The other name of Lailat al Miraj is Shab-e-Miraj. It is the night where we celebrate the Isra’ and Miraj (the Night Journey and the Ascension) of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) when he traveled from Mecca to Al-Haram As-Sharif (the Temple Mount). He (Peace be upon him) was lifted up to heaven until he reached Paradise where he (peace be upon him) met all the prophets along the way before meeting Allah finally (He saw only the light of Allah).
When is Lailat al Miraj 2016?
Lailat al Miraj 2016 started on Wednesday 4th May, 2016 (04/05/2016) 2585 days ago
Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Lailat al Miraj 2016 will be observed on the sunset of Tuesday 3rd May, 2016.
Lailat al Miraj always falls on the same day according to the Islamic calendar; for it being a lunar calendar. Nonetheless, the day differs on the Gregorian calendar as it is a solar calendar; causing roughly an eleven day difference each year.
The dates of Lailat al Miraj are usually determined by either an actual sighting of the moon with the naked eyes, or through astronomical calculations. Note that dates provided here are based on the dates adopted by the Fiqh Council of North America.
Dates for Lailat al Miraj from 2015 to 2030
The next occurrence of Lailat al Miraj is marked in red
|When is ...?||Weekday||Date||Days away|
|Lailat al Miraj 2030||Saturday||Nov 23rd||in 2730 days|
|Lailat al Miraj 2029||Monday||Dec 3rd||in 2375 days|
|Lailat al Miraj 2028||Thursday||Dec 14th||in 2021 days|
|Lailat al Miraj 2027||Saturday||Dec 25th||in 1666 days|
|Lailat al Miraj 2027||Tuesday||Jan 5th||in 1312 days|
|Lailat al Miraj 2026||Friday||Jan 16th||in 958 days|
|Lailat al Miraj 2025||Monday||Jan 27th||in 604 days|
|Lailat al Miraj 2024||Thursday||Feb 8th||in 250 days|
|Lailat al Miraj 2023||Saturday||Feb 18th||104 days ago|
|Lailat al Miraj 2022||Monday||Feb 28th||459 days ago|
|Lailat al Miraj 2021||Thursday||Mar 11th||813 days ago|
|Lailat al Miraj 2020||Sunday||Mar 22nd||1167 days ago|
|Lailat al Miraj 2019||Wednesday||Apr 3rd||1521 days ago|
|Lailat al Miraj 2018||Friday||Apr 13th||1876 days ago|
|Lailat al Miraj 2017||Monday||Apr 24th||2230 days ago|
|Lailat al Miraj 2016||Wednesday||May 4th||2585 days ago|
|Lailat al Miraj 2015||Saturday||May 16th||2939 days ago|
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