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The Prophet's Night Journey: Spiritual or Physical?

Salam Jasmine, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Prophet Muhammad’s (peace be upon him) Night Journey from Makkah to Jerusalem and hence to heaven, and his return to his home town on the same night, was, to a contemporary mind, very much a miracle. Caravans, during this time, took a whole …

Why Do We Celebrate Al-Mi'raj?

Salam Sabreen, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Allah says in the Holy Quran: {Glory to (God) Who did take His servant for a Journey by night from the Sacred Mosque to the farthest Mosque, whose precincts We did bless,- in order that We might show him some of …

What Do You Know About the Night Journey's Means of Transport?

Night Journey: What Was the Prophet's Means of Transport?

How did the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) travel from Makkah to Jerusalem in the Night Journey? Did you hear about Al-Boraq, the animal that transported the Prophet in this amazing journey? How does it look like? What are its characteristics? What was its first reaction when the Prophet rode on it …

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