In Arabic, 'mi'raj
' means something that helps one to ascend and go up, hence using this word to refer to 'ladder'.
It is associated with the miracle of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), known as Israa and Mi'raj
[Prophet's night travel and ascension to heavens].
"Contesting the Eschaton in Medieval Iberia: The Polemical Intersection of Beatus of Liebana's Commentary on the Apocalypse and the Prophet's Mi'rdjndma." The Prophet's Ascension: Cross-Cultural Encounters with the Islamic Mi'raj
Tales, edited by Christiane Gruber and Frederick Colby, Indiana UP, 2010, pp.
CHICAGO: When this novel was originally published in Arabic in 1987 as "Mi'raj
Al-Mawt," the subsequent acclaim only bolstered the fame of celebrated Syrian novelist Mamdouh Azzam.
"I declare frankly that the President of the United States of America, the President of the Republic of France and the Prime Minister of Britain are criminals, have committed a crime and will not achieve any gains," Khamenei said during a meeting with Iranian officials and ambassadors of Islamic countries on the occasion of (Isra and Mi'raj
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It is believed to have been followed by the Mi'raj
, his ascension to heaven.
Yes, Skepticism in Isra and Mi'raj
(Mohamed's journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and his ascension to the seventh heaven) and in Jerusalem's significance to Muslims is coming from inside.
As the hallowed site of Isra and Mi'raj
and the place of many Prophets (AS) of the Qur'an who walked and lived there, the world Muslim community can never abandon its heritage nor can they renounce their rights to it.
For example, several Muslims left Islam immediately after the Prophet's reported famous "night journey" to Jerusalem and to heaven (known as Isra' and Mi'raj
According to the statement by STR, performance was helped by the Isra and Mi'raj
holiday, which boosted Thursday, May 5 occupancy to 95.4% and ADR to AED 558.59 ($152).