The 15th Night of Shaban, An Extremely Favored Night:
That night is Laila-tul-Qadar in the month of Ramadan however alternate researchers like Ikramah who is understudy of Abdullah receptacle Abbas (Radi allahu unho) says that is 15th night of Shaban. The Holy Prophet (sa.) had said that during the 15th night of Shaba’an the Almighty takes decisions in the matters of sustenance, life and death and welfare of the people.
How to Welcome 15th night of shaban:
On this beautiful 15th night of Shabaan, you ought to perform Ghusal and Wudhu and perform the two Rakaat of Tahhiyatul Wudhu. In every Rakaat, after the Suratul Fatiha, you ought to peruse Ayatul Kursi once and Surah Ahad three times. Likewise perform eight Rakaats of Salaah with four Salaams. In every Rakaat after the Surah Fatiha, you ought to peruse the Ayatul Kursi (once) and Surah Ahad fifty times.
What to recite:
In this night, after sunset, you ought to present “La Hawla walaa Quwwata illa Billahil-aliyil Azeem” forty times with three times Durood Shareef prior and then afterward. It is said that by recounting this, Almighty Allah will pardon forty years of your transgressions and forty Hoors will anticipate to serve you in Jannatul Firdous.
Speciality of this night:
It is portrayed that on the 15th night of Shaban, the left souls (Arwaah) of the Muslims visit the places of their companions and relatives on this night and announce: “O individuals of the house! You stay in our homes and appreciate the riches that we have abandoned. You utilize our kids and take work from them, please perform our Esaale Sawaab. Verily our deeds have gotten to be finished, while your record of deeds is still spread”.
How to spend This Blessed Night:
On this 15th night of Shaban, perform Nawaafil, recount the Quran Shareef, present copious Durood Shareef, Istighfaar and Kalima Tayyibah. It is likewise said that if one peruses Surah Dukhaan seven times on this 15th night of Shaban, Almighty Allah will compensate you with 70 common needs and 70 deeds for the Hereafter.
Fast of this 15th night of Shaban:
On the day promptly taking after the Night of Bara’ah, i.e. the 15th night of Shaban, it is mustahabb (prudent) to keep fast. Prophet Muhammad, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam, is accounted for to have prescribed this fast earnestly. Despite the fact that the researchers of hadith have a few questions in the validness of this report, yet it is specified prior that the fasts of the first a large portion of Shaban have extraordinary benefits and Prophet Muhammad, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam, used to fast the vast majority of the days in Sha’ban. In addition, countless older folks (salaf) of the Ummah have been watching the fast of this night. This consistent practice shows that they have acknowledged the pertinent hadith as valid.
Therefore, it is advisable to fast in this night as a optional (nafl) fast. One can likewise keep a fast of qada on this day and it is trusted that he can likewise advantage from the benefits of this 15th night of Shaban fast.