Shab-e-Baraat

Shab-e-Baraat will be observed on Thursday night, 12th June by the Sufi Spiritual Society. Shab-e-Baraat (Laylatul Nifsul Shaban) is the night when Allah the Almighty arranges the affairs of the following year. It is a night of worship and prayers for all Muslims.

Nawafil for Shab-e-Baraat

1. Read six rakaat Nafl prayer (2+2+2), after Maghrib. After each two, we read Surah Yaseen AND Surah Ikhlas 21 times. This special prayer, by the blessing of Allah Almighty, will give you a healthy and prosperous life for the coming year, Inshallah.

The intention for each Nafl is:
Dua for a long and prosperous life.
Dua for protection from calamity.
Dua for dependance on Allah alone, to the exclusion of His creations.

2. Read twelve rakaat nafl prayer. In each rakaat read Surah Fatiha (Alhamdo) once and Surah Iklas 10 times. Once this is completed, read the following:
Third Kalimah Tamjeed (Exaltation)………10 times
Fourth Kalimah Tawheed (Oneness)………10 times
Darood Sharif………………………………………100 times

3. Read 8 rakaat nafl prayer with one salaam. In each rakaat recite the following i.
Surah Fatiha……………………………………………….1 time
Surah Iklas………………………………………………11 times

From Bibi Paak s.u.a is rewayat to have said that whoever will observe this prayer, on Shab-e-Baraat and will present its reward (sawab) to my soul, I will strongly recommend for his/her forgiveness to Allah Almighty before I enter the heavens.

4. The Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) used to read this dua abundantly on this night, we should do the same.

Allahumma inni al-aloka afwa wal afiyata wal muafatad-daimata fid dunya
wal akhirah

5. Read 100 rakaat naflt prayer reciting in each rakaat reciting :
Surah Fatiha…………………………………..Once
Surah Iklas……………………………………..10 times

The person observing this prayer on Shab-e-Baraat will have tremedous blessings from Allah Almighty and his/her prayers will be answered and will be made free from the fire of hell and will go to paradise.

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