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Isra and Miraj in Kuwait

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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About Isra and Miraj

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Isra and Miraj Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedJun 292011Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
SunJun 172012Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
ThuJun 62013Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
ThuMay 292014Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
SatMay 162015Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
ThuMay 52016Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
ThuApr 272017Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
FriApr 132018Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
WedApr 32019Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
SunMar 222020Isra and MirajOfficial 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 Miraj 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

Isra and Miraj 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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