The moon of Shaban 1442 AH has appeared in the country. The first Sha’ban will be on Monday, March 15, while Shab-e-Barat will be on March 28.
According to details, a meeting of the Central Route Hilal Committee was held at the Ministry of Religious Affairs in Islamabad under the chairmanship of Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad.
Members of the zonal committee attended the meeting of the Ruwit Hilal Committee, during which evidence was collected from across the country.
According to the committee, the moon of Shaban-ul-Mu’azzam has been sighted and the first Sha’ban will be on Monday, March 15, while Shab-e-Barat will be on Sunday, March 28.
The importance of Shab-e-Barat
The fifteenth night of the month of Sha’ban is commonly called Shab-e-Barat, the night of the acquittal. On this night, Muslims repent, renounce their sins, and be saved from Hell. A general pardon is announced for him and all his sins are forgiven, in this context it was named Shab-e-Barat.
This night is also called Laylat al-Mubarakah, meaning the night of blessings, Laylat al-Sak, meaning the night of division of affairs, and Laylat al-Rahmat, meaning the night of revelation.
On the 15th of Sha’ban, Muslims prostrate before Allah for repentance from their sins and offer special prayers for the glory of Islam, security of the beloved homeland, prosperity and promotion of brotherhood.
Scholars also hold special gatherings to highlight the importance and virtues of Shab-e-Barat.