# Shaban- SHA‘ BAAN-UL-MU’AZZAM- 8th Islamic Month-Maulana Okarvi Academy [Al Aalami]

                                    SHA‘ BAAN-UL-MU’AZZAM    Shabaan                      

is the 8th month of the Islaamic calendar and the month in which the
holy night of  Shab-e-Baraa’at is celebrated.  In Arabic it is called
Laiela tul Baraa’at. “Laiela tul Baraa’at” (Night of freedom from hell)
the fifteenth night of Sha’baan.
There are many Ahadees of the holy
Prophet (Sallal Laahu ‘Alaiehi Wa Sallam) in which he described the
Virtue and Blessings of this month.

The Prophet (Sallal Laahu ‘Alaiehi Wa Sallam)  has said:
   “Rajab is the month of Allaah Ta’aalaa, Sha’baan is my month and
Ramadaan is the month of my Ummah. In Sha’baan sins are forgiven by
Allaah Ta’aalaa and in Ramadaan my people are completely purified from

The Holy Prophet (Sallal Laahu ‘Alaiehi Wa Sallam) used to pray
“O’ Allaah! Bless us abundantly in Rajab and Sha’baan and deliver us safely unto Ramadaan.”