"to respect". Another one of the sacred months in
which fighting was forbidden prior to Islam. This
was one of the most respected months for the Arabs.
It is also called Rajab al Fard. Fard means alone;
because the other three sacred months come one after
another, except this month. It comes alone not like
the other 3 consecutive sacred months.
1. The Holy
ascended to Heaven on the 27th of Rajab on either
Sunday or Monday (Mi'raaj).
2. Hadhrat Bilal Ibn Haritha (R.A) brought a
congregation of four hundred men named Banu Muzeena
in the presence of the Holy Prophet .
They all embraced Islam and became followers of the
in the year 5 A.H
3. The battle of Tabook took place in the year 9
A.H. This was the last battle in which the Holy
4. The second Oath of Aqabah took place in Rajab, 12
Imam Abu Hanifa (R.A) passed away on the 15th of
Rajab 150 A.H.
Imam Shafi'ee (R.A) passed away on the 14th
Rajab 204 A.H.
Imam Muslim (R.A) passed away on the 24th of
Rajab 261 A.H.
Imam Nawawee (R.A) passed away on the 14th of
Rajab 677 A.H.