Procuring the Collective Force of Laylat al-Qadr

Reflection delivered on April 25th, 2022

“If you want to save the world, do your ʿibādah correctly.”

In these last ten nights of Ramaḍān, Shaykh Amin delivers a powerful reminder to Muslims all over the world who have increased their ʿibādah in hopes of receiving Laylat al-Qadr. As we raise our hands in prayer and recite into the late hours of the night, we must never forget that Ramaḍān is the month of the Ummah of the Prophet .  In these nights, we must fight the selfish impulse of isolationism and individualism in our ʿibādāt in order to procure salām from Allah  for the Ummah in every matter for the coming year.  This is the ultimate goal for Laylat al-Qadr.  “Laylat al-Qadr is about making duā’ to Allah that He decides all matters for us with salām. So that we live the next year in a good way.”  This is the collective spirit that is going to keep the Muslim Ummah alive, healthy, and strong.