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 2024 will be observed on the sunset of Friday 5th Apr, 2024.
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||Saturday||Apr 6th||in 1779 days|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2023||Tuesday||Apr 18th||in 1425 days|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2022||Thursday||Apr 28th||in 1070 days|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2021||Sunday||May 9th||in 716 days|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2020||Wednesday||May 20th||in 362 days|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2019||Saturday||Jun 1st||in 8 days|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2018||Monday||Jun 11th||346 days ago|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2017||Thursday||Jun 22nd||700 days ago|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2016||Saturday||Jul 2nd||1055 days ago|
|Laylat al-Qadr 2015||Tuesday||Jul 14th||1409 days ago|
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