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Isra and Mi'raj in Malaysia

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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Isra and Mi'raj Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriJul 92010Isra and Mi'rajCommon Local holidays
WedJun 292011Isra and Mi'rajCommon Local holidays
SunJun 172012Isra and Mi'rajCommon Local holidays
ThuJun 62013Isra and Mi'rajCommon Local holidays
TueMay 272014Isra and Mi'rajCommon Local holidays
SatMay 162015Isra and Mi'rajCommon Local holidays
ThuMay 52016Isra and Mi'rajCommon Local holidays
MonApr 242017Isra and Mi'rajCommon Local holidays
FriApr 132018Isra and Mi'rajCommon Local holidays
WedApr 32019Isra and Mi'rajCommon Local holidays
SunMar 222020Isra and Mi'rajCommon Local holidays

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.

Isra and Mi'raj 2016

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Isra and Mi'raj 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

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