The meaning of Lailat al-Qadr is the Night of Destiny. It also honors the anniversary of the Night in which the Qur’an was sent down to humanity for living the life of guidance via Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W). It is also known and referred to as the Night of Power.
Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Laylat al-Qadr 2023 will be observed on the sunset of Sunday 16th Apr, 2023.
Laylat al-Qadr always falls on the same day according to the Islamic calendar; for it being a lunar calendar. Nonetheless, the day differs on the Gregorian calendar as it is a solar calendar; causing roughly an eleven day difference each year.
The dates of Laylat al-Qadr are usually determined by either an actual sighting of the moon with the naked eyes, or through astronomical calculations. Note that dates provided here are based on the dates adopted by the Fiqh Council of North America.
The next occurrence of Laylat al-Qadr is marked in red
|When is ...?||Weekday||Date||Days away|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2024||Friday||Apr 5th||in 1810 days|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2023||Monday||Apr 17th||in 1456 days|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2022||Wednesday||Apr 27th||in 1101 days|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2021||Saturday||May 8th||in 747 days|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2020||Tuesday||May 19th||in 393 days|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2019||Friday||May 31st||in 39 days|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2018||Monday||Jun 11th||314 days ago|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2017||Thursday||Jun 22nd||668 days ago|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2016||Friday||Jul 1st||1024 days ago|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2015||Monday||Jul 13th||1378 days ago|
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