Pictures: Muslims mark Laylatul Qadr worldwide

Muslims celebrate Laylatul Qadr or Night of Power worldwide


Web Desk July 15, 2015
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Laylatul Qadr or 'Night of Power' is considered an important date in Ramazan for Muslims as the Quran is believed to have been revealed on this night.

The Quran also devotes a special Surah to it which states that “Laylatul Qadr is better than a thousand months.” [97:3] Muslims from all around the world dedicate themselves to praying as much as they can during these nights.

Here are some images which show how Muslims world over marked the night.

The city that never sleeps: Pilgrims from all around the world gather on Laylatul Qadr at the Grand Mosque in Makkah.

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Sunehri Mosque, Peshawar

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Umayya Mosque, Syria

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Faisal Mosque, Islamabad

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Al Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem

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A mosque in Karachi



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Rabat, Morocco

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Casablanca, Morocco

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A mosque in Palestine

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A mosque in Tunis, Tunisia

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Grand Mosque in Algeria

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COMMENTS (1)

Bichar Hamid | 5 years ago | Reply I think Laylatul qadr was on July 9. That night every sign was fulfilled. But I dont want to be ignorant so I spent all 10 days in Worship just to be sure. I hope you all dont just place it on one day.
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