(1) 13th, 14th and 15th of Rajab, Shaaban and Ramadan are known as “Ayyaam-Al-Beed” (the days of surpassing splendour). Imam Jaafar bin Muhammad
Al-Sadiq (A.S.) had said: Whoso prays during the nights of “Ayyam AlBeed”, in fact, stands at the door of superabundant favours, bounties and benefits available in these
(2) It is highly desirable to observe fast on 13, 14 and 15, have a bath each day, and give alms in the way of Allah.
(3) In the night of “the luminous days” pray a 12 Rak-a’t prayer as under
(i) In the night of the 13th pray 2 Rak-a’t:
In each Rak-a’t recite Soorah Al Faatih’ah, Soorah Al Yaa Seen, and Soorah Al Mulk.
(ii) In the night of the 14th pray 4 Rak-a’t: in 2 sets of 2 2 Rak-a’t, each exactly as (i),
(iii) In the night of the 15th pray 6 Rak-a’t: in 3 sets of 2 of 2 Rak-a’t, each exactly as (i),
On the 15th Eve
Ghusl /Stay Awake
(i) Recite Ziyaarat of Imam Husayn bin Ali (A.S.)
(ii) Pray the following 12 Rak-a’t prayer in 6 sets of 2 Rak-a’t each:
In every Rak-a’t recite:
Soorah Al Faatih’ah 4 times
Soorah Al Ikhlaas 4 times
Soorah Al Falaq 4 times
Soorah Al Kaafiroon 4 times
Soorah Al Naas 4 times
Soorah Al Qadr 4 times
Aayaatul Kursee 4 times
Tasbihaat ul Arbaa’ 4 times
After every Salaam recite 4 times:
Allah! Allah! My Lord! I associate not anything with Him. I choose no protecting friend beside Him.
That which Allah wills (come to pass). There is no might and no strength save in Allah, the Highest, the Almighty