Home /Mosque of the Dome of the Rock Mosque of the Dome of the Rock Ibraheem took for himself a place of prayer and a place where he slaughtered sacrificial animals. Jacob stood by it, when he saw a pillar of light atop it. Moses encamped there, with his people during the period of Taih (when they were lost). David built his prayer place there, and the Temple of Solomon was built there. The Prophet ascended to the Heavens from there during the Night Journey.