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When is Lailat al Miraj 2023?

Lailat al Miraj 2023 is on Saturday 18th Feb, 2023 (18/02/2023) in 80 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 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).

Dates for Lailat al Miraj from 2015 to 2030

The next occurrence of Lailat al Miraj is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Lailat al Miraj 2030SaturdayNov 23rd in 2915 days
Lailat al Miraj 2029MondayDec 3rd in 2560 days
Lailat al Miraj 2028ThursdayDec 14th in 2206 days
Lailat al Miraj 2027SaturdayDec 25th in 1851 days
Lailat al Miraj 2027TuesdayJan 5th in 1497 days
Lailat al Miraj 2026FridayJan 16th in 1143 days
Lailat al Miraj 2025MondayJan 27th in 789 days
Lailat al Miraj 2024ThursdayFeb 8th in 435 days
Lailat al Miraj 2023SaturdayFeb 18th in 80 days
Lailat al Miraj 2022MondayFeb 28th 274 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2021ThursdayMar 11th 628 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2020SundayMar 22nd 982 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2019WednesdayApr 3rd 1336 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2018FridayApr 13th 1691 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2017MondayApr 24th 2045 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2016WednesdayMay 4th 2400 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2015SaturdayMay 16th 2754 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateFeb 18, 2023
When? Starts in 80 days
Duration1 Day
Type Muslim Holidays

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