IN PICTURES: Two million worshipers at Holy Mosques on 27th night of Ramadan
More than two million worshipers thronged the Grand Mosque in Mecca and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah on Monday, the 27th night of Ramadan, which is widely believed to be Laylatul Qadr, the Night of Power.
The Two Holy Mosques and their courtyards were overflowing with the faithful who came to pray Isha and the special night prayers of Taraweeh and Qiyamullail.
Islam teaches that the Quran was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed on Laylatul Qadr.
According to the Saudi Press Agency, Saudi authorities ensured “elaborate and flawless security arrangements for the smooth flow of worshipers so as to enable them to spend the night in a highly spiritual and serene atmosphere.”
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