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Authenticity Of ‘Rajab is ALLAH’s Month’ – Hadith

Authenticity of Rajab is Allah’s month narration

Question

Is the following narration “Rajab is Allah’s month, Shaʿbān is my month, and Ramaḍān is my nation’s month” authentic as it is commonly circulated?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

Answer

Imam Aḥmad ibn Ḥanbal (d. 241/855) categorised this narration as munkar (unknown)[1] and subsequently ḥadīth experts have regarded this narration as fabricated.[2]

Allah knows best

Yusuf Shabbir

3 Rajab 1437 / 11 April 2016

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Footnotes

[1] Shuʿab al-Īmān (3532).

[2] Al-Mawḍūʿāt (p. 72); al-Laʾālī al-Maṣnūʿah (2: 47, 2: 96); Tanzīh al-Sharīʿah (2: 90, 2: 151); Tadhkirah al-Mawḍūʿāt (p. 116); al-Āthār al-Marfūʿah (p. 62); Mawāhib al-Jalīl (2: 409). Also see Fayḍ al-Qadīr (4: 18); al-Firdaws (2: 275); Tārīkh Dimashq (72: 155).

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