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Laylat al Qadr 2015 Duas, Prayer, Surah, Hadith, Signs, Meaning & Things to Do

Laylat al Qadr 2015

Laylat al Qadr 2015 is on July 14, 2015. Laylat al Qadr is the night, which is the most blessed and excellent of all nights. A Laylat al Qard prayer during this night is superior to the prayer of a thousand months. The destiny for the year 2015 is decided on this night. The Angels and Roohul Ameen (a highly dignified Angel) descend on this earth, with the permission of Allah (swt) & call on the Imam of the time, and what is ordained (by Allah) for everybody is presented before the Imam.

Laylat al Qadr Duas & Aamal

Imam Zayn al-Abideen (a.s) used to say this supplication very frequently at the Laylat al Qadr nights while sitting, standing, in rukuu’, and prostrating:

Laylat al Qadr Dua in English

I have no control over the gains and losses for my self
and I cannot drive back any evil from myself.
I testify to this against myself.
To You do I confess of my powerlessness and my feebleness.
So, (please do) send blessings to Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad
and fulfill what You have promised me,
as well as all the believing men and women;
that is Your forgiveness at this night,
and accomplish that which You have conferred upon me,
for I am Your slave—the poor, the humble,
the weak, the needy, and the humiliated.
O Allah, (please) do not make me negligent of Your mention as regards that which You have bestowed upon me,
do not make me inadvertent to Your favors to me as regards that which You have given me,
do not make me despair of Your responding to me, even if such response is postponed,
whether I be in prosperity, adversity,
hardship, comfort,
wellbeing, ordeal,
misery, or bliss.
Verily, You are the Hearer of prayers.


Laylat al Qadr 2015 Prayer

Laylat al Qadr is the most excellent night of the whole year, it is better then a thousand months, one nights worship is equivalent to the worship of a life time. The Laylat al Qadr night occurs during one of the odd nights of the last ten days of Ramadan, most likely to be on the 27th Ramadan.

The Most Beloved of Allah, Huzur Nabi Salla Allahu ta’ala ‘alayhi wa Sallam said ”People who won’t be able to benefit on this blessed Laylat al Qadr night are listed as follows, unless these people ask for forgiveness for their sins : Muslim enemies, people who don’t give zakaat and encourage people not to either, people who break relationships, laugh at the facts of the grave, people who back bite, being lazy to pray salaat, not talking to a Muslim brother for more than three days, including haram, shirk, kufar, nazayess.”

On this blessed Laylat al Qadr 2015 night pray the follwoing:

  • The Holy Qur’an al Kareem
  • Nafil Laylat al Qadr Prayer/Salaat
  • Tasbih
  • Du’as
  • Astagfar
  • Kalma-e Tamjid
  • Surah Ikhlas
  • Darood shareef

Whoever prays by heart “Laa elaahaa el-lal laahu Muham-madur rasulul-laah” by praying first time you will be clean of sins, praying second time you will be clear of hell, and praying third time you will be accepted in Paradise. It is quoted in the Hadith sharif that whoever prays from the heart and with intention, will be forgiven for all their sins.

Huzur Nabi-e-paak Salla Allahu ta’ala ‘alayhi wa Sallam said on the night of Laylat aI Qadr you must pray this du’a as much as possible:


(O Allah, you are the one who grants pardon for sins, you love to pardon so pardon us)



(I seek forgiveness from Allah, the Almighty, there is no god but He, He is the Self-existent, the eternal and I turn to Him)

Whoever on this Laylat al Qadr night prays :

 “Innaa anzalnaahu fee lailatil qadr. Wa maa adraaka maalailatul qadr. LailatuI qadri khairum min alfi shahr. Tanazalul malaa ikatu varroohu fee haa bi-izni rabbihim min kulli amr. Salaamun heeyaa hattaa matlaeel fajr.”

If they pray ”Innaa anzalnaahu” (above) 700, or 70, or 7 times at least, Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala will forgive that person’s sins, save them from all their troubles and ghosts, also 70,000 angels will pray for that person to go to Jannat (Paradise).

Laylat al Qadr Nafil Prayer

* Pray four rakats nafil salaat, in every rakat after ALHAMDU SHARIF (Surah Fateha) pray INNAA ANZALNAHU three times, and KULHUVLLAH SHARIF (surah ikhlas) seven times, this will decrease the pains and agonies of death, and will protect you from the torments of the grave.

* Pray four rakats nafil salaat, in every rakat after ALHA MDU SHARIF pray INNAA ANZALNAHU once and KULHUVLLAH SHARIF 27 times, Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala will forgive your sins.

* Pray two rakats nafil salaat, in every rakat after ALHAMDU SHARIF pray INNA ANZALNAHU seven times KULHUVLLAH SHARIF seven times, then pray Astagfar and Darood shareef, Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala will forgive you and your parents.

* Pray four rakats nafil salaat, in every rakat after ALHAMDU SHARIF pray INNAA ANZALNAHU three times KULHUVLLAH SHARIF five times, and after salaat pray Kalma-e tamjid 41 times, Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala  will accept all your du’as.

* Pray 20 rakats nafil salaat with intervals after every two rakats, in every rakat after ALHAMDU SHARIF Pray KULHUVLLAH SHARIF 21 times, you will be clean of all your sins, as if you were just born.

* Pray 20 rakats nafil salaat with intervals after every two rakats, in every rakat after ALHAMDU SHARIF pray AAYTUL KURSI three times and KULHUVLLAH SHARIF 25 times, after salaat pray KALMA-E TAMJID 100 times, you will get Haj-e makbul’s thawaab.

* Pray 10 rakats nafil salaat with intervals after every two rakats, in every rakat after ALHAMDU SHARIF pray KULHUVLLAH SHARIF 3 times, after namaz pray Darood shareef 11 times and Du’a, you will get lots of thawaab.

* Pray 10 rakats nafil salaat with intervals after every two rakats, in every rakat after ALHAMDU SHARIF pray any surah, then make your du’as, Insha-Allah they will be accepted.

* Pray 12 rakats nafil salaat with intervals after every two rakats, in every rakat after ALHAMDU SHARIF pray KULHUVLLAH SHARIF five times, you will get lots of thawaab.

* Pray 2 rakats nafil salaat, in every rakat after ALHAMDU SHARIF, pray KULHUVLLAH SHARIF seven times, after salaat pray darood shareef 100 times and Astagfar 100 times, you will get lots of thawaab.

* Pray four rakats nafil salaat, in every rakat after ALHAMDU SHARIF pray ALHA KUMUT-TAKAASUR once and KULHUVLLAH SHARIF three times, this will avoid problems, and will protect you from the torments of the grave.

* Pray 2 rakats nafil salaat, In every rakat after ALHAMDU SHARIF, pray KULHUVLLAH SHARIF seven times, after salaat pray astagfar 70 times, before you get up from your prayer mat Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala will forgive your sins and your parents sins and Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala will say to the angels to make sweet (meva) trees in Jannat as well as make you a palace. Until you will not see this in your dream you will not die.

Subhaana rabbika rabbil ezzati ammaa yasifun wa salaamun al-l mursalin, wal hamdu lil-laahi rabbil aalamin.

May Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala make all your Du’as come true. (Aamin)


Laylat al Qadr Surah

Surah Al-Qadr (97)

Surah Al Qadr

Surah Al-Qadr English Translation

Laylat Al-Qadr Dua in Arabic

Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem

  1. Innaa anzalnaahu fee lailatil qadr
  2. Wa maa adraaka ma lailatul qadr
  3. Lailatul qadri khairum min alfee shahr
  4. Tanaz zalul malaa-ikatu war roohu feeha bi izni-rab bihim min kulli amr
  5. Salaamun hiya hattaa mat la’il fajr
  1. Verily! We have sent it (this Qur’an) down in the night of Al-Qadr (Decree)
  2. And what will make you know what the night of Al-Qadr (Decree) is?
  3. The night of Al-Qadr (Decree) is better than a thousand months (i.e. worshipping Allah in that night is better than worshipping Him a thousand months, i.e. 83 years and 4 months).
  4. Therein descend the angels and the Ruh [Jibrael (Gabriel)] by Allah’s Permission with all Decrees,
  5. Peace! (All that night, there is Peace and Goodness from Allah to His believing slaves) until the appearance of dawn.
بِسمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحيمِ

  1. إِنَّا أَنْزَلْنَاهُ فِي لَيْلَةِ الْقَدْرِ
  2. وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا لَيْلَةُ الْقَدْرِ
  3. لَيْلَةُ الْقَدْرِ خَيْرٌ مِنْ أَلْفِ شَهْرٍ
  4. تَنَزَّلُ الْمَلَائِكَةُ وَالرُّوحُ فِيهَا بِإِذْنِ رَبِّهِمْ مِنْ كُلِّ أَمْرٍ
  5. سَلَامٌ هِيَ حَتَّى مَطْلَعِ الْفَجْرِ


Laylat al Qadr Hadith

Laylat al-Qadr hadith: The Night of Decree is peaceful and calm

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Night of Decree is a calm night, neither hot nor cold, and the sun arises on it red and feeble.

Laylat al Qadr 2015 Sings

Signs of Laylat al-Qadr is known as follows,

The first sign: It was reported in Saheeh Muslim from the hadith of Ubayy ibn Ka’b (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) announced that one of its signs was that when the sun rose on the following morning, it had no (visible) rays. (Muslim, 762).

The second sign: It was reported from the hadeeth of Ibn ‘Abbaas narrated by Ibn Khuzaimah, and by al-Tayaalisi in his Musnad, with a saheeh isnaad, that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Laylat al-Qadr is a pleasant night, neither hot nor cold, and the following day the sun rises red and weak.”(Saheeh Ibn Khuzaymah, 2912; Musnad al-Tayaalisi).

The third sign: It was reported by al-Tabaraani with a hasan isnaad from the hadeeth of Waathilah ibn al-Asqa’ (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Laylat al-Qadr is a bright night, neither hot nor cold, in which no meteors are seen.” Narrated by al-Tabaraani in al-Kabeer. See Majma‘ al-Zawaa’id, 3/179; Musnad Ahmad).

These three saheeh hadith explain the signs which indicate Laylat al-Qadr.

It is not essential for the one who “catches” Laylat al-Qadr to know that he has “caught” it. The point is to strive hard and to be sincere in worship, whether or not one knows that one has “caught” it. It may be that some of those who do not know that may be better with Allaah and higher in status than those who did know which night it was, because the former strove hard. We ask Allaah to accept our fasting and our prayer at night, and to help us to remember Him and to thank Him and to worship Him properly. May Allaah bless our Prophet Muhammad.


Laylat al Qadr 2015 Meaning

Laylat al-Qadr is the most virtuous night in the year. Almighty Allah says in the Qur’an, “We have indeed revealed this (Message) in the Night of Power: And what will explain to thee what the night of power is? The Night of Power is better than a thousand months.” (Al-Qadr 97:1-3)

Laylat al Qadr meaning is “Night of Power”. It attributes to it a good meaning: whoever may attain the blessings of this holy night should attain perfect power in his spiritual life. One can attain perfect power by means of this night because its value is more than one thousand months of worshipping. Every worship performed increases the spiritual power of people and in this night any worship is going to be valued as one thousand months of worshipping on any other night. It is condensed power. God, the Almighty, makes it a mighty night by placing in it such incredible power, making it a much mightier night than other nights. Allah Almighty says it is much more valuble than one thousand months of worshipping. That means Allah Almighty granted such huge power to that night.

It is just such a mighty night which is highly respected and given such a high value by the Lord Almighty. It is so mighty that it is said that it is the most mighty night, that Night of Power. Allah Almighty puts in it power for His servants to come closer to His Divine Presence. In a short time a that great power adorns worshippers in this night and they may be able to penetrate through the entire heavens and reach the Divine Presence.

People on this night are going to be on several different levels. No doubt we are on the lowest level, so we are hoping in this night to attain the honor and illumination granted in it. When we reach a higher level and as it is a holy night in the heavens as well, we will begin to sense something [of the great power being manifested] on this night. Whoever is at the highest spiritual level must be present for this night in the Divine Presence of the Lord.


Laylat al Qadr 2015 – Things to Do

1. Take a vacation for Allah
We take a break from our jobs for almost everything in life. Why not this time to focus on worshiping and thanking our Creator.
If this is not possible at least take a few days off if you can. This can make it easier to stay awake at night to do extra Ibadah, not having to worry about getting to work the next day.
It will also facilitate doing Itikaf.

2. Do Itikaf
It was a practice of the Prophet to spend the last ten days and nights of Ramadan in the masjid for Itikaf.
Those in Itikaf stay in the masjid all this time, performing various forms of zikr (the remembrance of Allah), like doing extra Salat, recitation and study of the Quran. They do not go outside the masjid except in case of emergencies, therefore, they sleep in the masjid. Their families or the masjid administration takes care of their food needs.
Itikaf of a shorter period of time, like one night, a day or a couple of days is encouraged as well.

3. Make this special Dua
Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her, said: I asked the Messenger of Allah: ‘O Messenger of Allah, if I know what night is the night of Qadr, what should I say during it?’ He said: ‘Say: O Allah, You are pardoning and You love to pardon, so pardon me.’ “(Ahmad, Ibn Majah, and Tirmidhi).
The transliteration of this Dua is “Allahumma innaka `afuwwun tuhibbul `afwa fa`fu `annee”

4. Recite the Quran
Perhaps you can choose Surahs or passages from the Quran which you have heard in Tarawih this past Ramadan to recite.
If you attend a class where the recitation of the Quran is taught, this is a great time to put your knowledge into practice.

5. Reflect on the meaning of the Quran
Choose the latest Surah or Surahs you’ve heard in Tarawih and read their translation and Tafseer. Then think deeply about their meaning and how it affects you on a personal level.
(If you want to study the Quran with more understanding, check out Way to the Quran and Access to Quranic Arabic.

6. Get your sins wiped out
Abu Huraira narrated that the Messenger said: Whoever stands (in prayer) in Laylatul Qadr while nourishing his faith with self-evaluation, expecting reward from Allah, will have all of his previous sins forgiven. [Bukhari and Muslim).

Don’t just pray using the shorter Surahs that you know. Try to make your prayers longer, deeper and meaningful. If you are familiar with longer Surahs, read the translation and explanation and then pray reciting these Surahs, carefully reflecting on the meaning while you pray.

Even if you are only familiar with the shorter Surahs, read the translation and explanation beforehand, and then pray reflecting on the message of the Surahs.

This is a good way to develop the habit of concentration, even in regular prayers, where many of us tend to be fidgety and/or easily distracted.

7. Make a personal Dua list.
Ask yourself what you really want from Allah. Make a list of each and everything, no matter how small or how big it is, whether it deals with this world or not. Allah loves to hear from us. Once this list is ready, you can do three things:

• Ask Allah to give you those things
• Think about what actions you have taken to get those things
• Develop a work plan to get those things in future.

8. Evaluate yourself.
Ask yourself those questions that need to be asked. Do an evaluation of where you are and where you are going. Let this evaluation lead you to feel happiness for the good you have done and remorse for the bad you have done. (see a short and a long evaluation guide) This latter feeling should make it easier to seek Allah’s sincere forgiveness when making the Dua mentioned in tip number one above.

9. Make long, sincere and deep Duas
One of the best times to do this is during the last part of the night.

Abu Huraira, may Allah be pleased with him, related that the Prophet said: When the last one-third of the night remains, our Lord, the Glorious One descends towards the heaven of the earth and proclaims: Who is that who supplicates for Me, and I grant his supplication? Who is that who begs Me for anything and I grant it to him? And who is that who seeks My forgiveness, and I forgive him? (Bukhari, Muslim).

That means for instance, waking up one hour before Suhoor time to ask Allah for anything and everything you want that is Halal. This can be done using the Duas of the Sunnah, but also Dua in your own language, with sincerity and conviction.

For some tips on making Dua please see the article Some personal Duas you can make.

10. Memorize a different Dua every night
They don’t have to be long. They can be just one line. And be sure to know what they mean generally at least, even if you don’t know the exact translation in English.

You can put them on index cards (or and keep them with you during the day, glancing at them during work, while driving, waiting in line, etc.) Then practice them at night in prayer.

11. Have Iftar with the family
If you’ve spent Iftar time on weekdays in your cubicle at work alone with a couple of dates, now is the last few days you’ll have this Ramadan to spend with your family. Use it wisely.

12. Take the family to Tarawih
Have your spouse and kids missed Tarawih most of Ramadan because you weren’t there to drive them to the Masjid, which is too far away to walk to? If so, do all of yourselves a favor and bring everyone for Tarawih in these last ten nights.

13. Attend the Dua after the completion of Quran recitation
Almost all Masjids where the Imam aims to finish an entire reading of the Quran in Tarawih prayers in Ramadan will be completing their recitation in these last ten nights. They may try to end on one of the odd nights and read the Dua at the end of a reading of the Quran. Attend this particular night’s Tarawih prayer with your family. See if you can attend different Masjids’ Tarawih prayers the night they finish reading the Quran.

14. Finish reading a book on the Prophet
Read about the Prophet’s life, which can increase your love for him and Islam by seeing how much he struggled for Allah’s sake. It may inspire you to push yourself even harder during these last ten nights. This community is built on sacrifice.

15. Plan for the next year
Once you’ve done a self-evaluation, you can plan on where you want to go, at least in the next 12 months. Laylatul Qadr is a great night to be thinking about this (without taking away from your worship), since you’ll Insha Allah, be in a more contemplative state. You may choose to dedicate one night of power for evaluation and one night for planning for the next year.

16. To do list for the Night of Power
Make a to do checklist for each Night of Power. This should define how you would like your night, the one better than a thousand months, to be used. Pick things from this list and define the sequence you would like to do things in. This will help you avoid wasting your time in unproductive chats which common in the festive atmosphere of Masjids at the Night of Power.

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