Holy Shab-e-Meraj on Feb 28
DHAKA, Feb 2, 2022 (BSS) –
The holy Shab-e-Meraj will be observed
on the night of February 28 (Monday) with religious fervor since the
new moon of the Arabic month of Rajab of 1443 Hijri was sighted in the
country’s sky today.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the National Moon Sighting
Committee at the Islamic Foundation (IF) at Baitul Mukarram national
mosque in the city this evening, said an IF press release.
As per the decision, the Holy Rajab month will begin from tomorrow
Additional Secretary of the Religious Affairs Ministry Md Munim
Hasan presided over the meeting while IF Director General Dr Md
Mushfiqur Rahman and Principal Information Officer (PIO) Md Shahinoor
Miah were present at the meeting, among others.
Every year, on the night of Rajab 26, Muslims observe Shab-e-Meraj
when Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (peace be upon him) embarked on a special journey to meet Allah.
In the journey, the Prophet travelled on the “Buraq” to Heaven
where Allah gave him some instructions to take back to the faithful
regarding the details of prayers.
Muslim devotees will offer special prayers at mosques and homes
seeking blessings of Allah for the welfare of the entire nation and
the Muslim Ummah.