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Islamic months

Fasting in Rajab is a good sunnah or innovation?

Question:
Fasting in the month of Radjab is a good sunnah or innovation?
 
Answer:
• Rajab is the month of mercy and forgiveness. Being one of the months preceding Ramadan, Rajab is the preparation for this period, and Muslims should be engaged in spiritual purification and fast.
 
قال الإمام النووي في كتابه "شرح صحيح مسلم":
 
As for the fasting in the month of Rajab, Imam al-Nawawi in his book Sharh Sahih al-Muslim writes:
 

Zhul Hijjah: Eidul-Adha, Hajj & Sacrifice

By Sh. Mufti Taqi Usmani Sb. / 29 Apr 2013

Zhulhijjah is the last month of the Islamic calendar. Literally, it means "hajj." Obviously, this name of the month indicates that the great annual worship of "hajj" is performed in this month, which gives it special significance. Some specific merits and rules relevant to this month are mentioned below:

 
 

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