Introducing Ismaili Gnosis

Life Magazine image used pursuant to 2012 Canadian Statute, Bill C-11, Section 29.21 Dear Friend, Ismaili Gnosis is a website dedicated to explaining and validating Ismaili Muslim beliefs, practices, theology and philosophy with well researched and sourced articles for the lay reader that appeal to logic and reason, supported by academic and scholarly sources of…

Mi’raj-e-Rasul – The Night Journey of the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.s.) by Jehangir A. Merchant: LITERARY READING ON THE MI’RAJ AND A DEPICTION OF THE EVENT IN AN OTTOMAN WORK — Simerg com

Introduction: The night journey (al-isra) and the ascension (al-mi’raj) of the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.s) is observed on the 27th Rajab (for 2013, this Islamic date will fall on June 5/6) . This is an event of great spiritual significance because the exalted spiritual experience of the Prophet is viewed by all Muslims as an example…