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Priority in Shaban: Optional or Missed Fasts?

Priority in Shaban: Optional or Missed Fasts?

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- One is recommended to make up for the days missed as soon as possible. 2- Fasting the missed days …

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 …

The First Sacred Month: Time for Peace

The First Sacred Month: Time for Peace

Peace among Muslims in the month of Rajab would be a great gift not only to the worldwide Ummah, but to the world itself. Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) warned Muslims repeatedly about fighting one another, calling it one of the greatest sins, so grave it can lead to disbelief.

8 Names of Month of Rajab and Their Meanings

8 Names of Month of Rajab and Their Meanings (Infographic)

The month of Rajab will start after few weeks. Did you know that Arabs had many names for this month? Scholars counted up to 18 names that were used for this month. In this infographic, we selected 8 names and explained their meanings. The names show the respect that Arabs had, even before Islam, for this month. …

The First Month of the Year - Why It's Called Muharram ?

The First Month of the Year - Why It's Called Muharram?

Allah’s sacred month of Muharram is a blessed and important month. It is the first month of the Hijri calendar and is one of the four sacred months concerning which Allah says (interpretation of the meaning): Verily, the number of months with Allah is twelve months (in a year), so it was ordained by Allah …

Who was the First to Invent the Islamic Calendar?

Who was the First to Invent the Islamic Calendar?

Since the Islamic calendar is lunar, its year is 10 or 11 days shorter than the Gregorian year. This means that Muslim months fall in different seasons. For example, Ramadan and Hajj can fall in the summer as well as in the winter.



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