The country is completely locked down till April 14 in view of the Coronavirus. The special thing is that in the meantime, the holy festival of the Muslim community, Shab e Baaraat is also happening. On this day, people of the Muslim community constantly offer Namaz at night and pray to God for mercy. Mosques of cities or villages are also filled on this occasion. However, this time due to the lock-down restrictions, people of the Muslim community will have to worship God at home. On 8 April this year, it is a happy night of Shab-e-Baaraat.
Significantly, according to the Islamic calendar, the night of Shab-e-Barat starts once a year after the sun sets on the 14th of Shaban month. For the people of Muslim society, this night has been said to be very much a night of glory. On the night of Shab-e-Baaraat, Muslims worship Allah with a sincere heart and pray for their sins by praying for the rights of themselves and the whole world.
What does Shab e Baaraat mean?
The word Shab has been described in Urdu as Raat and Baaraat is an Arabic word which means liberation or innocence. In Islam religion, Shab-e-Barat is described as the holy night in which Allah Pak Rama on his captors and forgives them for their every mistake. For this reason, Shab-e-Barat is also called the night of salvation.