Mount Hira

Mount Hira

The Prophet used to spend many nights at a time in this cave. Gabriel brought him the first revelation while he was in this cave. Muslims should not go there, since the Prophet after being commissioned as a prophet never returned to this cave.

Mount Hira

The Cave of Hira is situated at the peak of «Jabal an-Noor» to the East of Makkah. It is about 4 kilometers away from the Haram and its peak is about 634 meters highAlnuor Mountain which hosts the cave Hira, in which the angle Gabriel descended with the revelation to prophet Mohamed. Alnour is one of Makkah's mountains (Faran) mentioned in the Torah, chapter23, verse .number 2