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…
Links to the Videos:Youtube Video – Part 1Youtube Video – Part 2 Shaykh Gibril Fouad Haddad’s reading of Mulla Ali al-Qari’s short treatise on the Islamic etiquette of the holy month of Rajab (al-Adab fee Rajab) in English and Arabic.Mulla Nur al-Din Abu al-Hasan `Ali b. Sultan Muhammad al-Qari al-Harawi thumma al-Makki al-Hanafi (d. 1014/1605) was a polymath […]
Traditional reports in which great emphasis is placed on the special merit of fasting on the first Thursday in Rajab, and of performing the ritual prayer [salat] during the first Friday night of that month. The following report has been conveyed to us by Shaikh Imam Abu’l-Barakat [‘Father of Blessings’] Hibatu’llah ibn al-Mubarak as-Saqati (may […]
For every day of fasting [in Rajab], the worship of an entire year will be recorded in favor of the believer concerned, whose credit will be enhanced by a thousand degrees. If the believer keeps the fast throughout the whole of this month, as well as performing this particular salat-prayer, Allah will deliver that man or woman from the Fire of Hell and declare that he or she is entitled to enter the Garden of Paradise, therein to dwell in the vicinity of Allah (Glory be to Him).