About three million Muslims coming from all across the world
attended Khatm Al-Qur’an - end of the Qur’an recitation, prayers
at the Grand Mosque in Makkah and Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah on
Tuesday as the imams who led the prayers urged them to stand
The Grand Mosque in Makkah overflowed with worshippers who also
came to perform Umrah, attend Taraweeh and Qiyamullail prayers.
Thousands were standing in the courtyards around the mosque as
well as streets leading to it to attend the prayer.
Every year, during Ramadan Muslims
everywhere in the world perform special prayers in the Ramadan
nights called as Traveeh prayers. The special prayer is observed
in congregation in every mosque in the world. Men, women and
children after ending the day's fast converge in nearby mosque to
offer the prayer which is followed by the Isha prayers.
Huffaz - the people who have
memorised the entire quran, recite from the Holy Quran chapter by
chapter and verse by verse as the worshippers stand in prayers.
However, offering the Traveeh
prayers in the two Holy mosques have their own charm - as well as
importance vis-à-vis their rewards. Millions of people from all
across the world specially come to these two places to perform
Umrah and offer the Traveeh prayers behind the Imams of the two
Those who could not make it to these
places, remain glued to their television sets every night for the
live broadcasts of the Traveeh prayers from the two holy mosques.