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<BThe Koh-i-Noor, or 'mountain of light' diamond
One of the oldest internationally known diamonds in the world is the 186-carat diamond of "Mountain of Light" whose discovery dated back to 1304 in a south India mine.
He said the tourism body was also working with the governor of Makkah to develop Jabal Al-Noor (Mountain of Light).
Pilgrims and guests at the hotel can visit the Masjid al-Haram and the Kba, drink water from ZamZam Well or hike to the peak of Jabal al-Nour - the Mountain of Light.
Valley Of Hope, Mountain Of Light or Skies Of Oceans?
Islam was one of the first Muslim converts to write Islamic songs in English and as a pioneering Islamic Nasheed artist and producer, his record company, Mountain of Light, has produced some of the most popular recordings for children, including A is for Allah and I Look, I See, which teach children the basics of Islam.
Phoenix Copper Limited (ASX:PNX) has commenced and produced its first copper product ahead of schedule, from the refurbished and redesigned Mountain of Light copper project near Leigh Creek in South Australia.
Kohinoor (which means "mountain of light" in Hindi), situated a little distance from Sofia's famous Five Corners, was very full on both occasions we dined there recently.
Despite thousands queuing to see the 186.1 carat Indian Mogul cut diamond at the Great Exhibition of 1851, Prince Albert had the Koh-i-Noor - which means 'mountain of light' - re-cut into an oval.
The first is Chasing the Mountain of Light: Across India on the Trail of the Koh-i-Noor Diamond by Kjevin Rushby who was praised by this magazine's reviewer for his 'suberb gift which allows him to bring the conversations, sights and almost the smells of India to life'.
The fabulous stone, known as The Mountain of Light, is now part of the British crown jewels.