Shab-e-Barat, Barat Night, Cheragh e Barat, Berat Kandili, or Nisfu Syaaban Shab-e-Barat is one of the major festivals for the Muslim community celebrated on the 15th night of the month of Sha’ban, the eighth month of the Islamic calendar.This blessed night starts at sunset on the 14th of Shaban and ends at dawn on the 15th of Shaban. Different countries have different ways of celebrating this day and each has a different name for it.
Shab-e-Barat is observed simultaneously with the Shia Mid-Sha’ban Mahdi birthday festival, but Barat has different origins. Shab-e-Barat has its roots in the Persian festival of Mehregan seven month of persian. Barat also is known as Cheragh (lamp), where tributes were offered to the recently deceased and 3days evening ceremony dedicated to remembering the dead.
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Updated: Sat, 25 Mar 2023 08:48:00 +0000