When is Lailat al Kadr in 2013? - When-Is.com
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When is Lailat al Kadr in 2013?

Lailat al Kadr in 2013 is on Saturday, the 3rd of August (3/8/2013).

Based on sightability in North America, in 2013 Lailat al Kadr will start in North America a day later - on Sunday, the 4th of August.

Note that in the Muslim calander, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so observing Muslims will celebrate Lailat al Kadr on the sunset of Friday, the 2nd of August.

Although Lailat al Kadr is always on the same day of the Islamic calendar, the date on the Gregorian calendar varies from year to year, since the Gregorian calendar is a solar calendar and the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar. This difference means Lailat al Kadr moves in the Gregorian calendar approximately 11 days every year. The date of Lailat al Kadr may also vary from country to country depending on whether the moon has been sighted or not.

The dates provided here are based on the dates adopted by the Fiqh Council of North America for the celebration of Lailat al Kadr. Note that these dates are based on astronomical calculations to affirm each date, and not on the actual sighting of the moon with the naked eyes. This approach is accepted by many, but is still being hotly debated.

Dates of Lailat al Kadr by year

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