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What to do in Rajab & Sha’ban

By: Source: With the sighting of the crescent of Rajab, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) would anticipate and begin preparations for the month of Ramadhan. This is two months in advance! People “live to see” various accomplishments in their lives, but a Believer “lives for” and yearns to witness sacred days like these. Rajab Du’a Sayyiduna Anas Ibn Malik (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) would recite the following supplication when the Month of Rajab would commence: اَللّٰهُمَّ بَارِكْ لَناَ فِيْ رَجَبٍ وَشَعْبانَ وَبَلّغْنَا رَمَضَانْ Allahumma baarik lanaa fee Rajaba wa Sha’bana wa balligh-naa Ramadhan...

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The merits of Rajab

  By: Allahcentric Source: Allahcentric By the bounty of Allah we have just entered the blessed month of Rajab. Rajab is one of the four sacred months. It stands alone, unlike the other three which come together. The Prophet (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) said: “Rajab is the month of Allah, Sha`bān is my month, and Ramadan is the month of my Ummah.”[1] The fact that it is the month of Allah means that it is worthy of veneration, and the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) himself would venerate it. When the month entered he would seek its blessings, saying: “O Allah bless us in Rajab and Sha`bān and enable us to reach Ramadan!”[2] Rajab is the key to the...

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Who are the Ash’aris?

By: Shaykh Muhammad ‘Alawi Maliki Source: MV Editor’s Note: In our times when extremism is taking innocent Muslim and non-Muslim lives we can no longer afford to ignore the details of Sunni creed and what is means to be Sunni. ISIS, with their ability to attract Muslim youths and converts who know little about Sunni Creed and Law, can be seen as a sign from Allah that more of us should start taking the details of our Religion more seriously and not resort to the kind of denial that is expressed when people say things like “I am just a Muslim.” as if there are no sects or reasons for sects. Well there are sects and some of them, like those behind groups...

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