Shab-e-Baraat observed with religious zeal in Kashmir
Srinagar, Mar 30: Shab-e-Baraat, the revered night was observed with religious fervor and zeal across Jammu and Kashmir on Monday night while the night-long prayers at major shrines including Hazratbal Dargah here were suspended in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reports said that people had decorated their houses in the evening in many areas as candles were lit to express joy and happiness to mark the occasion.
However, as the major shrines and Masjids remained closed for special night prayers, the local Masjids reverberate with the ‘Zikr-o-Azkar’, mostly till 12:00 AM.
The religious clerics threw light on the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and also highlighted the significance of the night.
During the special prayers, the Muslims sought Allah’s blessings and forgiveness.
Notably, the holy night is being observed during the intervening night of 14 and 15 Sha’ban— the eighth month of Islamic calendar—(KNO)