A large number of Muslims wonder Is the month of Shaban one of the sacred months?This coincides with the start of the month of Shaban today, Sunday, February 11, the blessed month in which good deeds abound, and therefore the Egyptian Fatwa House answered this question.
Is the month of Shaban one of the sacred months?
received Egyptian Fatwa House To the question: Is the month of Shaban one of the sacred months? Saying: The sacred months are the ones referred to in the Holy Qur’an in the Almighty’s saying: “Indeed, the number of months with God is twelve months in the Book of God on the day He created the heavens and the earth. Four of them were sacred. That is the noble religion. So do not wrong yourselves therein, and fight the polytheists all together, just as they fight you all together, and know that God With the righteous.. [التوبة: 36]. They are: “Rajab, Dhul-Qa’dah, Dhul-Hijjah, and Muharram.”
The sacred months
He mentioned on the authority of our master, the Messenger of God, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him, on the authority of Abu Bakra, may God be pleased with him, on the authority of the Prophet, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him and his family, who said: “Time has turned back to its form on the day God created the heavens and the earth.” Dh, the year has twelve months, of which four are sacred, three successive: Dhu Al-Qa’dah, Dhul-Hijjah, Muharram, and Rajab Mudar, which is between Jumada and Sha’ban.” Narrated by Al-Bukhari.
What are the sacred months
– The city of Rajab.. The word Rajab means “the great thing,” and the word Rajab comes from Rajoub, meaning greatness, and this month was called Mudar, because the Mudar tribe did not change it, but rather expected it at its appointed time, unlike the rest of the Arabs, who used to change and change the months according to their state of war.
– The month of Dhul-Qi’dah.. It was given this name because the Arabs were famous for abstaining from fighting and traveling during it, and it is the 11th month of the Hijri year.
– The month of Dhu al-Hijjah.. It was given this name, because the Arabs recognized the Hajj during it, which is the 12th month of the Hijri year, and the second month of the sacred months.
– Muharram city.. It was given this name because the Arabs prohibited fighting there before Islam, and it is the first month of the Hijri year.
The virtue of the month of Shaban
It is noteworthy that the Islamic Research Academy said that the wisdom of God Almighty required that He make for His servants seasons of goodness in which reward will be abundant, out of mercy for His servants, and since the month of Ramadan is the month of blessings and blessings, it was The month of Shaaban The best introduction to it. Fasting in Sha`ban was like the Sunnah of the Sunnah in the obligatory prayer, as it prepares the soul and activates it to perform the obligatory prayer. Therefore, the Prophet, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him, used to fast a lot during it.
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