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:
All about Ramadan Prep!
Okay, the month of Rajab is actually rich with history, but it also an excellent time to emotionally prepare yourself for Ramadan. Ideally you can cut back on bad habits during Rajab and then increase good ones in Ramadan instead of trying to do it all at once.
Bid`ah or Good Practice?
A Little History and Etymology
Here are all the great things that happened during Rajabs of the past and some other interesting info:
What are “The Night Journey” and “The Miraculous Ascension”???
One very special night during Rajab a miracle occurred that resulted in many blessings for Muslims that we can still appreciate today, alhumdulillah.
Don’t feel overwhelmed by all this. Remember:
Take up good deeds only as much as you are able, for the best deeds are those done regularly even if they are few.” -The Messenger of Allah, peace be upon him (Rated Hasan Sunan Ibn Mājah)
We hope this guide helps you feel up to speed on the significance of Rajab and that you may more gracefully flow into Ramadan.
First published: March 2019