Shab-e-Mairaj 2021: PM Imran sends greetings to Muslims
Islamabad: Shab-e-Miraj-un-Nabi (SAW) is being observed across the country on Thursday night (March 11) with religious fervor, great respect and devotion.
The word Meraj of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) is derived from Arabic word Urooj, which means ”height,” or ”ascension. ” It is celebrated on Rajab 27th in the Islamic calendar.
During Meraj, the command for five daily prayers (Salat) was also given to the Holy Prophet (SAW).
Muslims every year on (Rajab-ul-Marajab 26), the night of 27thof Rajab (Islamic calendar) observe Shab-e-Miraj in which the Holy Prophet (SAW) went on a special journey to meet Allah Almighty, crossing seven skies on the heavenly animal named ”al-Buraq.
” Shab-e-Meraj, (night of forgiveness) is a glorious night,marking the Isra and Meraj of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam, when he was taken from Makkah to Al-Haram-Al-Sharif (also known as the Temple Mount) and was then taken to heaven.