Sahih Bukhari Volume 006, Book 060, Hadith Number 019.

Narrated By Al-Bara : We prayed along with the Prophet facing Jerusalem for sixteen or seventeen months. Then Allah ordered him to turn his face towards the Qibla (in Mecca):

"And from whence-so-ever you start forth (for prayers) turn your face in the direction of (the Sacred Mosque of Mecca) Al-Masjid-ul Haram..." (2.149)

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