Ghilaf-e-Kaaba changing ceremony takes place in Mecca

by Tauqeer Abbas
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Shafaqna Pakistan: The annual ceremony of changing Ghilaf-e-Kaaba was held at Masjid al-Haram, Mecca, Saudi Arabia where Muslims are performing second downsized Hajj owing to Covid-19 pandemic.

It has been reported that 670 kg pure silk, 120 kg of gold and 100 kg of silver have been used to prepare the new Ghilaf-e-Kaaba.

The cloth that covers the Kaaba called “Kiswa” in annually changed on 9th Zilhaj every year on the day of Arafat.

The Hajj pilgrims will proceed to Arafat today, to perform the main ritual of “Waqoof-e-Arafat”.

It will be followed by a sermon which would be delivered at Nimra Mosque and the pilgrims will then offer Zohar and Asr prayers together..

The Nation

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