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Du’a Nisf Sha’ban

There are many acts of worship recommended for the night of mid-Sha’ban by the righteous. Amongst them is the practice in traditional communities to congregate after salat al-maghrib to recite Sūrah Yā-Sīn 3 times with 3 different intentions as follows: (طول العمر) Bestowal of a long and blessed life of complete obedience and utter devotion […]

Acts of Worship for Nisf Sha’ban

Shaikhuna Dr. Thaika Shuaib has listed the following acts of worship for the night and day of Mid-Sha’ban: Surah Yasin wa Du’a Nisf Sha’ban Recite Surah Yasin and supplication of Mid-Sha’ban as mentioned here. 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 […]

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 […]

Days of Allah – Sha’ban

Day Name Resting Abode 1 ‘Urs Ummu-l Mu’minin Hafsa bint ‘Umar Bio Madinatu-l Munawwarah ‘’ ‘Urs Shihabuddin Abu Hafs ‘Umar al-Bakri al-Suhrawardi – Bio | Wiki | Qala’id al-Jawahir (p. 463) Baghdad, IQ ” ‘Urs Muhaddith-e-Azam Pakistan Sardar Ahmad – Bio ? 2 ‘Urs Companion Uthman b. Maz’un Hadith 1 | Hadith 2 | Wiki Madinatu-l Munawwarah ‘’ ‘Urs Imam al-A’zam Abu Hanifa […]

Surah Al-Dukhan

Surah: 44 – Ad-Dukhân (Smoke) Verses: 59 Period: Makki Our Shaikhuna highly emphasises the recitation of Surah Al-Dukhân on Friday nights (Thursday evenings) as “whoever recites ad-Dukhan on the night of al-Jum’ah, seventy thousand angels will ask for forgiveness for that person until morning”. This is based on the following two narrations found in Sunan […]