Laylat Al-Qadr rituals in Balad’s Great Mosque

The mosques in the city of “Balad” in Salah al-Din Governorate witnessed the revival of the rituals of Laylat Al-Qadr, especially in one of its most important and oldest mosques, which is the Great Mosque of Balad, under the imam of the authorized religious authority, Sheikh Muhammad Faraj al-Baldawi, with food, drink, fruits and sweets provided to those fasting.

The Grand Mosque of Balad received hundreds of worshipers from the city of Balad to observe Laylat Al-Qadr (the Night of Power) on the 23rd of the holy month of Ramadan.

Every year, Laylat Al-Qadr is held in Balad city under the leadership of the religious authority’s accredited imam, Sheikh Mohammad Faraj Al-Baladawi.

The mosque provides various food and drinks to worshipers throughout the month of Ramadan, including Iftar and Suhur meals.
On this special night, worshipers raised their hands in prayer for Iraq and its people.

Sheikh Mohammad Faraj Al-Baladawi, the religious authority’s accredited imam in Balad, told 964 Network:
“Every year, you see this gathering of worshipers from the city of Balad pleading with God to protect Iraq and heal the sick, and this is the true Islam.”

Nabil Alwardi, a worshiper who spoke to 964 Network, said:
“We come to this place in the month of Ramadan to perform the Quranic recitation and to observe the Night of Power and recite Quranic chapters.”

Bassam Mohammad said:
“Every year during Ramadan, the Grand Mosque of Balad and the city’s residents, with their charitable efforts, hold Laylat Al-Qadr, and various food and drinks are provided to worshippers in the mosque.”

Haider Yakhni, a servant in the mosque, said:
“The Grand Mosque of Balad has been providing Iftar and suhur meals to worshipers since the first day of Ramadan, and the foods and drinks vary from fruits to beverages, and on this night, the believers donate these foods to the people.”