With the coming of Sha`ban, every true Muslim feels that time is running out and the blessed month of Ramadan is approaching. Also, many juristic issues arise, among which:
- Are there any authentic hadiths on the virtues of Sha`ban?
- Are there any special deeds of worship recommended in Sha`ban?
- Is fasting recommended in Sha`ban?
- How to make use of Sha`ban to prepare for Ramadan?
|Celebrating the 15th Night of Sha`ban|
|There is no objection to audibly recite surat Ya-Sin three times after the Maghrib Prayer in congregation because this is considered part of commemorating this night. As for the making dhikr (remembrance of Allah), the matter is...|
|More People Die in Sha`ban?|
|What is mentioned in some reports is that the names of those for whom death has been decreed in the coming year are all revealed to the Angel of Death in the month of Sha`ban, and that he is told of their names in...|
|Fasting the Whole Month of Sha`ban|
|It is mustahabb (preferable) to fast a great deal in the month of Sha`ban. It was narrated that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) used to fast the whole of Sha`ban...|
|Practical Tips in Preparation for Ramadan|
|Ramadan is an event that occurs in the life of the faithful, as individuals and as an Ummah, once a year. It is intended by Allah to help us to recharge our spiritual batteries and thus prepare us for the great mission of...|
|- Fasting and Extra Worship on the 15th of Sha`ban|
|- Sha`ban Fasting: Any Specific Days?|
|- Optional or Makeup Fasts in Sha`ban|
|- Fasting the Last Five Days of Sha`ban|
|- Can I Keep Fasting in Rajab and Sha`ban Till Ramadan?|
|- Which Moon Sighting to Follow: Makkah or North America?|
|- Practical Tips in Preparation for Ramadan|
|- Fasting in the Second Half of Sha`ban|
|- How to Welcome the Month of Fasting|
|- Fasting the Day of Doubt: Wisdom & Ruling|
|- How Do Muslims Welcome Ramadan?|
|- Virtue of Fasting in Rajab and Sha`ban|