Important Information About the Month of Safar ul Muzaffar

What does Islam say about taking something as unlucky or inauspicious? What do the Holy? Quran and Hadith say about them month of Safar, which many people believe is unlucky
Islam is a religion of truth and veracity. It has illuminated the whole world with the radiance of monotheism and Prophet Hood and has ended all kinds of fallacious and polytheistic customs and rituals.
One among the fallacious beliefs of the days of ignorance (the pre-Islamic) days was that people believed that the month of Safar (the 2nd month in the Islamic calendar) was unlucky. They actually believed that because of the coming of this month, they would be entangled in difficulties and their finances and livelihoods would be affected as well. They held the belief that because of this month, they would get diseases and that nothing new should be started in this month. More
Good and evil, and the will of Allah
In reality, Almighty Allah is the One who grants all good. He is the One who endows comfort and solace. He is the One who grants success to one and all. He grants comfort and He showers mercy. Along with all this, the Lord Almighty also tests His slaves. Sometimes He tests them with His bounties and sometimes. More
The blind beliefs of the nation of Thamud
The Holy Quran mentions the blind beliefs of the nation of Thamud that out of fear of hunger and thirst they rejected the bounty of Almighty Allah. That dromedary that had been sent to them as a sign of Allah’s power, they slaughtered that dromedary, kept on disobeying Almighty Allah and because of this, they were punished. They were not prepared to let Hazrat  Saleh (May peace be upon him) and his followers to even stay with them. They told him that we consider you and your followers as inauspicious that this difficulty has come on us because of you. More
Prohibition of taking an ill omen from something
As far as taking an ill omen is considered, the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon Him) has declared this very belief as wrong and negated it in the following words: Translation: It is narrated on the authority of Hazrat  ‘Abdullah bin Mas’ud (May Allah be well pleased with him) that the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon Him) said: Taking an ill omen is similar to polytheism. He repeated this thrice. (Jame’ Tirmidhi, Hadith No. 1712; Sunan Abu Dawood, Hadith No. 3912) More

The month of Safar is not unlucky

There is a Hadith in Sahih Bukhari:
Translation: No disease comes on its own, taking something as ill omen is prohibited and there is no inauspiciousness in owl or in the month of Safar. (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith No. 5380) More

Safar – Month of success and victories

This month of Safar has proven to be a month of extraordinary success and victories for Muslims and Islam. This was the month, which had the Conquest of Makkah concealed in it. In a way, the Hijrah in Safar became the reason of propagation of Islam. That is why, normally Safar is referred to as “Safar-e-Muzaffar,” Lit. Safar, the one of victory. More

Dua to recite in the month of Safar

There is a Hadith in Zujajatul Masabeeh on the authority of Sunan Abu Dawood:
Translation of Hadith: It has been narrated on the authority of Hazrat  ‘Urwa Bin A’amir (May Allah be well pleased with him), he said that unluckiness, ill-omen, etc. was mentioned before the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon Him). He (Peace be upon Him) said: Good omen is good, unluckiness, ill omen, etc. do not become an obstacle in the work of any Muslim. Thus, if any one of you sees anything which he (or she) does not like, recite:
Transliteration: Allahumma La Yaatee Bil Hasanaati Illa Anta, Wa La Yadfa’auss Sayyiaati Illa Anta, Wa La Haula Wa La Quwwata Illa Billah. More


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