Lailatul Qadar or also known as the night of 1000 months is a special night for Muslims. Lailatul Qadar is believed to be one of the odd nights in the last 10 days of Ramadan. There are many facts about the night, but here are the 5 facts that Muslims must know.
Facts About Lailatul Qadar:
The first time the verses of the Quran appeared
The night of Lailatul Qadar is considered the most special night because it was on that night that Allah SWT first sent down revelations in the form of verses from the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad through Jibril.
No one knows when this night will come
According to various sources, no one knows when it will arrive. It’s just that Muslims who want to welcome this glorious night can rely on various traditions which say that this night comes on an odd date at the end of Ramadan.
Better than 1000 months
The glory of the night of Lailatul Qadar is better than a thousand months or equivalent to 82 to 83 years of life.
Characteristics of people who get lailatul qadar
It is believed that those who get the night of Lailatul Qadar will get peace of mind and soul after completing a full month of fasting. In addition, the quality of their worship will.
Muslims can pray for the night of Lailatul Qadar. In addition to personal prayer, Rasulullah SAW recommends reading the Lailatul Qadar prayer. The wife of the Prophet Muhammad SAW, Aisyah said that she often recited the prayer so that she could get the virtue of a better night than the thousand months. This prayer contains praise to Allah SWT and also a request for forgiveness or repentance to Allah SWT.
With all its features, getting the blessings of the night of Lailatul Qadar is highly recommended for every Muslim. One of the secrets to getting it is to worship. Many acts of worship can be performed on this glorious night, from prayer, and reciting the Qur’an to remembrance. However, the most important practice of Lailatul Qadar is prayer.
From Abu Hurairah, the Messenger of Allah said “Whoever performs prayers on the night of Lailatul Qadar out of faith and hopes for a reward from Allah, then his past sins will be forgiven.” (HR. Bukhari no. 1901). The prayers mentioned here can be in the form of Qiyamul Lail or even the obligatory Isha and Fajr prayers. This is based on the hadith of Uthman bin Affan.
May Allah SWT make us among those who receive blessings on the night of Lailatul Qadar.
Source: CNN Indonesia, detik.com