Islamic Months - Merits and Precepts by Mufti Taqi Usmani
Describes religious importance of all Islamic dates, with a chapter devoted to each month. Also separates bid'ah from sunnah regarding calendar based religious observances. Muharram Safar Rabi'ul- Awwal Rabi'ul Thani Jumada Ula Jumada-ul-ukhra Rajab Sha'ban Ramadan Shawwal ZulQ'adah ZulHijjah Mufti Taqi Usmani is one of the leading Islamic scholars living today. Author of more than 40 books, he is an expert in the fields of Islamic law, Economics and Hadith. For the past 35 years, he has been teaching at the Darul-Uloom in Karachi that was established by his father Mufti Muhammad Shafi, the late Grand Mufti of Pakistan. He also holds a degree in law and has sat as Judge at the Shari'ah Appellate Bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He is a consultant to several international Islamic financial institutions and has played a key part in the move toward interest free banking and the establishment of Islamic financial institutions. He is the deputy chairman of the Jeddah based Islamic Fiqh Council of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC).