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Muslims across country celebrate 'Shab-e-Barat'

Published on Feb 26, 2024 10:24 AM IST
  • Many believe that 'Shab-e-Barat' is a sacred night when Allah's forgiveness is more accessible, and sincere prayers can cleanse one's sins.
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Muslims nationwide celebrated 'Shab-e-Baraat', also known as the 'night of forgiveness', on Sunday. This significant festival is observed on the 14th and 15th night of Sha'aban, the eighth month in the Islamic calendar. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 26, 2024 10:24 AM IST

Muslims nationwide celebrated 'Shab-e-Baraat', also known as the 'night of forgiveness', on Sunday. This significant festival is observed on the 14th and 15th night of Sha'aban, the eighth month in the Islamic calendar. (AFP)

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Muslims pray at their relatives' graves on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat in Prayagraj on Sunday.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Muslims pray at their relatives' graves on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat in Prayagraj on Sunday.(AFP)

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A Kashmiri Shiite Muslim boy lights candles at the grave of his relative to mark ‘Shab-e- Barat’, on the outskirts of Srinagar on Sunday. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A Kashmiri Shiite Muslim boy lights candles at the grave of his relative to mark ‘Shab-e- Barat’, on the outskirts of Srinagar on Sunday. (AP)

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Muslims visit ancestral graveyards for the salvation of the souls of the departed and also believe that all sins will be forgiven by praying to Allah throughout the ‘Shab-e Barat’ night.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Muslims visit ancestral graveyards for the salvation of the souls of the departed and also believe that all sins will be forgiven by praying to Allah throughout the ‘Shab-e Barat’ night.(AP)

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'Shab-e-Barat' has its unique traditions, depending on cultural diversity and local traditions.  (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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'Shab-e-Barat' has its unique traditions, depending on cultural diversity and local traditions.  (AP)

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During the day, Muslims prepare delicious sweets like Halwa, Zarda, and other delicacies to distribute among their neighbors, relatives, family members, and the less fortunate. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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During the day, Muslims prepare delicious sweets like Halwa, Zarda, and other delicacies to distribute among their neighbors, relatives, family members, and the less fortunate. (AP)

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Many visit the graves of their loved ones to pray for the eternal peace of their souls on 'Shab-e-Barat'. Some also choose to observe a fast on this day. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Many visit the graves of their loved ones to pray for the eternal peace of their souls on 'Shab-e-Barat'. Some also choose to observe a fast on this day. (AP)

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