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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. In the table below, you will find when Isra and Mi'raj is official marked and celebrated in South Africa over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.
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|Year||Day of the Week||Date||Name|
||Friday||July 9||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Wednesday||June 29||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Sunday||June 17||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Thursday||June 6||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Tuesday||May 27||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Saturday||May 16||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Thursday||May 5||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Monday||April 24||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Friday||April 13||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Wednesday||April 3||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Sunday||March 22||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Thursday||March 11||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Tuesday||March 1||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Saturday||February 18||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Wednesday||February 7||Isra and Mi'raj|
||Monday||January 27||Isra and Mi'raj|
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