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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
Isra Mi'raj Nabi MuhammadIndonesian
Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadEnglish
Isra' Mi'raj (Himmelfahrt Mohammeds)German

Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad 2014

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.
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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.

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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
FriFeb 231990Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
TueFeb 121991Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
SatFeb 11992Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
ThuJan 211993Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
MonJan 101994Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
FriDec 301994Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
WedDec 201995Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
SunDec 81996Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
FriNov 281997Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
TueNov 171998Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
SatNov 61999Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
ThuOct 262000Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
MonOct 152001Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
FriOct 42002Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
WedSep 242003Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
SunSep 122004Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
ThuSep 12005Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
TueAug 222006Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
SatAug 112007Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
ThuJul 312008Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
MonJul 202009Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday 
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 

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