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Question: how many rakat are there in laylatul kadar

There is no specific number of Rak'as of prayer to attain the blessings of the night of Qadr.

Therefore, you are free to choose to pray as many rak'ahs; however, ideally, it would be best to pray eight rak'ahs on top of Taraweeh.

However, if you are a person who cannot do so because of your work, you may pray as many rak'ah as you can afford to. Allah is All-Merciful; He rewards each person according to his energy, stamina, and specific circumstances. So, never despair of the mercy of Allah and pray as best as you can, while topping it up with dhikr istighfaar and supplications.

Here is a special du'a that the Prophet, peace be upon him, told his wife Aishah:

Allaahumma innaka afuwwun tuhibbu al-'afwa fa'fu annee (O Allah, You are the Forgiving and You love to forgive, so forgive me."

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