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.
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.
The next occurrence of Lailat al Miraj is marked in red
|When is ...?||Weekday||Date||Days away|
|Lailat al Miraj 2024||Wednesday||Feb 7th||in 1720 days|
|Lailat al Miraj 2023||Saturday||Feb 18th||in 1366 days|
|Lailat al Miraj 2022||Tuesday||Mar 1st||in 1012 days|
|Lailat al Miraj 2021||Thursday||Mar 11th||in 657 days|
|Lailat al Miraj 2020||Sunday||Mar 22nd||in 303 days|
|Lailat al Miraj 2019||Wednesday||Apr 3rd||50 days ago|
|Lailat al Miraj 2018||Saturday||Apr 14th||404 days ago|
|Lailat al Miraj 2017||Monday||Apr 24th||759 days ago|
|Lailat al Miraj 2016||Tuesday||May 3rd||1115 days ago|
|Lailat al Miraj 2015||Friday||May 15th||1469 days ago|
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