Meaning of Miʿraj


Pronunciation: (mēr'äj), [key]
— n. Islam.
  1. Muhammad's miraculous ascension from Jerusalem, through the seven heavens, to the throne of God. The site from which he ascended is now the shrine of the Dome of the Rock. Cf.
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