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  The Night Of Isra & Miraj: What Is It's Importance To Muslims? - IslamicSydney.com
Isra and Miraj in the Quran and Hadith
Isra refers to the Prophet's journey from his home in Makkah to Masjid Al-Aqsa in Jerusalem and back in one night, something that was considered unthinkable in a time and place where the only means of long-distance transportation was the camel and it took months to make this journey.
Miraj refers to the ascension of the Prophet from this rock to the Upper Heavens and his return to his home in Makkah in the same night.
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 the Message Continues
The Prophet's (pbuh) Miraj is an indispensable strategic instrument for the projection of the Qur'anic guidance in the lands of Christians and Jews.
The Prophet's (pbuh) Isra and Miraj was meant to demonstrate to Jews and to Christians that he, Muhammad (pbuh), was now God's Messenger on earth and had, as a consequence, inherited spiritual authority over the multi-dimensional legacies of previous Prophets.
Our interpretation of Miraj as a religious experience of the transcendental world is reinforced when we examine the time and date when the Prophet's (pbuh) Miraj took place and the position it occupies in the sequence of spiritually important dates which follow it in the Islamic calendar.
www.al-huda.com /Article_5of15.htm   (2896 words)

 Isra and Mi'raj - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Isra and Mi'raj (Arabic: الإسراء والمعراج) refer to two parts of a journey Muhammad took in one night.
It is considered to have happened just over a year before the Hijra, on the 27th of Rajab; this date is celebrated as Lailat al Miraj, a holiday in many parts of the Muslim world.
However, it is known that by 25 years after the conquest the account of the Isra and Mir’aj was generally believed. /wiki/index.php/Isra_and_Miraj   (841 words)

The Isra, the Prophet Muhammad's night journey to the furthermost mosque is mentioned in the Quran.
As an introduction to this book the publishers say 'The Isra and Miraj are of great importance to all Muslims, for this is when Allah commanded the five daily prayers, one of the five pillars of Islam.
After comparing the hadith against the Quran it may be easy to dismiss the Miraj as a figment of someone's vivid imagination but it is this event which has led millions of people to believe that it is the basis of salat, so it needs further investigation.
members.tripod.com /Signs_Magazines/issue11/miraj.htm   (2170 words)

 Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao :: Office of the Regional Governor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Isra' means a night journey of the Prophet from Masjidil Haram (the Sacred Mosque) at Makkah to Masjidil Aqsaa (the Remote Mosque) at Jerusalem.
Miraj means his ascension from Jerusalem to Heaven.
The most significant part of Isra Wal Miraj, according to Hadith was the prayer five times a day, was made obligatory to all Muslims.
www.armm.gov.ph /speeches/isra.php   (449 words)

 H-Net* Islamic Association For Palestine (IAP) Statement Regarding Al-Is
The Israeli forces cut off the water supply and prevented the fire engines from arriving on time to extinguish the fire.
* Some extremist Israelis indicated that the birth of the Red Cow, as it was described in the Bible, in a colony near Haifa, was a Heavenly sign that the rebuilding of the third Temple in Jerusalem has come nearer.
Moreover, the Israeli Archeology Authority is building a rest house (a bar) near the windows of Al-Aqsa Holy Mosque.
www.mail-archive.com /hizb@hizbi.net/msg01447.html   (1257 words)

 Isra' Miraj | febdian.net
Isra’ adalah perjalanan (horizontal) Nabi SAW dari Masjidil Haram di Mekah ke Masjidil Aqsa di Jerussalem.
Sementara Miraj adalah perjalanan (vertikal) Nabi SAW sampai ke Baitul Maqdis, tempat di lapisan “langit” tertinggi sampai batas yang tidak dapat dijangkau oleh ilmu semua makhluk, malaikat, jin, apa lagi manusia.
Contoh lain yang cukup populer, yaitu paradoks anak kembar, ialah seorang pilot kapal ruang angkasa yang mempunyai saudara kembar dibumi, dia berangkat umpamanya pada usia 0 tahun menuju sebuah bintang yang jaraknya dari bumi sejauh 25 tahun cahaya.
www.febdian.net /isra_miraj   (4552 words)

 Miraj: A spiritual or a physical journey??
Usually, the incidence of Miraj is described vividly.
When the incident of Miraj happened, what our prophet needed was a morale boost at the humiliating situation around him.
If you think that this incident of Miraj occurred in vision or in dream, and the journey was spiritual in nature, then you will find very logical answers to all the questions that I posed.
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 Holy deadlock | From Occupied Palestine
The explanation is simple: when it comes to the refugees, there is an absolute Israeli refusal to recognize the right of the 1948 refugees to return to their former property in what is now the State of Israel.
The Palestinian leadership is fully aware of this and understands that in order to deal with the problem, it will have to persuade the refugee families to seek arrangements involving rehabilitation and financial compensation.
From their point of view, all the Israeli activity in connection with the Temple Mount is intended to make possible a Jewish takeover of Al-Aqsa similar to the Jewish control of the mosque in the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron, which has become an Israeli military facility and, effectively, a Jewish synagogue.
www.fromoccupiedpalestine.org /node/213   (1325 words)

 Al-Isra, The Night Journey" With PROOF From Christian Sources.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
The Ayaah 17:1 is self-evidence of Isra (night journey) that it took place in body and soul (both) i.e.
The word Isra أَسْرَى in the Ayaah 17:1 itself denotes to a night journey.
Isra was not in a state of dream or vision as sometime incorrectly perceived.
www.islam-is-the-only-solution.com /isra.htm   (3618 words)

 Isra and Miraj in Muslim Religious Poetry
The most well-known of these is Sayyid us-shu‘ara (the leader of all the religious poets), Imam al-Busiri who writes about the Isra’ and Mi‘raj in the seventh fasl (part) of his Qasida al-Burda (The Poem of the Prophet’s Mantle).
Imam ‘Ali bin Muhammad al-Habshi composed a biography of the Prophet (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa Sallam) in poetic prose titled Simtud Durar (A Necklace of Pearls) with the birth of the Prophet as its main theme.
To repeat, poems that are exclusively on the subject of Isra’ and Mi‘raj are called Mi‘rajiyya.
www.madrasahidaya.net /IsraAndMiraj6.html   (1047 words)

 Jay adalah Yulian - Isra Miraj
Muslim mengenal Isra Miraj (الإسراء والمعراج) sebagai peristiwa Nabi Muhammad SAW melakukan perjalanan malam dari Mekkah ke Masjidil Aqsha dan naik ke langit (Sidrathul Muntaha) dan kembali ke Mekkah pada saat fajar bersama Malaikat Jibril.
Dengan buraq itu Nabi melakukan isra' dari Masjidil Haram di Mekkah ke Masjidil Aqsha" tidak disebutkan bahwa buraq itu berkepala wanita.
Tentang Isra Miraj ada satu artikel yang ditulis oleh Imam A. Khattab di Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, Ohio, yang menyimpulkan untuk meyakini Isra dan Miraj terjadi karena nyata tertulis dalam Quran, sedangkan seperti apa prosesnya jelas sangat jauh dari alam pikiran manusia.
yulianfh.multiply.com /journal/item/42   (710 words)

 Isra and Mi'raj - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A 16th century Persian miniature painting celebrating Muhammad's ascent into the Heavens, a journey known as the Miraj.
Isra (Arabic: الإسراء) is an Arabic word referring to what Muslims regard as Muhammad's miraculous night journey from Mecca to Jerusalem — specifically, to the site of Masjid al-Aqsa.
However, in many parts of the Muslim world, this date is celebrated as Lailat al Miraj.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Isra_and_Miraj   (2359 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
ISRA observed the anniversary of the night of Isra and Mi'raj by holding a one-day conference on Saturday, November 13, 1999 from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. in Columbia, SC.
The highlight of the event was a special guest speaker from Pakistan, Hazrath Khawaja Ghulam Qutab ud Din, Sajjada Nasheen, Aastan-e-alia, Hazrat Khawaja Muhammad Yar Faridi of Garhi Sharif, Khanpur, Dist. Rahim Yar Khan.
Other invited speakers included the respected Shaykh Nooruddeen Durkee of Charlottesville, VA and Shaykh Harun Rasheed Faye of Moncks Corner, SC, who led a joint session on the unparalled miracle of Mi'raj.
www.angelfire.com /sc/ISRA/News.html   (133 words)

 the worrywart: ISRA WAL MIRAJ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
the 27th day of Rajab is the day of the ISRA WAL MIRAJ - the night of the ascent of Prophet Muhammad [peace be upon Him] through the seven heavens.
On 27 Rajab (in 2003 coinciding with 24 September) Muslims remember Israa’ and Mi‘raj, the miraculous Night Journey and Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him).
The exact date of the event is uncertain, but the majority of scholars place it at 12 to 16 months before the Hijrah, the Prophet’s migration to Madinah.
beerwar.blogspot.com /2006/08/isra-wal-miraj.html   (1107 words)

 Fons Vitae publishing; The Prophet's Isra' and Mi'raj By Shaykh Muhammad 'Alawi al-Maliki (Shaykh Muhammad ibn 'Alawi ...
The Prophet's Isra' and Mi'raj By Shaykh Muhammad 'Alawi al-Maliki - The journey of Isra' and Mi'raj certainly is a focal point in the history of Islam.
You may even declare that belief in the miraculous journey of The Prophet (Peace and Blessings be upon Him) was the measurement of faith as exemplified by the companions, especially Sayyidina Abu Bakr As-Siddiq and Sayyidina Ali (may Allah be pleased with them).
For centuries, scholars have debated over the nature of the Isra' and Mi'raj but Muslims unite in their submission to the truth and justicfication behind the event.
www.fonsvitae.com /alawi-al-maliki.html   (355 words)

 Isra and Miraj
Isra and Miraj and the many Noble Attributes of Prophet Muhammad
Isra and Miraj was with body and soul
Let us do the good deeds taught in Isra and Miraj
www.madrasahidaya.net /IsraAndMiraj.html   (49 words)

 Free-Minds, a place to discover Islam based on GOD Alone
These days, many Muslims believe that Miraj of Muhammad (PBUH) was a physical journey.
In contrary, Allah has said that Miraj was a vision or ru'ya (surah Bani -Israil ayat 60).
If you insist on celebrating Isra and Miraj, then please read the website, http://www.qss.org/articles/isra.html written by Shaykh `Abdul `Aziz ibn Baz.
www.free-minds.org /articles/themessenger/miraj.htm   (2125 words)

The Ascent took place on the 27th day of Rajab (seventh month of the Hijra or Muslim lunar calendar).
This festival is also known as Lailatul-Miraj, Isra Miraj, Miraj al-Nabi, Isra, Me'raj and Laylat al-Mi'raj.
The Ascent was not with a physical body, but was a vision of the highest level.
www.sanatan.org /en/festivals/islam/lailatulmiraj.htm   (285 words)

 IslamiCity.com - Isra and Miraj: The Miraculous Night Journey
This journey is believed to have taken place just over a year before Prophet Muhammad migrated to from Makka to Madina, on the 27th of Rajab..
The Israa and Miraj refer to, two parts of an miraculous journey that Prophet Muhammad
This is a reference to the event known as Mi'raj (Ascension) and Isra' (Night Journey).
www.islamicity.com /articles/Articles.asp?ref=IC0608-3086   (1888 words)

 Pakistan Link - Letter & Opinion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Qadri said that this momentous event in which the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was transported in body and soul from Makkah to Jerusalem (Isra) and then ascended beyond the heavens (Miraj) to meet Allah, is one that signifies the honor bestowed upon humanity by Allah.
The event of Miraj demonstrates that through the Holy Prophet’s connection, humanity can indeed reach its zenith.
Qadri further expounded that it was through the Holy Prophet’s Isra wal Miraj that Muslims received the gift of prayer that night.
www.pakistanlink.com /Community/2004/Sept04/24/07.html   (374 words)

As whether the Prophet attended or led the prayer in Al-Masjid Al-Aqsa, this issue is a subject of discussion among the scholars, and I don’t think that it is not a big deal here.
However, celebrating historical events and occasions such as Mawlid and Isra', should not be considered in its totally as a forbidden innovation.
In other words, if the celebration is found in a place and time leading to bringing a clear interest to Islam, it should be then considered as a good innovation.
www.islamonline.net /livefatwa/english/Browse.asp?hGuestID=1AEUWO   (2731 words)

 TI News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
It goes out to you on 27th Rajab 1424, AH (Anno Hegirae) on the occasion of Al Isra Wal Miraj - a national holiday in a number of Muslim countries.
In an extended research study published in 1919 by Miguel Asin Palacios, a Spanish Catholic priest, striking parallels were drawn between the Divine Comedy and Prophetic accounts of the Night Journey.
The narrative of Al Isra Wal Miraj offers an ideal opportunity to practise ESL language skills with Muslim students.
www.tesolislamia.org /tin/newsletter4.html   (1876 words)

 MB proposes celebrating Isra' and Miraj as a day for the Aqsa Mosque   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Cairo - The influential Egypt-based Muslim Brotherhood (MB) Saturday urged the entire Muslim Ummah to consider the anniversary of the Isra' and Miraj as an international day for supporting the Aqsa Mosque.
In the early years of Islam, a miracle occurred to Prophet Mohammed peace be upon him as he made a night journey with Angel Gabriel from Makka to Jerusalem (Isra'), and then from there to the Heaven (Miraj).
Head of the MB Mahdi Akef issued a statement distributed by the group to the media urging the entire Muslim Ummah to supplicate to the Almighty Allah for the rescue of the sacred Aqsa Mosque, and to spend every precious thing for its defense.
www.palestine-info.co.uk /am/publish/article_19661.shtml   (420 words)

 ISRA AND MIRAJ Q&A | The Muslim Student Association @ UConn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
A: The Prophet Muhammad made a miraculous journey from Mecca to the Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem in 621 C.E. He then traveled to the heavens where God commanded him to initiate prayers five times each day.
The Prophet also stated that a prayer in al-Aqsa mosque is multiplied 500 times.
A: To remember the genesis of the most important duty in Muslim life: the daily prayer; and to remember the significance God has placed on Jerusalem and the Aqsa Mosque.
www.theicuc.org /msa/public/node/257   (286 words)

 http://www.bangsamoro.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Muslims around the globe will observe the "Isra and Miraj" today Tuesday, September 23.
Isra and Miraj mark Prophet Muhammad's night journey (thru Angel Gabriel's help) from Mecca to Jerusalem, and from the rock now located in the Dome of the Rock to heaven.
This is not a religious holiday in the conventional way as there are no celebrations or festivities associated with it.
www.bangsamoro.com /news/092203_a.php   (248 words)

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