Isra and Mi’raj | Naming the Days


Isra (night time journey) and Mi’raj (ladder or ascension) is noticed on the 27th day of Rajab, the seventh month of the Islamic calendar. Isra and Mi’raj commemorate the bodily and non secular journey taken by the Prophet Muhammad on one night time round 621 CE. Isra refers back to the journey during which the angel Gabriel took the Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Jerusalem, the place he prayed with the previous prophets, together with Moses, Jesus, and Abraham. Mir’aj refers back to the Prophet Muhammad’s ascension by the seven heavenly realms and coming into the presence of Allah. It was then that Allah issued the commandment for the day by day prayers. Muhammad returned to Mecca the identical night time. This journey is commonly celebrated by Muslims all through the world with prayers in the course of the night time.

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Reflections on Isra’ (Night time Journey) and Mi’raj (Ascension)
Habib Umar bin Hafiz’s reflections on talks by Habib ‘Abd al-Qadir al-Saqqaf as regards to the Isra’ and Mi’raj.

Non secular Follow

As with all Islamic holy days, this vacation is a time to observe charity, devotion, forgiveness, gratitude, and repair. Providing supererogatory worship (further prayers) in the course of the night time is extremely really helpful, as is fasting on the twenty seventh day of Rajab.

Salawat with Allah’s Lovely Names: Ya Batin (the Hidden One)
A prayer taken from Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz’s assortment of prayers utilizing Allah’s lovely names.

Prayer of Gabriel
A supplication the angel Gabriel taught Prophet Muhammad in the course of the night time journey to defeat evil.


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