Specialties of the Month of Rajab

سُبْحَانَ الَّذِي أَسْرَى بِعَبْدِهِ لَيْلاً مِّنَ الْمَسْجِدِ الْحَرَامِ إِلَى الْمَسْجِدِ الأَقْصَى الَّذِي بَارَكْنَا حَوْلَهُ لِنُرِيَهُ مِنْ آيَاتِنَا إِنَّهُ هُوَ السَّمِيعُ البَصِيرُ

‘Rajabun Shahrullah’ – ‘Rajab is the month of Allah’

The Prophet’s Night Journey – Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani

17:1: “Praise be to God Who has enraptured His servant by night from the Sacred mosque (Mecca) to the Farthest Mosque (Jerusalem).”

33:56: “Lo! God and His angels shower blessings on the Prophet. O ye who believe; ask blessings on him and salute him with a worthy salutation.”

The Spiritual Significance of the Miraculous Night Journey & Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad (s)

Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani

Subhan alladhee asr’a bi `abdihi laylan. “Glorified be He Who carried His servant by night…” Look at every word of this holy verse. First Allah praised Himself in the third person, in absence. Allah then miraculously moved the Prophet from Makkah to Masjid al-Aqsa (asra’). Then He referred to the Prophet as “`abd – servant”, distinguishing him through that elevated title as being related to the spiritual life, not the animal life. … 

Hadiths on Rajab


I heard Ibn `Abbas saying: “The Messenger of Allah used to observe fast so continuously that we thought he would never break it, and at other times he remained without fasting so continuously that we thought he would never fast.”…

Fasting in Rajab and Sha`ban – Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani

Fasting the Month of Rajab.   Fasting the months of Rajab and Sha`ban as a nafila or supererogatory worship is recommended, with the intention of following the Sunna of the Prophet (s)…

The Saint of Rajab – Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani

The Prophet (s) said, ‘Rajab is the month of God, Sha`ban is my month and Ramadan is the month of my Community.’ God gave us twelve months in the year, eleven of which are ours and one of which belongs to God. What rewards God will give his servants in His month, no one knows, not even the Prophet (s). The work of prophets and angels stops in the month of Rajab. They are not allowed to know what rewards God is going to give His community…

Adab of Rajab transmitted by Naqshbandi mashaykh In the name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful O Allah, I ask forgiveness of You for everything for which I repented to You then returned to. And I ask forgiveness of You for everything I displeased You with and all that concerns me with which You are displeased. And I ask forgiveness of You for the favors which I used for increasing my disobedience towards You…

Fasting and extra worshipping in Rajab & Sha`ban

The “Salafis” try to prevent the people from treating the night of Isra’ and Mi`raj on 27th Rajab and the night of mid-Sha`ban (Laylat al-Bara`a) as special. They claim that honoring these nights are innovations that must not be allowed…

Ghunya al-Talibeen on Rajab Shaykh `Abd al-Qadir Jilani

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