Holy Kaaba to be washed today

Published 2 Jan 2010
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Holy Kaaba to be washed today
MAKKAH (SPA)- on behalf of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah, Governor of Makkah Prince Khaled Al-Faisal will wash the Kaaba today (Muharram 16).
A number of Muslim scholars, government officials, dignitaries and diplomats will attend the event, which takes place twice a year on the 15th of Shabaan and in mid-Muharram.
The marble floor and the walls will be washed with Zamzam water mixed with rose perfume. After the cleaning, the floor and the walls will be dried again with white cloth and tissues. The walls are then perfumed using large quantities of oud and rose perfume. The Kaaba will then be incensed.

Last Modified Date: 10/02/2013 - 4:09 PM Saudi Arabia Time


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