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Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad in Indonesia

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.

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The Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, pictured above.
The Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, pictured above.
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Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad Observances

Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
FriJul 92010Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
WedJun 292011Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
SunJun 172012Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
ThuJun 62013Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
TueMay 272014Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
SatMay 162015Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
FriMay 62016Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
MonApr 242017Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
FriApr 132018Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
WedApr 32019Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
SunMar 222020Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 

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.

Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

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Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.

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