Ghusal-e-Kaaba ceremony underway

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Ghusal-e-Kaaba ceremony was held on Tuesday at Masjid al-Haram in Saudi Arabia.
Governor Prince Khalid Al-Faisal performed the practice using Zamzam water mixed with rose water.

The interior walls were cleansed with a white cloth dipped in rose, ‘Aab-e-zam zam’ and musk perfumes and was wiped with bare hands and palm leaves.

After the cleaning, the floor and the walls were dried again with white cloth and tissues. The walls were then perfumed using large quantities of oud and rose perfume.

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.