Tag Archives: Rajab

April, 2015

  • 23 April

    Fasting on the first three days of Rajab

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Fasting the first day of Rajab compensates for the sins of three years, fasting the second day expiates two years of sins and fasting the third day expiates one year of sins, thereafter one month’s sins are expiated for each day of fasting”

May, 2014

  • 26 May

    Should we fast on the 27th of Rajab?

    Question Is there any proof for fasting on the 27th of Rajab?

  • 7 May

    Istighfar (seeking forgiveness) in Rajab

    Question I received the following message today regarding a particular Istighfar that should be read in Rajab and Sha’ban. It’s the first time I’ve heard of it. Is there any basis to it, is it authentic? ‘Whoever recites in Rajab or Sha’ban the following istighfar 7 times a day, Allah will send a message to the angels who write down his …

  • 5 May

    Another question about the du’a of Rajab

    Question I know – from your earlier post– that reciting the du’a of Rajab is permissible, but could it be believed to be sunnah?

  • 2 May

    When to recite the du’a of Rajab

    Question When should the famous du’a for Rajab be recited? Should it be recited throughout the month or specifically at the beginning only? Many Imams at the Masajid even make du’a in Sha’ban as follows: Allahumma Barik lana fi Sha’ban, wa ballighna Ramadan. Kindly explain

  • 1 May

    The status of ‘salatur raghaib’ in Rajab

    Question Could you please shed some light on the following: Laylat ar-raghaib, ‘the Sacred Night of Desires’. It is one of the most important nights in Islamic history for all human beings. It is the night that the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) was transferred from his father to his mother’s womb. It falls on the first Friday of Rajab. All that you wish …

April, 2014

  • 30 April

    Authenticity of the Rajab du’a

    Question The following du’a is commonly recited at the beginning of Rajab, Is it authentic? Some people say it’s baseless and should not be read. Allahumma barik lana fi Rajab wa Shaban wa balighna Ramadan.

  • 29 April

    Is there any reward for announcing the commencement of Rajab?

    Question Is this authentic? The month of Rajab is here again, Prophet Muhammad(sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: Whoever is the first person to give another person news about this month the fire is Haram to them