al Israa and Mi’raaj (Ascension)

“Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al- Aqsaa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing”. [Surah al-Israa/17, v:01] This verse talks about the most remarkable miracles of Muhammad (Sallallaahu ‘Alayhi wa Sallam), the night journey (Israa). This journey, which is usually known as Mi’raaj which comes from an Arabic word that literally means … [Read more...]