The month of Rajab is the seventh month of the Islamic calendar and one of the sacred months as well.
This month is called sacred for two reasons:
Events In The Month Of Rajab:-
1) Al-Isra wa Al Mi'raj
The most important event took place in this month was "Isra (The Night Journey) and Mi'raj" (Ascension to heavens) that the prophet Muhammad with whom mercy and peace had taken during a single night around the year 621 CE.
This event has been described briefly in the holy Qur'an; "Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al-Aqsa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing." (T.M.Q. - 17:1)
2) The Tribe of Muzina Embraced Islam
It was the same holy month, when Hadhrat Bilal Ibn Haritha (R.A) brought a congregation of four hundred men named Banu Muzina in the presence of the Holy Prophet. They all embraced Islam and became followers of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) in the year 5 A.H
3) Battle of Tabuk
The battle of Tabuk took place in Rajab 9 AH. This was the last battle which the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) participated in.
4) The second Oath of Aqabah "Bai't al-Aqabah" took place in Rajab.
5) Al-Quds Was Set Free
It was also in Rajab, of the year 583 AH (1187 CE), that Salah al-Din marched into Jerusalem, liberating it from the clutches of the crusaders who had taken it and ruled it for close to a century.
6) Abolition of the Khilafah (1342 AH/1924 CE)
In the same month "Rajab", the saddest event in Islamic history took place, with the destruction of the Caliphate.
Deaths in Rajab:-
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