[ meer-ahj ]
/ ˈmɪər ɑdʒ /
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.
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Origin of Miʿraj
From the Arabic word miʿrāj literally, ladder, stairs
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We need not copy the descriptions of this Ascension, or "Miraj," in every detail.The Life of Mohammad|Etienne Dinet