Surah Qadr, Chapter 97

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

In the Name of God the Compassionate, the Merciful

Verses 1 – 5

إِنَّا أَنْزَلْنَاهُ فِي لَيْلَةِ الْقَدْرِ {1}

1. Verily We revealed it (the Glorious Qur’an) in the night of Decree.1

وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا لَيْلَةُ الْقَدْرِ {2}

2. What do you understand as to what is the night of decree?

لَيْلَةُ الْقَدْرِ خَيْرٌ مِنْ أَلْفِ شَهْرٍ {3}

3. Night of decree is superior to 1000 months.2

تَنَزَّلُ الْمَلَائِكَةُ وَالرُّوحُ فِيهَا بِإِذْنِ رَبِّهِمْ مِنْ كُلِّ أَمْرٍ {4}

4. When the angels with “Ruh” come down on Earth fromProvidential sanction to each of Divine Lights.3

سَلَامٌ هِيَ حَتَّىٰ مَطْلَعِ الْفَجْرِ {5}

5. Wishing peace tothem (from all evils of devils) until daybreak.


Peace to the faithful is offered at five place in the Future State: (1) at partition of soul, (2) at dor of paradise, (3) in paradise, (4) in upper chambers of paradise, and (5) on receipt of bounties.

In every city where Divine Light resides there is a ladder of Light to Heaven when angels come and go carrying Divine message.

  • 1. Of Creation for information of Divine Lights ahead of occurrence.
  • 2. Reign of the tyrants who seized Khilafat from Ali duly Divinely nominated.
  • 3. And place before them events of forthcoming year.