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Al-Israa': It Is All About the Unseen

Belief in the Unseen is an essential part of a Muslim’s creed. Every Muslim must believe in all whatever Allah told us about in the Qur’an and all whatever the Prophet told us about in his Sunnah. In the Qur’an we are told the first characteristics of the righteous: {This is the Book; in it …

The Night Journey: Shift in Spiritual AuthorityThe Night Journey: Shift in Spiritual Authority

The Night Journey: Shift in Spiritual Authority

There are simple facts that have their roots in the blessed journey of Al-Israa’ and Al-Mi`raj (Night Journey and Ascension of Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him). These facts flow along the flowery garden of the biography of the Prophet. As we see in the Noble Qur’an, the story of the Night Journey …

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 …

3 Questions About the Night Journey

3 Questions About the Night Journey

The last days of the Makkah phase in the Prophet’s life were noted for alternate fortunes. However, glimpses of propitious lights were looming on the distant horizon, ultimately materialized in the event of the Prophet’s Night Journey (Al-Israa’) to Jerusalem and then Ascension (Al-Mi`raj) through the spheres of the heavens. When did the Night Journey …

What Is the Significance of Al-Isra and Al-Miraj?

Salam Ahmad, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. When and How Allah says in the Quran what means:  {Glory be to Him Who made His servant to go on a night from the Sacred Mosque to the remote mosque of which We have blessed the precincts, so that We …

Al-Isra: Universality of the Islamic Message

Al-Isra: Universality of the Islamic Message

Salam Dear Rahma, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Before tackling your specific question, let me sum up the story of the Prophet’s Night Journey. One night, as the Prophet (peace be upon him) was asleep in the home of his cousin Umm Hani in Makkah, the Angel Gabriel …



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