“Safar” is the second month in the Islamic calendar. It is one of “Al-Ashhur-al-hurum” the four sancti­fied months in which battle was prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet e. However, no specific mode of worship or other special rules are set by the Shari’ah to observe this month.

لاَ صَفَرَ 

(To hold) the month of Safar (as unlucky) is nothing. 

Some people believe that this month is an unlucky month, therefore, they avoid to hold marriage ceremo­nies or any other happy gatherings in this month. This belief is totally baseless and it is a part of the su­perstitions rampant in the ignorant of Arabia before the advent of Islam. The Holy Prophet e eradicated all such superstitious beliefs. Specially in the case of the month of Safar, he expressly said,