Aamaal e Shab e Qadar (Laylat ul Qadar)

Common Aamaal for 19th, 21st & 23rd night

1. Take a Ghusl preferably near sunset time (wudhu also required) and Give/pre arrange for Sadqa/Charity tonight.

2. Recite two Rakats Salat, in every Rakat recite Sura-al-Hamd, and Sura Ikhlaas seven times.(for seeking protection against sinning for the seven organs ) After finishing Salat recite 70 times:

I seek the forgiveness of Allah and I repent before Him.

astaghfiru allaha wa atubu ilayhi

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It is reported from the Prophet (pbuh) that by the time the reciter will rise from his place Allah (swt) will have forgiven him and his parents.Try to first be really repentant for serious mistakes done, sincerely ask for forgiveness either by: (a) recalling 70 different sins OR (b) feeling remorseful for 10sins of the 7 main organs: eyes, ears, tongue, hands, mouth, stomach + private parts OR (c) some particular sins that you may have committed repeatedly OR (d) recalling the variety of punishments of different sins and finally resolve NOT TO Repeat them in the future, then only can one realistically expect to deserve the reward the HP has promised “Whoever performs this act will surely be forgiven by the Almighty even before here rises from his place".

3. Remember your sinsseek forgiveness. Recite 100 times

I seek the forgiveness of Allah, my Lord, and I repent before Him.

astaghfiru allaha rabby wa atubu ilayhi

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Recite other Duas related to Repentance:-Munajat e TaebeenDua Tauba Dua Kumayl .


4. The Holy Qur'an should be opened and placed in front, then one should recite:

When opening the qur’an and praying for your needs with the intercession of the qur’an, realize that while the qur’an is a cure for spiritual illness, it only benefits the pious ones and the evil doers are deprived of its illumination. Thus increase the chances for qur’an intercession to work on your behalf by earnestly following the rulings of the qur’an.

O Allah , in the name of this Holy Book sent by Thee, whatever there be in the Book. Including Ism-e-A'azam and Asmaa-e-Husnaa and the things to be dreaded, the things that may be expected and desired,( like blessings of Heaven). treat me as one of those who are free from Hell fire

"Alaahumma inni asaloka be kitaabekal munzale Wa maa feeh, wa feehismokal akbaro wa asmaakal husnaa, wa maa yokhaafo Wa yurjaa an taj-alani min otaqaaeka minan-Naar",


Place the Holy Qur'an on ones head and say, 
While placing the qur’an on the head. Remind yourself that true salvation can only be achieved by always keeping the rules of qur’an ahead of us to follow. The fact that we put the Qur’an on our head is a sign of respect and reverence. We beseech Allah by the thaqalayn - the speaking and the silent Qur'an. - Holy Qur'an (39:56) Pray for Aql/Intelligence to be Kamil ( complete) ,it is Kashe (submits) to quran & acquires Noor ( light) from it.

O Allah! I appeal to Thee in the name of this Qur'an and the Rooh that was sent along with it, and in the name of the Momin (believer) whose praise is contained in this Book and The obligation that is on them. No one else recognizes the right and truth more than Thee

"Allaahumma be haqqe haazal Qur'an we be haqqe man arsaltahoo beh, Wa be haqqe kulle momenin madahtahoo feeh, we be haqqeka alaihim fa-laa ahada a'arafo be haqqeka mink"


After this repeat 10 times each: As you seek intercession of the Almighty (bika ya al…) and the14 Infallibles( Ahlulbayt as) realize that God is limitless in  Mercy and the Infalliables are pure agencies for the distribution of divine mercy to all creations.

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bika yaallahu

For Your sake, O Allah,



for the sake of Muhammad,



for the sake of `Ali,



for the sake of Fatimah,



for the sake of Hasan,



for the sake of Husayn,

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bi-`aliyyi bni alhusayni

for the sake of `Ali ibn Husayn,

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bi-muhammadi bni `aliyyin

for the sake of Muhammad ibn `Ali,

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bi-ja`fari bni muhammadin

for the sake of Ja`far ibn Muhammad,

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bi-musa bni ja`farin

for the sake of Musa ibn Jafar,

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bi-`aliyyi bni musa

for the sake of `Ali ibn Musa,

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bi-muhammadi bni `aliyyin

for the sake of Muhammad ibn `Ali,

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bi-`aliyyi bni muhammadin

for the sake of `Ali ibn Muhammad,

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bilhasani bni `aliyyin

for the sake of Hasan ibn `Ali,



for the sake of al-Hujjah.

One should then pray to Almighty Allah to fulfill one’s desires.

5. Recite the Ziarat of Imam Hussain (A.S.). According to Hadith, during Lailat-e-Qadr an angel proclaims from the Arsh (throne) on the Seventh sky that Allah has forgiven who have visited the grave of Imam Hussain (as). While performing Ziyarah of Imam Hussain (as), remind yourself that on this night, the souls of 124,000 Prophets (peace be upon them all) visit Imam, who is aware of our inner spiritual reality and is hurt and repulsed by our record of repeated evil deeds, indifference to God’s commandments; thus, we should avoid disgracing ourselves in that great audience of Imam. Also, associate the themes in the ZIYARAH of: - Firm bond of love and obedience of God (SALAT). -Economic betterment of community (ZAKAT).  -Overall mobilization of forces towards virtue (AMR BIL MA`RUF).  -Overall cleansing of evil from society.  -All-out war in all spheres of life to promote truth (JIHAD). -Tremendous endurance of all ensuing difficulties (SABR). -Complete distancing (LA`NAH) from all forms of injustice (DHULM) with destiny- shaping opportunity of this night and resolve to become on active player in improving the future in preparation for the REAPPEARANCE OF AL-MAHDI.

6. Recite Duas  Jawshan Kabir (1000 names of Allat swt)  & Jawshan  Saghir.

7. Pray for others - Think of the many people all over the world who are in great difficulty & pray for them . He accepts

8. Keep awake the whole night.Ensure that you dont doze /nap at all. It has been reported that whoever keeps awake during Laylatul Qadr will have all his sins forgiven even if they number the stars in the sky, the stones in the mountains and are of the quantity of water in the seas.

9. Remember Imam Mahdi (atfs) much throughout the night & recite Dua Faraj for Imam atfs as many times as possible intermittently . Ziarat Ale YasinDua Nudba &may also be recited

10. Reading some Fiqh rules is highly recommended:  use www.Islamic-laws.com

11. Recite the 15 Whispered prayersDua Makarem akhlaq (noble traits)from Sahifa Sajjadia

12. Recite  Salaat of Jafar e TayyarTahajjud Salaat at the end of the night.

13. Allama Majlisi has stated that the best prayer during these nights is to seek forgiveness and seek ones wishes for this world and the hereafter and recite as much salwaat as possible. The Holy Prophet (pbuh) was asked what should be sought from Allah (swt) on Laylatul Qadr and he replied, "Health".

14. Recite a hundred rakats and it is preferable that in each rakat after the recitation of Sura FatihaSura Ikhlaas be recited ten times.(can be recited as 6 day salat if someone has Qaza or sitting )

15. Last 10 Nights duas

Al-Kaf`amiy has narrated that Imam Zayn al-Abiden (a.s) used to say this supplication very frequently at the Qadr  nights while sitting, standing, in rukuu', and prostrating:


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alluhumma inni amsaytu laka `abdan dakhiran

O Allah: surely, I am at this evening Your passive slave;

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lu amliku linafsy naf`an wa lu ¤arran

I have no control of hurt or good to myself,

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wa lu asrifu `anhu su‘an

And I cannot drive back any evil from myself,

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ash-hadu bidhalika `alu nafse

I testify to so against myself,

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wa a`tarifu laka bi¤a`fi quwwate

And to You do I confess of my powerlessness

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wa qillati helate

And my feebleness

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fasall `alu muhammadin wa uli muhammadin

So, (please do) send blessings upon Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad,

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wa anjiz le mu wa`adtany

And fulfill that of which You have promised me,

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wa jame`a almu´minena wal-mu´minuti

As well as all the believing men and women,

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mina almaghfirati fe hadhihi allaylati

That is Your forgiveness at this night.

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wa atmim `alayya mu utaytany

And accomplish that which You have conferred upon me,

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fa’inne `abduka almiskenu almustakenu

For I am Your slave—the poor, the humble,

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aldha`efu alfaqeru almahenu

The weak, the needy, the humiliated.

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alluhumma lu taj`alny nusiyan lidhikrika femu awlaytane

O Allah: (please) do not make me negligent of the mention of You as regards that which You have bestowed upon me,

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wa lu ghufilan liihsunika femu a`taytane

And do not make me inadvertent to Your favors to me as regards that which You have given me,

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wa lu uyisan min ijubatika wa in abtat `anne

And do not make me despair of Your responding to me, even if such response is postponed,

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fe sarru‘a awdharru‘a

Whether I be in prosperity or adversity

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aw shiddatin aw rakhu‘in

Or hardship or comfort

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aw `ufiyatin aw balu‘in

Or well-being or ordeal,

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aw bu´sin aw na`mu‘a

Or misery or bliss.

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innaka same`u alddu`u‘i

Verily, You are the Hearer of prayers.

Alternate Translation :I have passed the evening as a very humble servant of Thee. I have no control over the gains and losses for my person. I cannot remove any evil from myself. I depose against my conscience. I admit my weakness and inability of managing my affairs. Bestow Tine blessings on Mohammad (S.A.W.) and his Aal (A.S.). Whatever Thou hast given me or promised, fulfill that. Verily! I am Tine humble, weak and destitute servant. O Allah! Let me not forget the blessings that Thou hast bestowed on me, and let me not be forgetful about Tine kindness. Do not deny me Tine acceptance though it may be delayed, may it pertain to sorrow or happiness, and may it be connected with peace and tranquility or hardship and vicissitudes or pertaining to blessings. Thou hearse and accepts invocations in every condition.

In surah AL Qadr Allah (swt) clearly states: "Surely We revealed it (the Holy Qur'an) on the grand night. And what will make you comprehend what the grand night. The grand night is better than a thousand months. The angels and Gabriel descend in it by the permission of their Lord for every affair, Peace! It is till the break of the morning." (97:1-5)

Allah (swt) is inviting all the believers for a Divine feast; the invitation which has been brought by the messengers. Allah (swt) is the host, his most favorite angels are the servants and the believers are the guests. The table is spread with Divine blessings containing all sorts of rewards and favors. Though the eyes cannot see them nor the ears hear them not the human hearts imagine them, yet the bounties are all kept in readiness to be awarded to the guests in accordance to her actions.

On a final note, our destiny to large extent can be changed in this very night and much depends on us, how we decide to utilize both the night and the day of Qadr and for that matter each single moment of this blessed month of Ramadhan.

Let us therefore pray together that we may be granted the Tawfiq to be able to do the A’maals of Laylatul Qadr in its correct essence, that we may be granted the Maghferah and that we may earn the Pleasure of Allah (swt) in such a manner that our lives take a positive turn in a manner that we may earn the salvation for both this world and the Hereafter. Ameen

A humble request that we remember each other in our prayers and especially those we do not forget the oppressed , the suffering & our Deceased.