Shab-e-Barat, the 15th of Sha’aban, considered as the night of blessings and forgiveness will be observed on the night between Wednesday (today) and Thursday with traditional religious zeal and solemnity.
Government and Auqaf department have already notified preventing people to attend joint prayers in mosques to avoid spread of coronavirus. Leading Ulema had already issued religious decree asking people to avoid going to mosques for prayers.
The faithful have been asked to offer special prayers (Nawafil) during the whole night at their homes to contain the spread of deadly virus.
Shab-e-Barat is the night of blessings and accountability wherein mass judgments regarding lives, deaths, and blessings for the next year are made by the Almighty Allah, as per Muslim’s belief.
This year the gatherings including Mahafil-e-Na’at have already been cancelled and believers were asked to make special prayers for the unity, prosperity and security of the country and getting rid of deadly virus