Considered as better than one thousand months, the Muslims are all across the world will observe the holy Shab-e-Qadr or Lailat-ul-Qadr with religious fervor and reverence tonight.
The biggest congregational prayer is expected at Dargah Hazratbal where the authorities have made special arrangements and also issued an elaborate traffic plan to ensure smooth passage to the vehicular movement.
Muslims traditionally observe the occasion through nightlong special prayers, Quran Khwani, religious discussions at Masjids and in their houses.
According to the holy Quran, the first verses of the Quran were revealed to Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) in this night. The night has special significance as it is better than one thousand years and the angels descend therein by the permission of Allah Almighty.
This is one of the holiest and most blessed nights, which is likely to occur on one of the odd nights in the last 10 days of Ramadan and most likely to be the 27th of the holy month.
Special arrangements have been made for special prayers in Masjids and the shrines across the Valley to mark the holy night and seek divine blessings.
The religious clerics will highlight the teachings of Islam and various aspects of the life of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). (KNO)