Turkey to celebrate Laylat al-Ragha'ib today

Tonight, the holy night of Regaip will be observed throughout Turkey, marking the beginning of three holy months in the Islamic Hijri calendar.

Turkey to celebrate Laylat al-Ragha'ib today

World Bulletin/News Desk

Muslims throughout Turkey will celebrate Regaip Kandili today.

The first Friday night of Recep month, marking the beginning of three holy months in the Islamic Hijri calendar, is regarded as the holy night of Regaip.

As Muslim holidays begin the night before, Regaib Kandili is celebrated on the Thursday night preceding the first Friday in the month of Rajab.

Regaip Kandili, or Laylat al-Ragha’ib in Arabic, is a holy night in Islam commemorating the conception of the Prophet Muhammad.

Tonight is regarded as the holy time to be forgiven, mercy and time for prays to be accepted by God.

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