Tuesday, 14 August 2012


For the Muslims, Malam Tujuh Likur is the last 10 nights for the month of Ramadan. Traditionally, some of the Malay households would light oil lamps or lampu pelita to brighten up their compounds and gardens.
According to Hadith, Lailatul Qadar or the Night of Power occurs during the last ten days of Ramadhan on one of the odd numbered nights. Usually it is celebrated on the 27th night of this holy month. It is a night of great importance and enormous blessings for Muslims. the 26th day of Ramadan and also the 27th night (August 14 according to western calendar) is referred to as Malam Tujuh Likur. Many Muslims consider this day as the night of Lailatul Qadar (the night of power) which brings enormous blessings for those who stay up and pray. It is said that angels and great mercies descend from heaven on this special night.

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