Sha’ban is the eighth month of the Islamic Hijri calendar. Shaban meanings “scatter. This is a very important month in terms of worship. In this regard, Muhammad said: Shaban is my month. In the Shaban Virtues, our deeds are constantly being written down by angels, and Allah is already known for all we do and say. In this regard, Muhammad (S.A.W.W) says specific times (Including the night of 15th Shaban) when our deeds would be raised to Allah to remind us to account ourselves for our actions and focus on our worship.
Shaban Month Importance:
Regarding Shaban month importance Abu Musa al-Ashari says in Ibn e Majah, Allah reappears on the fifteenth night of Sha’ban and bestows blessings on all His creatures Except for the polytheist and the hater. The 3rd Shaban is also significant because it was the birth of Hazrat Hussain (R.A). In the same way, the 15th Shaban has many virtues. The 15th night of Shaban is considered one of the greatest nights of the month. Also 15th Shaban known as Shab e Barat. Fasting on this day is also a lot of importance.
Shaban Fasting Hadith:
Muhammad (S.A.W.W) said that Shaban is the month between Rajab and Ramadan, the virtue of which people are unaware. This is the month in which deeds are presented before Allah. I just like that when my deeds are presented I am in a state of fasting for Shaban. That is why we see that Muhammad (S.A.W.W) used to fast a lot during this month. Imam bin Zayed says that I have not seen Muhammad (S.A.W.W) Shaban Month fasting so much in any month except.
Dua for Shaban:
Shaban is the month of forgiveness. Shaban Dua is Astaghfaar. Muhammad (S.A.W.W) advised companion to seek forgiveness in this month as much as could. Reciting the following Dua for Shaban Month “There is no God save Allah. We do worship “He” alone, making religion pure for Him (only). However, the disbelievers are averse”.
- Shaban is a month of forgiveness.
- Muhammad (S.A.W.W) said: Shaban Is my Month.
- On this 15th night of Shaban remember, mistakes are forgiven only if you get the courage to admit them.
- Shaban is the 2nd month of worship.
- Shaban which the messenger of Allah most liked to fast.
- The month of Shaban is spring of goodness.