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Album: Sacred Calendars

Track: Sacred Calendars; The Mi'raj

Theo-sacrcal

Description: Dr Musharraf Hussain, the Chief Imam in the Karimia Institute in Nottingham, describes what is celebrated each year on the anniversary of the Ascension of the Prophet (the Mí'raj). This recalls a miraculous trip one night when the Prophet was taken from Mecca to Jerusalem, and then was taken on a tour of heaven and hell. This festival is kept with a vigil of prayer and a recollection of the miraculous ascension.

Keywords: Sacred Calendars, University, Nottingham, Religion

Author: The University of Nottingham

Category: Humanities

Web page: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/theology

Thumbnail: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Culture/SacredCalendars/images/theo-SacrCal.jpg

Track media file: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Culture/SacredCalendars/video/SacredCalendarsTheMiraj.mp4

Duration: 09:34

Size: 389144576

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