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Jabal Nur

Cave Hira

The entrance to the Hira cave.

Jabal an-Nour (also Jabal an-Nur or Jabal Nur), (Arabic: جبل النور‎), meaning "The Mountain of Light", is a mountain near the city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. It houses the cave Hira where Muhammad is said to have received his first revelation from God (Arabic Allah) through the angel Gabriel[1].

21°27′29″N 39°51′41″E / 21.45806°N 39.86139°E / 21.45806; 39.86139

Murals at the Jabal Nur

Murals at the summit of Jabal Nur


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