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 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension) is official marked and celebrated in United Arab Emirates 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
2010
Friday July 9 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2011
Wednesday June 29 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2012
Sunday June 17 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2013
Thursday June 6 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2014
Monday May 26 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2015
Saturday May 16 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2016
Thursday May 5 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2017
Sunday April 23 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2018
Friday April 13 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2019
Wednesday April 3 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2020
Sunday March 22 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2021
Thursday March 11 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2022
Tuesday March 1 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2023
Saturday February 18 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
2024
Wednesday February 7 Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)

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