Ghusal-e-Kaaba ceremony held in Masjid al-Haram

MAKKAH: Ghusal-e-Kaaba ceremony was held on Sunday at Masjid al-Haram in Saudi Arabia.


The practice was performed by Saudi King Shah Salman.

The interior walls were cleansed with a white cloth dipped in rose, ‘Aab-e-zam zam’ and musk perfumes. Zamzam water mixed with rose perfume was splashed on the floor and was wiped with bare hands and palm leaves.

The ceremony was attended by Imam-e-Kaaba, ambassadors of Islamic countries and other significant personalities.

Khana Kaaba is given ghusal twice in a year; once in the beginning of the Islamic year and second on 1st Shaban.