Fasting (Sawm) during Rajab and Sha‘ban

Question: I know people who always perform Sawm (Fast) for the whole months of Rajab and Sha‘baan until Ramadaan without break. Is there any Hadeeth regarding this practice? If there is any, kindly provide the text?

Answer: It is not authentically reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) or any of the Sahaabah (Companions of the Prophet, may Allaah be pleased with them) used to fast the entire month of Rajab or Sha‘baan… read more here.

Observing Sawm on certain days in Rajab

Question: There are days on which we voluntarily observe Sawm (Fast) during Rajab. Should these days be in the beginning, middle, or end of the month?

Answer: No specific Ahaadeeth were authentically reported about the merit of Sawm in Rajab, except that which was related by Al-Nasaa’ee and Aboo Daawood, and ranked as Saheeh (authentic) by Ibn Khuzaymah, on the authority of Usaamah who said… read more here.

Hunting during Ramadaan and the Sacred Months

Question 15: This question is about hunting during Ramadaan, Dul-Qa‘dah, Dul-Hijjah and Muharram. Some people say that it is Haraam (prohibited) to hunt land game, such as birds and rabbits, during these months. I have already hunted during these four Sacred Inviolable Months. Please advise, may Allaah reward you with the best!

Answer: There is nothing wrong in hunting land games during Rajab, Dhul-Qa‘dah, Dhul-Hijjah, and Muharram, because although they are Sacred Inviolable Months, the prohibition of hunting land game during them has been abrogated. Furthermore, Ramadaan is not a Sacred Inviolable Month... read more here.

Visiting graves on certain days of the year (first and last day of Rajab)

Question 1: Some people are accustomed to visiting graves on the first and last day of Rajab. Is this permissible?

Answer: It is not permissible to single out a certain day of the year like Friday or the first day of Rajab or any other day for visiting graves as there is no evidence to support this… read more here.