Shab-e-Barat is the most sacred month in Islamic calendar. It takes place during the month on Shabaan. It was whole heartedly celebrated on 5th July 2102. It marks the upcoming blessed month of Ramadan. Muslims offer prayers throughout the whole night and presents their entire sins in front of the God and promised never to attempt those actions again in future. As the Shab-e-Barat is passionately celebrated all over the world but the true and sincere reflection can only be observed in Pakistan. Many famous cities including Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar, Quetta and Faisalabad are adorned in interesting manner with colorful designed lights and candles.
Islamabad celebrated the holy night of Shab-e-Barat on Thursday as they were filled with enthusiasm and zest. Many of the reputed places and mosques in Islamabad are decorated in eye catching manner with lights that garbs the attention of hundreds of people. Mosques are especially decorated for offering the prayers and conduction of many other religious festivities. As regard the important places are concerned Faisal Mosque, Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad Stock Exchange and Prime Minister Secretariat are embellished in attractive way that enforces the center of attraction of millions of people passing by.
Like many other cities of Pakistan Lahore also celebrates this heartfelt and blessed month. They also decorate the special and fascinating places in historic way. During this month the special preference is given to the Badshahi Mosque as many Muslims spend their wholesome night in the mosque. Moreover the Minar-e-Pakistan and Data Darbar also make distinct arrangements for the worshippers.
Likewise Karachi is also step ahead in making their city looks like second image of God on this blessed month. Apart from being renovation of streets and houses there are many well-known places they grabs the attention of many people and enforces them to visit it ones. Museums such as National Museum of Pakistan and Pakistan Air Force Museum are decorated high flying style. Moreover many historic buildings including Jinnah Courts and Quaid-e-Azam house and Wazir Mansion are also arranged with special security management. People also visit the tombs of Misri Shah, Abdullah Shah and Nuri Baba where full proof security system if held. Additionally the Governor House, Teen Talwar, Sindh High Court and Sindh Assembly.
Peshawar and Quetta:-
At the end Peshawar and Quetta are also arranged in interesting and heart throbbing style. Although there are not much special places in Peshawar and Quetta but still some of its mosque such as Sunehri mosque are displayed in such a way that attracts the maximum attention of many citizens. Muslims offer special prayers during the Shab-e-Barat in this mosque. Moreover Peshawar Museum, Islamic College of Peshawar, clock tower of Peshawar and Mohabbat Khan Mosque are also decorated in eye catching sequence of lights and candles.
Shab-e-Barat is the holy month for the Muslims and that’s the only month that can vanishes their evil deeds and makes them feel more closeness and near to the God.