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Dua for the month of Rajab

The following du`a is recommended after the daily obligatory prayers. The du`a, according to Shaykh Abbas Qummi in MafateeHul Jinaan has been taught by Imam Ja`far as-Sadiq (A).

Rajab – The Month of Allah

The Holy Prophet (SAW) has said

“Rajab is the month of Allah, Sha’ban is my month and Ramadhan is the month of my followers. Whoever keeps one fast during Rajab becomes entitled to the great pleasure of Allah, the wrath of Allah remains at bay from him and a gate of hell is closed for him.”

Shahadat of Imam Ali an-Naqi (AS) 3rd Rajab

3rd of Rajab 1437AH is the Shahadat Anniversary of our 10th Holy Imam, Imam Ali An Naqi, Al Hadi, born in the year 212AH and attained Shahadat in the year 254AH. On this occasion of sadness & grief in the house of Prophet Muhammad(saww), we extend our condolences to the Prophet(pbuh), Imam-e-Zamana(as), the Ahl-e-Bait(as) and to all the Mu’mineen and Mu’minaat.

Wiladat of Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (AS) 1st Rajab

The blessed Imam was born on 1stRajab 57AH in Madina. His mother was Fatima, the daughter of Imam al-Hasan (A) and his father was Imam Ali bin Husain, Zain al-Abidin (A). He was unique amongst the Imams (A) in that both his paternal and maternal grandfathers were also Imams (A). He was present in Kerbala – he was only 4 years old, but remembered the events clearly. The insignia of his ring was “Al Izzatu Lillah” – All greatness/honour belongs to God.

Hilal Statement – RAJAB 1439AH

The next new moon occurs on Saturday, 17th March, 2018, at 13:11 GMT. On this day it will not be seen anywhere in the world.

On Sunday, 18th March, 2018, it can easily be seen with the unaided eye in the UK, Africa and the Americas.

For the Muqallideen of Ayatullah ul Uzama Syed Sistani (May Allah Protect him) expect 1st Rajab, 1439AH, to be on Monday, 19th March, 2018.

Wiladat Anniversary of Sayyeda Fatima Zahra A.S 20th Jamaadi ul Thani

Ibn ˋAbbas narrates from the Prophet (S) that he stated:

“My daughter Fatima is the foremost of all the women of the world, past and future. She is a portion of me, the light of my eyes, the fruit of my heart and a spirit that resides in my body… Be witness that that I have granted her followers amnesty from the fire of hell.”

Shahadat of Sayyadah Fatima (AS) 3rd Jamaadi al Thaani

On 3rd of the month of Jamad al Thani Hazrat Fatima (sa) died. This was about 90 days after the death of her Holy father. Asma binte Umais in the same house to help her household work tells the story of her death in a very moving manner. When the day arrived she prepared food for her children, then she told Asma that she was going to her prayer room.

Hilal Statement – Jamaadi al Thaani, 1439AH

The next new moon occurs on Thursday, 15th February, 2018, at 21:05 GMT.

On Friday, 16th February, 2018, it can easily be seen with the unaided eye in parts of Central America. On Saturday, 17th February, 2018, it can easily be seen with the unaided eye in the rest of the world.

For the Muqallideen of Ayatullah ul Uzama Syed Sistani (May Allah Protect him) expect 1st Jamadi al Thaani, 1439AH, to be on Sunday, 18th February, 2018.

Wiladat Anniversary of Sayyeda Zainab A.S 5th Jamaadi al Ula

Sayyeda Zainab(a.s), the daughter of Imam Ali (a.s) and Sayyeda Fatima (a.s.), was an exemplary Woman of great ability, intelligence, knowledge , insight, courage and perseverance. She was born in the Prophet’s (SAWW) family, the most outstanding figure in human history. The Prophet’s wife Sayyeda Khadija (a.s.) was her maternal grandmother, and her paternal grandmother was Fatima (a.s.), the daughter of Assad, who mothered and nursed the Prophet (SAWW).