When is Lailat al Miraj 2023?

Lailat al Miraj 2023 is on Saturday 18th Feb, 2023 (18/02/2023) in 1366 days

Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Lailat al Miraj 2023 will be observed on the sunset of Friday 17th Feb, 2023.

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 1720 days
Lailat al Miraj 2023SaturdayFeb 18th in 1366 days
Lailat al Miraj 2022TuesdayMar 1st in 1012 days
Lailat al Miraj 2021ThursdayMar 11th in 657 days
Lailat al Miraj 2020SundayMar 22nd in 303 days
Lailat al Miraj 2019WednesdayApr 3rd 50 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2018SaturdayApr 14th 404 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2017MondayApr 24th 759 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2016TuesdayMay 3rd 1115 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2015FridayMay 15th 1469 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateFeb 18, 2023
When? Starts in 1366 days
Duration1 Day
Type Muslim Holidays

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