzāba wahdah. Lā ilāha illa-Llāhu wa-Llāhu Akbar. Allāhu Akbaru wa li-Llāhi-l Hamd.

Allah is ever greatest. Much praise be to Allah. Glory be to Allah morning and evening. There is no god but Allah. Him alone we worship making our worship sincerely His though the unbelievers be averse. There is no god but Allah alone. He fulfilled His promise, gave victory to His slave, strengthened His army, and vanquished the Confederates alone. There is no god but Allah and Allah is greater. Allah is greater and to Allah is all Praise.

The scholars say that whenever it is recommended to remember Allah it is also recommended to mention His beloved Messenger, Allah bless him and give him peace. Had it not been for him there would be no Ramadan, `Arafat or Eid or Takbir. For this reason we should add, in honour of our Messenger, his Companions, wives and progeny (Allah bless them and give them peace):

Eid Salawat

اللهُمَّ صلِّ على سَيِّدِنا مُحمد ، وعلى آلِ سَيِّدِنا مُحمد ، وعلى أَصْحابِ سَيِّدِنا مُحمد ، وعلى أَنْصَارِ سَيِّدِنا مُحمد ، وعلى أَزْواجِ سَيِّدِنا مُحمد ، وعلى ذُرِّيِّةِ سَيِّدِنا مُحمد ، وسلِّمْ تَسْليماً كثيراً

Allāhumma salli ‘alā Sayyidina Muhammad. Wa ‘alā Āli Sayyidina Muhammad. Wa ‘alā Ashābi Sayyidina Muhammad. Wa ‘alā Ansāri Sayyidina Muhammad. Wa ‘alā Azwāji Sayyidina Muhammad. Wa ‘alā Dhurriyati Sayyidina Muhammad. Wa sallama taslīman kathīra.

O Allah, send Your blessings upon our master Muhammad, and upon the family of our master Muhammad, and upon the companions of our master Muhammad, and upon the helpers of our master Muhammad, and upon the wives of our master Muhammad, and upon the progeny of our master Muhammad, and grant abundant peace.

And Allah is the Guide.

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Du’a Nisf Sha’ban

There are many acts of worship traditionally recommended for the night of mid-Sha’ban by the righteous. Amongst them is the practice in traditional communities to congregate after salatu-l maghrib to recite Sūrah Yā-Sīn 3 times with 3 different intentions as follows:

  1. (طول العمر)
    Bestowal of a long and blessed life of complete obedience and utter devotion to Allah and His Messenger, upon him be blessings and peace.
  2. (دفع البلاء)
    Removal and repelling of tribulations, calamities and hardships from oneself and the nation of Muhammad, Allah bless him and give him peace.
  3. (استغناء من الناس)
    Being completely free from the dependency on people for sustenance and fulfilment of worldly needs.

At the end of each completion of Sūrah Yā-Sīn, the following supplication is recited in Arabic together or by one person leading. Shaikhuna has stated in his “Al-Munjiyat”:

“Recite this du’a in all humility with tears in your eyes. If you do not know Arabic, use a translation to affect your heart so that you recite the words in sincerity rather than merely as a soulless ritual.”

The Traditional Supplication for the Night of Mid-Sha’bān

In the Name of Allah, the Universally Merciful, the Singularly Compassionate

O Allāh, O You who showers favours on everyone and for whom none can do any favour! O the Possessor of majesty and honour! O the Distributor of bounty and rewards! There is no one worthy of worship except You. You help the fallen, provide refuge to the refugees, and give sanctuary to those who are in fear.

O Allāh, if in the Mother of All Books that is with You, You have written me down as someone who is doubtful of achieving salvation, or deprived, or rejected, or without enough sustenance, then with Your Grace, O Allāh, remove all of these misfortunes from me. Then establish me,  in the Mother of All Books that is with You, as someone who is blessed, with abundant provision, and charitable good deeds.

Indeed, what You revealed in The Book You sent through the tongue of Your blessed Prophet is true – “Allah changes and establishes what He wants and with Him is the Mother of All Books.” (Al-Qur’an, 13:39)

O my Lord, for the sake of Your Divine Manifestation on this middle night of the blessed month of Sha’bān “in which everyaffair of wisdom is made distinct and authorized” (Al-Qur’an, 44:4), we beseech You, O Most Merciful of all (3 x), remove from us all calamities and hardships, those that we know about as well as those that we are not aware of, while You know best everything. Truly, You are the Most Powerful, the Most Generous.

Note: Part of the above supplication was reported by Ibn Abi Shayba in his mussannaf and Ibn Abi Dunya from the companion Ibn Mas’ud (may Allah be pleased with him). Some of it was reported by ‘Abd ibn Humayd and Imam Tabari from ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab (may Allah be pleased with him). Ibn Mas’ud (may Allah be pleased with him) is reported to have said: “No servant (of God) prays with these supplications but that Allah makes expansive his living.”

— Quoted from mukh al-‘ibada (The Essence of Worship) by the late mujaddid from the Hijaz, Sayyid Muhammad b. ‘Alawi al-Maliki of Makkah al-Mukarramah

The following du’a is attributed to Sayyidana-sh Shaikh ‘Abd al-Qādir al-Jīlānī (may Allah perfume his resting abode)  which he composed specifically for the blessed night of Mid-Sha’ban. Recite it once during the time of tahajjud to accrue the blessings associated with it:

The Supplication of Mid-Sha’bān attributed to
Muhyuddin ‘Abd al-Qādir al-Jīlānī

In the Name of Allah, the Universally Merciful, the Singularly Compassionate

O Allah, if you manifest Yourself to Your creation on the mid-night of Sha’ban, then bring unto us your relenting and protection. And decree for us, by your bounty, abundant provision. And let us be counted from amongst those who uphold your right in this night.

O Allah, whosoever you ordained for them death, then ordain with that your mercy for them. And whosoever you ordained for them a long life, then grant them Your favour with that and realise for us what our hopes cannot.

O Greatest before whom feet have stood! O Lord of the worlds! Your mercy, O most Merciful of those who show mercy! And prayers of God, most High, be upon our master Muhammad, the best of His creation, and upon his family and companions.

— S.R. (2009). The Sha’ban Advice. Available: http://soulresources.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/shaban-advice.pdf. Last accessed 1st Jul 2012.

And success is from Allah.

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Acts of Worship for Nisf Sha’ban

Shaikhuna Dr. Thaika Shu’ayb has listed the following acts of worship for the night and day of Mid-Sha’ban:

  1. Surah Yasin wa Du’a Nisf Sha’ban
    Recite Surah Yasin and supplication of Mid-Sha’ban as mentioned here.
  2. Al-Istighfar
    Repent sincerely and seek forgiveness for sins. Reflect on the past and be remorseful. Recite sayyidu-l istighfar and other munajat seeking His Pardon.
  3. Salawat ‘ala-n Nabi, salla-Llahu ‘alaihi wa sallam
    Send plenty of salutations upon the beloved Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace. Remember, this is the blessed month in which the exalted verse 33:26 was revealed. Recite dala’il al-khayrat, basha’ir al-khayrat, salat al-aisha or any other from our collection.
  4. Al-Qur’an Al-Karim
    Recite the whole of the Koran or a potion of it.
  5. Salat al-Qada
    Complete any missed [qada] prayers from before, for this is the first thing we will be questioned about in the Hereafter. Beware! This is a “debt to Allah” and must be repaid in one’s lifetime on earth.
  6. Salat al-Nawafil
    Perform much recommended and supererogatory prayers as you can, especially salat al-tasbih. See link.
  7.  Ziyarat al-Qubur
    Visit the graveyard to pray for the dead, especially one’s parents, kinsfolk and teachers. On the night of mid-Sha’ban, Lady ‘Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her, found the beloved Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, at Jannatu-l Baqi seeking forgiveness for his nation whilst in prostration and standing. [Tirmidhi, ibn Majah, and Bayhaqi]
  8. Al-Sawm
    Observe the fast on the 14th and 15th of Sha’ban as it is meritorious. Multiple intentions for sunnah acts of worship are valid and recommended. Therefore include the intention [niyyah] for the sunnah fast of the white days [al-ayyam al-bid]. If the 15th is also a Monday or a Thursday, then include the intention for the sunnah fast of Monday or Thursday.
  9. Al-‘Ad’iyya
    Make plenty of supplications – for oneself, family, relations, friends, teachers, guides and Muslims in general who are undergoing trials, tribulations and persecution – as this is one of the most special night and day of the year when all legitimate needs are fulfilled. 

If one is an adherent to the Tariqatu-l ‘Arusiyyatu-l Qadiriyyah, it goes without saying that he/she should recite:

  1. Wird al-Tariq
  2. Ratib Jalaliyya

Success is from Allah. And He is the Guide.

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The Night and Day of Mid-Sha’ban

The middle night of the month of Sha’ban, known in Arabic as laylat al-bara’a and in Persian and Urdu as shab-e-barat, is one of the special nights of the year. Sayyidina-sh Shaikh Muhyu-d Din ‘Abdu-l Qadir al-Jilani quotes in his Al-Ghunya that it is one of the fourteen nights of the year in which it is particularly commendable to keep vigil in order to enliven the night with religious service, worship, adoration and devotion.

Likewise, its day is one of the seventeen days of the year during which it is particularly commendable to practice the recitation of litanies and to concentrate on worshipful service with assiduous devotion. In no other month, apart from Ramadan, did the Messenger of Allah (upon him be blessings and peace) fast more often than in Sha’ban. Therefore fasting the day of mid-Sha’ban is certainly meritorious.

Evidence from Prophetic Narrations [ahadith]

There are a number of narrations establishing the merit of mid-Sha’ban:

  1. On the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Bakr al-Siddiq (may Allah be pleased with him) who said: “The Messenger of Allah (upon him be blessings and peace)  said, ‘When it is the middle night of the month of Sha‘ban, Allah Most High and Blessed descends to the sky of the world (the lowest heaven) and forgives His servants except one who attributes co-sharers to Him or one bearing a (illegitimate) grudge against his brother.’”
    [Al-Bazzar related it. In its chain of narration there is ‘Abd al-Malik ibn ‘Abd al-Malik who Ibn abi Hatim mentioned in al-jarh wa al-ta‘dil but did not declare him to be weak. The rest of its narrators are reliable (thiqat)]
  2. On the authority of Sayyiduna Mu‘adh ibn Jabal (may Allah be pleased with him) from the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) who said “Allah looks at all of His creation on the middle night of the month of Sha‘ban and forgives everyone except for the mushrik and grudge bearer.”
    [Reported by Tabarani in his Kabir wa Awsat. All the narrators in its chain are reliable]
  3. On the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayra (may Allah be pleased with him) who said “The Messenger of Allah (upon him be blessings and peace) said, ‘When it is the middle night of the month of Sha‘ban, Allah forgives His servants except for the mushrik and the one bearing a grudge.’”
    [Al-Bazzar reported it and one of its narrators is Hisham ibn  ‘Abd al-Rahman who I do not know of. The rest of its narrators are reliable]
  4. Other hadiths mention Allah Most High not forgiving those who commit zina (fornication adultery) or murder.

All quoted from majma‘ al-zawa’id wa manba‘ al-fawa’id (Compendium of hadiths not mentioned in the six main collections, and wellspring of information) by the hadith master [hafiz], Imam al-Haythami (Allah have mercy on him).

Evidence from the Pious Predecessors [al-salaf al-salihin]

It may also be noted that according to ‘Ikrimah, one of the renowned students of Ibn ‘Abbas (may Allah be pleased with them both), the 15th of Sha’ban is the night on which “is made distinct every precise matter,” (Al-Qur’an, 44:4) i.e. the night in which the destiny for the coming year is written.

However, the majority of exegetes have disagreed with him, maintaining that this occurs on Laylatul-Qadr, as suggested by Surah al-Qadr. (see for example: Tafsir al-Qurtubi, (16/117-119); also Lata’if al-Ma’arif by Ibn Rajab, p. 204). Hafiz Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali says:

“So, it is appropriate for the believer to free himself (from worldly pursuits) on that night, (and apply himself) to the remembrance of Allah, making du`a to Him to forgive sins, conceal faults, and alleviate hardships, and (it is appropriate) to precede this with repentance (tawbah) for Allah forgives on this night those who repent.”

[Ibn Rajab, Lata’if al-Ma`arif, p. 201. He earlier concludes, on p. 200, that the verdict of recommended is that of Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal’s school. Similarly, the Hanafis consider it recommended, as stated in Maraqi al-Falah (p. 154) and Hashiyat Ibn `Abidin (Shami) (2/469)]

Imam al-Bayhaqi devoted a whole chapter on the virtues of the 15th night of Sha‘ban in his Fada’il al-awqat. [Mentioned by the contemporary Oxford-based Malaysian Shafi‘i jurist, Shaykh Dr. Muhammad Afifi al-Akiti in his inan al-bayan fi nisf sha‘ban]

And Allah is the Guide.

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