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The Month of ZULHIJJAH

The Month of ZULHIJJAH

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
The month of Zulhijjah is the last month of the Is¬lamic calender. Literally it means “the month of Hajj.” Obviously this name of the month indicates that the great annual worship of “hajj” is performed in this month, for this reason it has a peculiar significance as compared to […]

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The Month of ZULQA’DAH

The Month of ZULQA’DAH

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
This is the eleventh month of the Islamic lunar ca¬lender. It is the first of the four sanctified months (al-ashhur-al-hurum) in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet . It is also one of the months of Hajj as explained in the discussion about Shawwal.
However, […]

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The Month of Rabi’ al-Awwal

The Month of Rabi’ al-Awwal

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
The Month of Rabi’ al-Awwal & the Sunna of the Noble Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him)
A thought-provoking discourse of Hazrat Maulana Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani Saheb دامت برکاتہم delivered on Friday, 7th Rabia’ul Awwal 1437 AH/ 18 th December 2015, at Masjid Baitul Mukarram, Karachi; and […]

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The Month of RAMADAN

The Month of RAMADAN

The ninth month of the Islamic calendar is called “Ramadan” and it is the most meritorious month of the whole year. Since there are many specific rules peculiar to this, month, we would like to deal with its characteristics in a rather detailed manner under different sections.
THE PHILOSOPHY OF RAMADAN
The Holy Qur’an […]

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The Month of Rajab (Part 2)

The Month of Rajab (Part 2)

(4) Some people suggest some special modes of worship to be performed in this night. Since no special mode of worship is prescribed by the Shari’ah in this night, these suggestions are devoid of any authority and should not be acted upon.
It is believed by some that […]

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The Month of RAJAB (Part 1)

The Month of RAJAB (Part 1)

Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sa¬cred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum) in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet صلي الله عليه وسلم . It is also deemed to be a prelude to the month […]

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The Month of RABI-UL-THANI

The Month of RABI-UL-THANI

This month is also called “Rabi’ul-‘akhir”. No spe¬cific function or worship has been prescribed by the Shari’ah in this month. However, some people take the llth of this month as the anniversary of Shaikh Abdulqadir al-Jilani رحمة الله عليه , the great sufi and one of the most pious persons of our […]

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The Month of RABE-UL-AWWAL

The Month of RABE-UL-AWWAL

The month of Rabi’ul-Awwal is the most signifi¬cant month in the Islamic history, because humanity has been blessed in this month by the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad . Before the birth of the Holy Prophet  , not only the Arabian peninsula, but also the so-called civilized nations of Rome […]

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The Month of RABI ‘UL-AWWAL

The Month of RABI ‘UL-AWWAL

The Month of RABI ‘UL-AWWAL
The month of Rabi’ul-Awwal is the most signifi¬cant month in the Islamic history, because humanity has been blessed in this month by the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad . Before the birth of the Holy Prophet  , not only the Arabian peninsula, but also the […]

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The month of Sha’ban

The month of Sha’ban

The month of Sha`ban is one of the meritorious months for which we find some peculiar instructions in the sunnah of the Holy Prophet. It is reported in the authentic ahadith that the Holy Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلّم used to fast most of the month in Sha‘ban. These fasts were not […]

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The Month of SHAWWAL

The Month of SHAWWAL

Shawwal is the tenth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. It comes immediately after Ramadan and has some specific rules attached to it. These are summarized hereunder:
Beginning of the Ashur-al-Hajj
Shawwal is the first of the three months named as “Ashhur al-hajj” (i.e. the months of hajj). Although the major acts of […]

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The Month of SAFAR

The Month of SAFAR

“Safar” is the second month in the Islamic calendar. No specific mode of worship or other special rules are set by the Shari’ah to observe this month.
Some people believe that this month is an unlucky month, therefore, they avoid to hold marriage ceremo¬nies or any other happy gatherings in this month. This […]

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THE MONTH OF MUHARRAM

The Month of MuharramMuharram is the month with which the Muslims begin their lunar Hijrah Calendar. It is one of the four sanctified months about which the Holy Qur’an says:ان عدة الشهور عند الله اثنا عشر شهرا في كتاب الله يوم خلق السموات والأرض منها اربعة حرم’The number of the months according to Allah is […]

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