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Israa and Miraj story

Read the Story of Israa' and Mi`raj to Your Kids

Editor’s note: In a narrative writing style, we present to parents the story of Isra and Mi`raj so that they can read it to their young kids during the occasion. With a soft voice and in a spiritual atmosphere, gather your kids and read to them this article, or you can even record it in your voice, …

Fasting 27th of Rajab: Any Merits?

Fasting 27th of Rajab: Any Merits?

Wa `alaykum as-Salam wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: There is no authnetic hadith that says we should fast on the 27th of Rajab in celbration of Al-israa and Al-Miraj. It should be …

Al-Israa'

Al-Israa: Incidents and Significance

Wa`alykum As-Salaamu Warahmatullahi Wabarakaatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- The journey of Al-Israa and Al-Miraj is full of lessons and significant messages to all humans—Muslims and non-Muslims. 2- It proves that Islam is a universal …

Muslim Convert’s Ultimate Guide to Rajab (Including videos)

Are you at a loss about what all this Rajab excitement is for? Here are the best articles (and videos!) to help you get up to speed and reap some of the blessings of the holy month of Rajab. In a nutshell There’s A LOT to know about Rajab. Here is a great primer: -What …

Hadiths About Rajab

Popular Hadiths on Rajab: What Is Authentic and What Is Not?

Wa`alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.  In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.   All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: no authentic hadith is reported on the virtue of Rajab in particular, except for one hadith, which states that the Prophet used to observe fasting repeatedly in Shaban, and when …

Wearing Silver Rings Particularly in Rajab:

Will Wearing Silver Rings Bring Me Closer to God in Rajab?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Wearing silver rings is permissible for Muslim men as well as women. 2- However, there is no authentic evidence …

Our 5 Favorite Things About the Holy Month of Rajab

Our 5 Favorite Things About the Holy Month of Rajab

One of the four sacred months on the Islamic calendar, the days of Rajab offer an abundance of blessings and perfect time for reflection. Here are our five very favorite things about the month of Rajab. The letters Raa-jeem-baa form a root which indicates supporting and strengthening something with another thing. It was called Rajab …

`Umrah in Rajab: Settling the Controversy

Is the Reward for Umrah in Rajab Greater Than Other Times?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Though performing Umrah entails great reward, it is incorrect to perform it in the month of Rajab while believing …

Fasting in Rajab: Recommended?

Fasting in Rajab: Recommended?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: The month of Rajab is one of the sacred months. Observing fasting in that month is a praiseworthy act that …



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