If you are searching for Chaand Raat Mubarak wishes, Whatsapp status pics, and Quotes then you are at the right place. In the post we have shared all details of Chaand Raat 2022 with wishes.
What is Chaand Raat?
The term Chaand Raat is derived from the combination of two Sanskrit words “Chandra” which means moon and “Ratri” which means night. Chaand Raat means “a night with a new moon”. It is a celebration night for the Muslim community (especially South Asian Muslims) of seeing the new moon of Shawal (the 10th month of the Islamic calendar) before the day of Eid-ul-Fitr.
When will be the Chaand Raat 2022 Celebrated in Pakistan?
Chaand Raat 2022 in Pakistan is expected on the night of Monday, 2 May.
(The date is tentative as Gregorian dates keep changing every year in Islamic Calendar)
Importance of Chaand Raat
As we mentioned above that Chaand Raat means a night with a new moon, actually the new moon that is seen on Chaand Raat indicates the arrival of the Shawal, and Eid-ul-Fitr is Celebrated on the 1st date of the Shawal so Chaand Raat is important as through it Muslims come to know that they are going to celebrate Eid tomorrow.
How Chaand Raat is celebrated?
At Chaand Raat usually houses, streets, markets, and shopping malls are cleaned and decorated with lights and flowers. Families and friends gather in an open area. Everyone is eager to see the new moon of Shawal. The actual celebration begins after the sight of the new moon.
Prayers & Wishes
After seeing the new moon, first Muslims pray to ALLAH Almighty and seek His mercy & blessings and then they embrace each other and wish Happy Chaand Raat and say Chaand Raat Mubarak to each other. They wish Chaand Raat Mubarak to their distant relatives and friends through text messages and social media.
After the moon sight, announcements are made in mosques and on television & social media that the new moon of Shawal is seen and Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated tomorrow.
Massive fireworks are displayed at Chaand Raat when the crescent moon is seen. People especially young boys and girls enjoy these fireworks a lot. Even many people come to know about moon sight after these fireworks displays.
Sweets & Desserts
After the announcement of the moon sight sweets and desserts are prepared for Eid day. These sweets & desserts are consumed and shared on Eid day morning.
On Chaand Raat, most people go to shopping malls and market places to buy new dresses, shoes, and other things for themselves and their children to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr. They buy gifts for their loved ones to give on Eid day.
Make Up & Decorations
Barbershops, salons, and beauty parlors are visited much at Chaand Raat after the announcement of the moon sight. Buildings, houses, and streets are decorated. Everyone seems busy with preparations for Eid day celebrations.
One of the most joyful things of Chaand Raat for women especially young girls is to put henna on their hands. Young girls and children put beautiful Mehndi designs on their hands.
Late Night Gatherings
Friends usually gather late at night and spend time in gossips. Antaakshri (poetry competition) is held between young boys and girls. These celebrations go on till the Fajar prayer.
Some Chand Raat Wishes for You
As Chaand Raat is the moment of joy among the Muslims. So Muslims send Chaand Raat wishes, quotes and images to the loved ones to spread the love and hapiness. Some of the Chand Raat wishes in the form of text and images are here for you to share with your friends and loved ones.
“May this night appear again and again in your life with blessings and joy. I wish you a very happy Chaand Raat. Chaand Raat Mubarak”
“May Allah bless you with Happiness and Forgiveness – Chaand Raat Mubarak!”.
“May Allah fulfill all of your wishes and bless you with a very happy life – Chaand Raat Mubarak!”
“Wish you and your loved ones a very happy & blessed Chand Raat. Chand Raat Mubarak!”
“Chaand Raat Mubarak to you & your family”