Posts

The Three Blessed Months

SHAFAQNA- The Month of Rajab Merits of Rajab Many traditions reported from the Ahl al-Bayt (‘a) demonstrate the excellence and merits of the month of Rajab.1 In his books, al-Majalis and Thawab al-A’mal, Shaykh al-Saduq has reported…

I’tekaf – the gem of worship that you may not know about

SHAFAQNA - “…And We imposed a duty upon Abraham and Ismael, (saying): Purify My house for those who perform Tawaf (Ta’ifeen) and those who are staying [there] (A’kifeen) for worship and those who bow and prostrate [in prayer].” (The…

Dua's for the Month of Rajab

,
SHAFAQNA- بِسْمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحْمٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful يَا مَنْ أَرْجُوهُ لِكُلِّ خَيْرٍ، ya man arjuhu…

Where Are The Rajabiyyoon?

,
SHAFAQNA - In a tradition from Imam Sadiq (as), it reads that on Judgement Day, a call from within the throne of Allah (swt) will cry out: “Where are the Rajabiyoon?!” – calling upon those who observed the sanctity of this month. The…

The Gift of Rajab

SHAFAQNA - It’s that busy time of year again. With all the end-of-year assignments, summer courses, and work in general, busyness is a tempting excuse to just do our daily obligations. Of course, Allah loves us too much to let us fall behind…

Eid al-Mab'ath: The Greatest Ever Day

SHAFAQNA- What is the significance of Mab’ath that we religiously celebrate each year on Rajab 27? Is the day a mere commemoration of the descent of Archangel Gabriel on Mount Noor, Cave Hera with the first few verses of the Holy Qur’an,…

The Reasons for Imam Musa al-Kazim’s (as) Martyrdom

,
SHAFAQNA-“You are the main means of approach and the right way, you are the martyrs in this mortal world and the Day of Judgement will make equal what was unequal before.”1 All of the infallible Imams, except for the…
Rajab

The holy month of Rajab

,
SHAFAQNA - The holy month of Rajab marks the beginning of the spiritual season of every believer ending with the end of the fasting month of Ramadan with the Eid Al Fitr. These three months are unmatched in their importance. Praise be to the…