Shab-e-Barat is a festival which is widely celebrated by the Muslims all over the world. Shab-e-Barat falls on the 15th day of the eighth month in the night of 14th and 15th Sha’ban. It is regarded as the night when the fortunes and destinies of people for the upcoming years are decided.
It is also believed that on Shab-e-Barat, Allah, the almighty forgives the sins of people and Prophet Mohammad visits each house to relieve them from sorrow and pain.
In many countries, special prayers are conducted for forgiveness from Allah for one’s deceased ancestors.
Apart from the celebrations by different sects of Muslims, Twelver Shia Muslims celebrate the birthday of Mohammad al-Mahdi, the last Shia Imam who was born on the 15th Sha’ban, the day of Shab-e-Barat.
Ten Lines on Shab e Barat Festival in English
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10 Lines on Shab-e-Barat – Set 1
1) Previous night of mid-Sha’ban is called Shab-e-Barat in many south Asian countries.
2) Shab-e-Barat lies in the 15th day of eighth month i.e. Sha’ban in Islamic calendar.
3) Shab-e-Barat is considered as the night when fortune of the individuals is decided.
4) The meaning of Shab-e-Barat is night of records, night of salvation etc.
5) The meaning festival in many countries of south Asia is ‘night of innocence’.
6) In Arab world Shab-e-Barat festival is known as ‘Nisf (u) Sha’ban, Lay’lat al-Bara’at’.
7) Shab-e-Barat is celebrated on the night when Prophet Mohammad entered into Mecca.
8) Muslim people celebrate Shab-e-Barat with excitement and offer prayers on this day.
9) People also make sweets, other tasty foods and distribute in their friends and relatives.
10) Shab-e-Barat signifies the importance of fasting which is a way to attain purification.
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10 Lines on Shab-e-Barat – Set 2
1) Last night of mid Sha’ban is known as Shab-e-Barat which falls on the 15th day of 8th month which means Shaban as per the Islamic lunar calendar.
2) It is also known as ‘Laylatun Nisfe min Sha’ban’ or ‘Laylatun Bara’ah’ in the Arabic meaning night of records, night of salvation, night of assignment etc.
3) Shab-e-Barat is the day of holiday observed by the Muslim community at night between the 14th and 15th of Sha’ban.
4) Since the festival of Shab-e-Barat commences on the full moon night, the dates of observance may vary from place to place depending on moon’s appearance.
5) According to the ‘Twelver Shia Muslims’, Mohammad al-Mahdi, the last Shia Imam was born on 15th Sha’ban.
6) The occasion of Shab-e-Barat starts from the sunset of 14th and ends with the sunrise of 15th when people pray for whole night or till midnight.
7) People follow the words of Hazrat Ali who said “when the mid night of Sha’ban arrives, spend it in worship and fast.
8) On the eve of Shab-e-Barat, people worship Allah the almighty in order to seek the blessings and forgiveness for their sins.
9) Shab-e-Barat is the festival which is understood as “vessel for mercy” when people are blessed and pardoned by their almighty Allah.
10) Shab-e-Barat is also the festival for paying tribute to the ancestors when people visit their ancestor’s graves and remember them.
The significance of Shab-e-Barat can be derived from the fact that Prophet Mohammad himself strictly used to observe fast in the month of Sha’ban. Prophet Mohammad told that on Shab-e-Barat, Allah comes from the heaven to forgive number of sins more than the hairs available on a goat. Shab-e-Barat is a festival which is considered as the “vessel of mercy” where people are blessed, benefited and pardoned for their sins.