When is Lailat al Miraj 2019?

Lailat al Miraj 2019 started on Wednesday 3rd Apr, 2019 (03/04/2019) 48 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 2019 will be observed on the sunset of Tuesday 2nd Apr, 2019.

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.

What is Lailat al Miraj?

Lailat al Miraj

The other name of Lailat al Miraj is Shab-e-Miraj. It is night that celebrates the Miraj and Isra of the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W). It is a night on which the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W) went on a journey from Makkah to Al-Haram As-Sharif i.e the temple mount. He (S.A.W.W) was then raised to the sky and the Jannah (Heaven) where He (S.A.W.W) met all the Prophets along the way and then ultimately with ALLAH.

Dates for Lailat al Miraj from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Lailat al Miraj is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Lailat al Miraj 2024WednesdayFeb 7th in 1722 days
Lailat al Miraj 2023SaturdayFeb 18th in 1368 days
Lailat al Miraj 2022TuesdayMar 1st in 1014 days
Lailat al Miraj 2021ThursdayMar 11th in 659 days
Lailat al Miraj 2020SundayMar 22nd in 305 days
Lailat al Miraj 2019WednesdayApr 3rd 48 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2018SaturdayApr 14th 402 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2017MondayApr 24th 757 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2016TuesdayMay 3rd 1113 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2015FridayMay 15th 1467 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateApr 3, 2019
When? Ended 48 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Muslim Holidays

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