Ramadhan provides a chance for self-introspection: Mirwaiz

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SRINAGAR: Chairman of his faction of Hurriyat Conference and Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema patron Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday said the holy month of Ramadhan provides a great opportunity to believers to wash off all their previous sins and start a life afresh based on pious and sacred principles of Islam.
“The month of Ramadhan provides a chance for self-introspection and to stay away from the sins and other worldly things disliked by Allah and His beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW), Mirwaiz according to a statement issued here said while addressing people at Masjid-e-Rehmat Lal Bazar Srinagar.
He said the fasting month of Ramadhan is full of nature’s bounties and rewards, and it provides a great opportunity to believers to get closer to Almighty Allah as there is no end to his mercy and forgiveness,
Mirwaiz said the fasting month is the one in which the holy Qur’an was revealed. He said the believers must recite Qur’an as much as possible. He stressed on understanding the meaning of every verse of holy Qur’an so that the holy book is followed and understood in its true spirit.
Terming the Laila-tul-Qadr (the night of blessing) as a night worth more than 1000 months, Mirwaiz said Qur’an was revealed on this very auspicious night.
“People must cash in on this night to seek ultimate blessings of Almighty Allah by remaining awake throughout the night by reciting Qur’an and remembering Allah,” he said.