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Isra and Mi'raj in Brunei

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.

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'rajPublic Holiday
WedJun 292011Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
SunJun 172012Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
ThuJun 62013Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
TueMay 272014Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
SatMay 162015Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
ThuMay 52016Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
MonApr 242017Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
FriApr 132018Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
WedApr 32019Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
SunMar 222020Isra and Mi'rajPublic 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.

Isra and Mi'raj 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

Isra and Mi'raj 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019


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