Shab Barat: The night of division of affairs

Shab Barat: The night of division of affairs
The entire month of Sha'ban is full of blessings and happiness, which the Holy Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) has declared as his month. About which Hazrat Ayesha Siddiqa RA and Hazrat Umm Salma RA say that the Prophet (PBUH) fasted the most in the remaining eleven months except Ramadan in Shaban. The month of Sha'ban also has the decision that there is a blessed night in it which is called Shab-e-Barat. It is the fifteenth night of Sha'ban. That is, the blessed night has been said. In addition to this, the names of this blessed night are "Lailat Baraa" which means the night of deliverance from hell, "Lailat al-Rahma" which means the night of Allah's special mercy and "Lailat al-Saq" which means the night of documents.
Hazrat Ata bin Yasar (RA) says, "On the fifteenth night of Sha'ban, Allah Ta'ala gives a list to the underworld and commands that the souls of those whose names are written in it should be seized at certain times in the next year. The conditions of people are such that some are worried about planting in the gardens, some are busy with wedding preparations, some are building houses and bungalows, although their names are written in the list of men. It is the night for all deeds to be presented in the presence of God and the calculation of the life and sustenance that will be received in the coming year. Therefore, being engaged in divine worship in this night is a reason to deserve the blessings of the Lord and this is the teaching of the Holy Prophet. Is.
One of the great features of the Night of Atonement is the forgiveness of sinners. In this night, Allah Almighty forgives countless people with His grace and mercy. Hazrat Aisha Siddiqa (RA) says that one night I did not find the Holy Prophet (PBUH) with me, so I went in search of him. I saw that he (PBUH) was in Paradise. I said, O Messenger of Allah, I thought that perhaps you have gone to see another wife. The Master and Master, may God bless him and grant him peace, said, "Indeed, Allah, the Exalted, will show His glory to the heavens on the fifteenth night of Sha'ban." According to al-Jaluh falls and forgives more people than the hairs of the goats of the tribe of Banukalb. It is narrated from Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddiq RA that the Prophet SAW said, "In the fifteenth night of Sha'ban, Allah Ta'ala shines on the sky and the world (according to His glory). It falls and in this night everyone should be excused, except for the polytheist and the one who holds grudges. It is the night of the revelation of Allah and the acceptance of prayers. If it is the fifteenth night, then stay up at night and fast during the day, because from the time of sunset, the mercy of Allah descends on the sky and the world, and Allah says, "There is one who asks for forgiveness that I may forgive him." Give, there is someone asking for sustenance that I may give him sustenance, someone in distress that I may relieve him of his distress, this announcement continues till dawn.
Organizing night vigil

On the night of Shab-e-Barat, the two scholars themselves kept vigil at night and advised others to keep vigil at night. The decree of the Holy Prophet was mentioned above that when it is the fifteenth night of Sha'ban, keep vigil at night and fast during the day. It has always been the custom of Akabar scholars of Ahl-e-Sunnat and the people of Ahl-e-Sunnat that they have been organizing night vigils in this night.

Allama Ibn al-Haj Maliki, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, is a fortune teller about the night of Bara'at, "And there is no doubt that this night is very blessed and great in the sight of Allah, our predecessors (may Allah be pleased with him) used to respect it a lot and before it came were preparing for Then when this night would come, they would welcome it with joy and worship diligently in that night, because it has been proven that our forefathers respected Allah very much. Therefore, in this holy night. It is the way of the followers to gather in the mosque and engage in worship and to organize night vigils on that night. It is recommended, this action of the Holy Prophet is also proven by the hadiths that he visited the graveyard to pray for the forgiveness of the Muslims on the night of Barat. Therefore, it is Sunnah to go to the graveyard on this night, visit the graves of your loved ones and recite Fatiha there.

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