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Shab-e-Meraj in Bangladesh

Quick Facts

Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.

Local names

NameLanguage
শবে মেরাজBengali
Shab e-MerajBengali (latin)
Shab-e-MerajEnglish
Shab e-MerajGerman

Shab-e-Meraj 2014

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Shab-e-Meraj 2015

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Note: This day is an optional public holiday for the religious communities in Bangladesh.
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Isra and Mi'raj, also known as Al Isra' wal Miraj, is observed on the 27th day of the month of Rajab, the seventh month in the Islamic calendar. This event marks the night that Allah (God) took Mohammad (also known as Mohamed or Muhammed) on a journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and then to heaven.

Jerusalem

The Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, pictured above.

©iStockphoto.com/Claudia Dewald

About Shab-e-Meraj

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Shab-e-Meraj Observances

Note: This day is an optional public holiday for the religious communities in Bangladesh.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
ThuSep 12005Shab-e-MerajOptional Holiday
TueAug 222006Shab-e-MerajOptional Holiday
SatAug 112007Shab-e-MerajOptional Holiday
ThuJul 312008Shab-e-MerajOptional Holiday
MonJul 202009Shab-e-MerajOptional Holiday
FriJul 92010Shab-e-MerajOptional Holiday
WedJun 292011Shab-e-MerajOptional Holiday
SunJun 172012Shab-e-MerajOptional Holiday
ThuJun 62013Shab-e-MerajOptional Holiday
TueMay 272014Shab-e-MerajOptional Holiday
SatMay 162015Shab-e-MerajOptional Holiday

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