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Merits of Rajab (& Dua for First Night of Rajab)

June 3, 2011 by


Merits of Rajab (& Dua for First Night of Rajab) By the bounty of Allah we will soon be entering 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 Islamic Month of Dhu’l Hijjah – Mufti Taqi Usmani

November 6, 2010 by


Zulhijjah: Eidul-Adha, Hajj, Sacrifice, etc. By Mufti Taqi Usmani Topics – First Ten Days – The 9th day of Zulhijjah – The Fast of Youmul ‘Arafah – Takbir-ut-tashriq – On the Eid day – How to Perform Eid Prayers (Hanafi School) – Khutbah: The Address of Eidul-Adha – Sacrifice or Qurbani: Philosophy and Rules – The Time of Qurbani – Who is Required to Perform Qurbani? – No Alternate for Qurbani – The […]

About the Islamic Month of Thul Qi’dah – Mufti Taqi Usmani

October 9, 2010 by


The sacred month of Dhul Qid’ah is likely to begin this Saturday October 9th (Source: Crescent Watch) . The following post explains the significance of the month and also rebuts a common superstition regarding it. The Month of Dhul Qi’dah By Mufti Taqi Usmani “This is the eleventh month of the Islamic lunar calendar. It […]