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[meer-ahj] /ˈmɪər ɑdʒ/
noun, Islam.
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.
Compare Israʾ, Night Journey.
Origin of Miʿraj
< Arabic miʿrāj literally, ladder, stairs Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • We need not copy the descriptions of this Ascension, or "miraj," in every detail.

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet

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