When is Lailat al Miraj 2026?

Lailat al Miraj 2026 is on Friday 16th Jan, 2026 (16/01/2026) in 964 days

Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Lailat al Miraj 2026 will be observed on the sunset of Thursday 15th Jan, 2026.

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 2736 days
Lailat al Miraj 2029MondayDec 3rd in 2381 days
Lailat al Miraj 2028ThursdayDec 14th in 2027 days
Lailat al Miraj 2027SaturdayDec 25th in 1672 days
Lailat al Miraj 2027TuesdayJan 5th in 1318 days
Lailat al Miraj 2026FridayJan 16th in 964 days
Lailat al Miraj 2025MondayJan 27th in 610 days
Lailat al Miraj 2024ThursdayFeb 8th in 256 days
Lailat al Miraj 2023SaturdayFeb 18th 98 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2022MondayFeb 28th 453 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2021ThursdayMar 11th 807 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2020SundayMar 22nd 1161 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2019WednesdayApr 3rd 1515 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2018FridayApr 13th 1870 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2017MondayApr 24th 2224 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2016WednesdayMay 4th 2579 days ago
Lailat al Miraj 2015SaturdayMay 16th 2933 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateJan 16, 2026
When? Starts in 964 days
Duration1 Day
Type Muslim Holidays

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