Al-Israa’ and Al-Mi`raj

The Prophet (Pbuh) suffered very much in his efforts to guide his people to their happiness in this world and in the hereafter.

Muslims remember during the month of Rajab Israa’ and Mi‘raj, the miraculous Night Journey and Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad

Al-Israa’ and Al-Mi`raj were two journeys that became a turning point in the Prophet's life and in the course of his call in Makkah

Glorified be He Who carried His servant by night from the Inviolable Place of Worship to the Far Distant Place of Worship the neighborhood whereof We have blessed, that We might show him of Our tokens! Lo! He, only He, is the Nearer, the Seer.) (Al-Israa‘ 17:1) On 27 Rajab, Muslims remember Israa’ and Mi`raj,

This journey was a decisive stage of the Prophet's call in Makkah, because there were several cases of people embracing Islam..

Prophet Muhammad started his journey of ascension from Al-Mi`raj Rock. In company with Angel Jibreel, he reached the seventh heaven within seconds

Al-Aqsa Mosque was the first of the two qiblahs, and is one of the three mosques to which people may travel for the purpose of worship

Historians refer to the year of Al-israa' and Al-Mi'raj as the Year of Grief in which the Prophet lost his wife Khadijah.

The Prophet (Pbuh) saw examples of people of Hellfire and different ways of their punishment when he was ascending through the heavens.

The ascension toward civilization will never be a success without the existence of the spiritual and moral aspects in all our actions.

How can any Muslim afford to stand idle while the Ummah faces these tremendous, unprecedented challenges?

Al-Israa’ and Al-Mi`raj was an honoring night journey and a blessed ascension granted to Muhammad (Pbuh) at a critical period for the nascent Islamic da`wah

Surat al-Najm reveals to us the true picture of the incident of the Mi’raj (ascension to the heavens). It describes for us the great miracles that occurred to the Messenger of God during the heavenly journey (May God’s blessing and peace be upon him). God Almighty described this by saying: “He has seen of the