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 Makes the Month of Rajab so Sacred?

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.

-The Month Of Rajab: Tilling The Soil Preparing For Ramadan (video)

-Preparing for Ramadan: Intentions … (video)

-6 Spiritual Productivity Tips to Help You Benefit From Rajab

-Our 5 Favorite Things About the Holy Month of Rajab

Bid`ah or good practice?

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

Some people do some unusual things during Rajab. Always double check if these practices are truly praiseworthy or actually dangerous to our faith.

-Fasting in Rajab and Shaban: What Are the Virtues?

-Dua For The Month Of Rajab

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

-Are the Blessings of Rajab and Shaban Authentic?

A little history and etymology

Here are all the great things that happened during Rajabs of the past and some other interesting info:

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

-5 Major Historical Changes Happened in Rajab (Infographic)

-Happened in Rajab: From Oppressive Makkah to Land of Just Ruler

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.

-6 Things to Know About the Night Journey

-The Miraculous Night Journey – A Brief Story

-3 Questions About the Night Journey

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.