The night of Lailatul Qadar is a special night on the month of Ramadhan. The night of Lailatul Qadar is the night where Al-Qur’an was first revealed and became the milestone of Islam. This milestone of Islam originated from the holy book of Al-Qur’an which became a guidance for all mankind, especially for Moslems who believe in the truth of Islam.
In the information of hadith, lailatul qadar becomes a night worth of 1000 months. This means that the deeds conducted in it becomes more valuable and special. Eventhough there are many different views and opinions from the scholars, indeed we must make the opportunity of this lailatul qadar as a moment to become better and give the best on performing our worship to Allah SWT.
Indeed, for lailatul qadar not just anyone could get its meaning and wisdom. Only those who are capable of thinking, contemplating the state, contemplanting themselves, evaluating themselves, and also get high awareness that could get it.
Therefore, when the night of lailatul qadar is present, it is recommended to keep praying, worshiping, itikaf, contemplating the universe, evaluating ourselves, in order to capture more signs in the mighty of Allah SWT. See also : The priority of praying in Islam
Effective Prayers (Dua) that Can be Recited During Lailatul Qadar
One of the things we can do during the night of lailatul qadar is praying. Praying not only means we merely ask to Allah but as our spiritual filler to kept us enthusiastic in pursuing goodness as a step to getting closer to Allah SWT and reach the world according to Islam, successful according to islam, successful in the world and hereafter according to Islam, and way to be success according to Islam.
The essence of dua at the night of lailatul qadar cenrtainly not only halt just on requesting. Dua for Allah SWT wether granted or not, we never know. For that reason, human being are commanded to kept endeavor and work hard in order to reach’s the help of Allah SWT.
There is no particularity of prayer in the night of lailatul qadar. We can recite any prayer while it is justified, and more contained in Al-Qur’an. See also : Miraculous dua for the last 10 days of Ramadhan
These are 10 prayers that can be recited at the night of lailatul qadar, as a reminder and also be our spiritual motivitation to keep on the path blessed by Allah SWT.
1. Dua Asks for a Good and Obedient Descendant
“Our Lord, accept (this) from us. Indeed You are the Hearing, the Knowing. Our Lord, and make us Muslims (in submission) to You and from our descendants a Muslim nation (in submission) to You. And show us our rites and accept our repentance. Indeed, You are the Accepting of repentance, the Merciful.”
(QS : Al-Baqarah verse 127-128) [AdSense-B]
2. Dua Asks for Forgiveness and Help
“Our Lord, do not impose blame upon us if we have forgotten or erred. Our Lord, and lay not upon us a burden like that which You laid upon those before us. Our Lord, and burden us not with that which we have no ability to bear. And pardon us, and forgive us, and have mercy upon us. You are our protector, so give us victory over the disbelieving people.”
(QS : Al-Baqarah verse 286)
3. Dua Asks for The Grace of Allah SWT
“Our Lord, we have wronged ourselves, and if You do not forgive us and have mercy upon us, we will surely be among the losers.”
(QS : Al-A’raf verse 23) [AdSense-A]
4. Dua Asks for Justice
“Our Lord, decide between us and our people in truth (justice). You are the best of those who give decision.”
(QS : Al-A’raf verse 89)
5. Dua Asks for The Right Path
“Our Lord, we have believed in what You revealed and have followed the messenger Jesus, so register us among the wintesses (to truth of Allah).”
(QS : Ali ‘Imran verse 53)
6. Dua Asks for Protection
“My Lord, I seek refuge in You from asking that of which I have no knowledge. And unless You forgive me and have mercy upon me, I will be among the losers.”
(QS : Hud verse 47)
7. Dua Asks for Forgiveness
“My Lord, make me establisher of prayer, and (many) from my descendants. Our Lord, and accept my supplication. Our Lord, forgive me and my parents and the believers the Day the account is established.”
(QS : Ibrahim verse 40-41)
8. Dua Asks for Firmness of Faith
“My Lord, cause me to enter sound entrance and to exit a sound exit and grant me from Yourself a supporting authoriry (leader).”
(QS : Al-Isra verse 80)
9. Dua Asks for Ease of Affair
“My Lord, expand for me my breast (with assurance), ease for me my task, untie the knot from my tongue, that they may understand my speech.”
(QS : Taha verse 25-28)
10. Dua Asks for Guidance
“Our Lord, grant us from Yourself mercy and prepare for us from our affair right guidance.”
(QS : Al-Kahf verse 10)
Those are the references of 10 prayers (dua) from Al-Qur’an that we can recite in the night of lailatul qadar. Indeed the prayers came from Al-Qur’an can be a reference for us to solve our problems or desires.
Everything is in order for us to carry out the purpose of human creation, the process of human creation, the nature of human creation, the concept of human being in Islam, and humanity according to Islam as the function of religion. See also : Importance of faith in Islam
The Night of Lailatul Qadar to Those Who Believed
The night of lailatul qadar will be a special and specific night for those who believe and do good deeds. Therefore, strengthening worship, strengthening prayer, and evaluating ourselves are things we have done as the servants of Allah SWT. It would not be possible for us to get the virtue of the night of lailatul qadar if we never getting closer to Allah SWT include conducting the deeds He commands.
Therefore, during the night of lailatul qadar we can carry out the obligatory deeds or sunnah as a form of self-training. Indeed there are so many virtues of lailatul qadar and prayers of lailatul qadar. Do not us expect anything other than the blessings of Allah SWT and indeed the wisdom or benefits of lailatul qadar will be obtained if we carry out all the deeds consistenly.
It may be the virtues is not present at that moment yet, but we will feel later or month after. Certainly its need and seriuousness in conducting the worship of Allah SWT. See also : The importance of prayer in Islam