Month of Safar: Facts and Fiction


Safar, the 2nd month of the Islamic Calendar, has commenced, alhamdulillaah.

Quoting authentic references, I would like to dispel certain false beliefs and superstitious customs which are unfortunately found prevalent among some sections of Muslim society with regard to the month of Safar. 

Some Muslims believe that this month brings bad luck; it is a month of bad omen, we must not initiate any good work in this month, one must not marry blah, blah…….all stupid, baseless thoughts!!

The month of Safar is like all other months. The Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) condemned what is said about this month. Abu Hurayrah (radhiyallahu Anhu) reported from the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) that: Continue reading