Lahore (Staff Report): Muslims will observe Shab-e-Meraj—the blessed night when the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) ascended to the highest levels of Heavens— across the country with religious zeal tonight.
This blessed night is marked every year on 27th of Rajab of Islamic calendar.
People will offer special prayers throughout the night till the dawn.
On Meraj night, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) embarked on a special journey to meet Allah Almighty a day before Hijrah.
The holy Prophet (peace be upon him) crossed seven skies riding the heavenly ‘al-Buraq’.
Special programs of Mehfil-e-Naat and prayers will be held at mosques around the country. Durood-o-Salam will be presented to the person of holy Prophet (peace be upon him) through the night.
Congregations will be organized in various small and big cities. Religious scholars will highlight the importance of Meraj, its blessings and numerous aspects of the great journey of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W.).